Thursday, October 6, 2016

Isle of Man 2016 - Islands and Bridges

ISSUE DATE: 19 August 2016
STAMP THEME: Roger Dean - Islands and Bridges
 STAMP SIZE: 52 x 40 mm
ARTWORK: Roger Dean

This enthralling collection features some of Roger Dean's most recognisable artwork from album covers of artists including Yes and Uriah Heep. The image on the 45p stamp titled 'Meeting Place' was inspired by the Isle of Man and created especially for this collection and aforementioned exhibition.

Roger Dean is internationally renowned for his album cover designs, posters and books. More than sixty million copies of his images have been sold around the world as posters, cards, calendars books and album covers. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide including the Royal Academy of Arts, the V&A, the Royal College of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London and the New York Culture Center, USA.

45p - Meeting Place - painting inspired by the Isle of Man.
77p - Blind Owl Late Landing - artwork for the Blind Owl album, to be released.
95p - Pathways - cover artwork for the Yes triple album Yessongs.
£1.24 - Green Parrot Island - from Yes - The Studio Albums 1969-1987 box set.
£1.69 - Tales From Topographic Oceans - Yes album cover.
£2.08 - Sea of Light - from the Uriah Heep album of the same name.


Stamp images and description thanks to Isle of Man Post Office

Isle of Man Stamps