SF art anthology

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SF art anthology

Postby Brightonian » Sun Jan 24, 2010 5:04 pm

Just picked up a battered, n-th hand copy of Science Fiction Art, compiled and introduced by Brian Aldiss, for £3.99 at the Oxfam shop. Some fine stuff in there - and I can now see where some of the artwork in Promethea came from ...
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Re: SF art anthology

Postby admin » Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:44 am

When Ted White edited Amazing Stories, he tried the experiment of having good art on the covers. I guess it failed, because the golden age of science fiction art is far behind us, and having good art on the cover seems not to have occurred to modern publishers.
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