Album Cover, Sun Song by Sun Ra
Considered to have been the first Black female designer of a jazz record cover, Laini Abernathy became known for giving form to abstract sounds. This graphic sun expresses the optimism of Afrofuturist music and the cosmic jazz of Sun Ra.
It is credited
Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
Its dimensions are
31.4 × 31.8 cm (12 3/8 × 12 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
At top of image, at center: "sun/ra/sun/song"
Cite this object as
Album Cover, Sun Song by Sun Ra; lithograph on folded paper; 31.4 × 31.8 cm (12 3/8 × 12 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 2021-25-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Duro Olowu Selects.