Man, there are some truly wonderful artworks in the world today. And some of the strongest can be found in the cover art for vinyl albums.
for example. These are just two nominees (Robert Beattie, top; Rutherford and Mason, below) for Vinyl Album Cover Art of the Year Award.
They are taken from an excellent article in CreativeReview which covers the short list in detail. Well worth it both as a good read and as a display of the images themselves.