Monday, December 6, 2010

RIP Peter Christopherson

Photographer, music video director, musician and former partner at design company Hipgnosis with Storm Thorgerson, Peter Christopherson, sadly passed away on Wednesday (December 1) in his home in Bangkok, Thailand, aged 55.

As well he worked as freelance photographer and contributor, then promoted to an assistant to Hipgnosis design studio, then became partner. After he officially left the Hipgnosis he continued to act and he also did art direction for some cover from Peter Gabriel.

Another cover art that was credited to him was, Pink Floyd's Nice Pair. A compilation album by Pink Floyd, re-issuing their first two albums,The Piper at the Gates of Dawn and A Saucerful of Secrets, in a new gatefold sleeve.

Peter Christopherson, rest in peace and thank you for your contribution in cover artwork.