[Nagnagnag] EMI-Manhattan label

paulus hook p_hook at sbcglobal.net
Mon Nov 7 22:49:46 PST 2005


> turbid at turbid.com writes:

> Piet Mondrian, 'Broadway Boogie Woogie':
> http://www.moma.org/exhibitions/2002

> Is this the same piece used for the generic EMI-Manhattan
> 12" & 7" sleeves from the 1980s?

I've been curious about that as well.  It's quite possible that
EMI's Manhattan sublabel simply lifted a detail from the
painting.  At very least the design is an obvious homage to
Mondrian's painting.

I'll ask a mate who's pappy ran the label back in the day.

-Ross



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