Alexander Jarman

Afrocentric Visions

Alexander Jarman
Afrocentric Visions

Artist Dennis Pohl designed some outstanding covers for Afrocentric albums in the 1970s. 

This week, we present a short visual essay highlighting this work.  We hope it inspires you to join us at our Afrofuturism listening party!  

 Pohl's artwork for Weldon Irvine,  Cosmic Vortex,  1976.

Pohl's artwork for Weldon Irvine, Cosmic Vortex, 1976.

 Pohl's artwork for Stanley Cowell,  Brilliant Circles , Arista, 1975.

Pohl's artwork for Stanley Cowell, Brilliant Circles, Arista, 1975.

 Pohl's artwork for Cecil Taylor's  Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come , Arista, 1976.

Pohl's artwork for Cecil Taylor's Nefertiti, The Beautiful One Has Come, Arista, 1976.

 Pohl's artwork for Oliver Lake,  NTU: Point From Which Creation Begins , Arista, 1976.

Pohl's artwork for Oliver Lake, NTU: Point From Which Creation Begins, Arista, 1976.