Prince made many memorably filthy tracks, from "Head" to "Erotic City," but none of them may have been as dirty as this cover, which cloaked itself in floral innocence. Couple of Hollywood actresses posed for him, yet at one point he started collaborating with Marilyn Monroe and the two became friends. Art Frahm was born in in Chicago and is known as an American painter of pin-up girls and advertising. Years ago, before American society had achieved full pornofication, the raciest image in a teenager's room might be an album cover. But Prince wasn't content to have a photo of himself starkers:
Americans got a trippy picture of subatomic particle tracks, but Europeans got the sexy version of the album art for the Strokes' debut:
Pin-up Girls in Art & Photography
The artist was often her own model, using cameras or mirrors to capture the pose. Like Ween themselves, this image was so over-the-top that it became its own freaky thing. The middle ages were suffocated with religious artso any form of eroticism was practically banned from the public sphere. Throughout that time, Frahm managed to construct specific style which was quite reminiscent of Norman Rockwell, while he produced advertising works for clients like Coppertone and Coca-Cola. Namely, since prehistory, the female representation was celebrated in a form of Mother Earthwhich then continued in Ancient Greece with the celebration of the nude body of both sexes.