TOM WILKES

 
 

Tom Wilkes was an art director, album cover designer, and photographer who blazed a graphic trail throughout the 60s, 70s and 80s. He created high concept visual statements that have become iconic cultural artifacts. His covers include “Flowers” and “Beggars’ Banquet” for The Rolling Stones, the two 1973 compilation albums for The Beatles, “All Things Must Pass” and “Living In The Material World” for George Harrison, “Harvest” and “Decade” for Neil Young, the whiteface album for Ike & Tina Turner, among many others. He worked as the art director for the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, and for A&M Records from 1967 to 1969. Wilkes received many awards for his design work, including a Grammy for Best Recording Package in 1974. Wilkes also produced and directed TV and radio spots, music videos, films, mixed media presentations and special events.