Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Merge Records to showcase album art with Chapel Hill exhibit

Continuing a big year of 25th anniversary festivities, Merge Records has announced a new exhibit showcasing original artwork featured on the label's many releases from the past 25 years dubbed Unbelievable Things: 25 Years of Art on Merge Records.

The exhibit will run from July 18 to August 9 at LIGHT Art + Design at 601 W. Rosemary Street in Chapel Hill, NC. It will feature art from albums by Superchunk, Lambchop, Arcade Fire, Spoon and more than 40 other bands.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, July 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. and will feature a performance by Shark Quest. It is a free event that is open to the public.

Check out a list of artists whose work will be featured in the exhibit below.

Featured artists
John Austin
Laura Ballance
Ted Bois
Jeff Brouws
Brian Calvin
Ashley North Compton
Count de Buffon
Ian Dingman *Beverly Dixon
Laird Shropshire Dixon
Marcel Dzama
Jason Evans
Neil Farber
Dan Graham
Harrison Haynes
Maya Hayuk
Sydney Hermant
Hamish Kilgour
Tracy Maurice
Mac McCaughan
Wendy Moore
Phil Morrison
Kristin Oppenheim
Shaun Richards
Michael Rubenstein
Chris Verene
Kurt Wagner
Kara Walker
Daryl Waller
Steven Walls
Marci Washington
Wayne White
Andrea Zittel

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