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Squaring the Circle The Story of Hipgnosis 15 rating

Celebrated photographer, filmmaker, and art director Anton Corbijn's homage to the creative geniuses behind the iconic album art design studio, Hipgnosis, responsible for some of the most recognisable album covers of all time.

Documentary 2022 101 mins

Director: Anton Corbijn



Photographer, filmmaker, and art director, Anton Corbijn’s (Control, The American, A Most Wanted Man) debut documentary feature is an homage to the creative geniuses Hipgnosis, the design studio headed by Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey “Po” Powell, who were responsible for elevating album covers from staid band portraits to high concept art pieces. Working with Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, 10cc, Paul McCartney, Peter Gabriel among others, Hipgnosis revolutionised what an album cover could be, setting a new standard and influencing artists for generations to come.