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Scientific Data As Art

Our world today is filled with all sorts of interesting data points, most of which we never see or even realize are there. Think of all the flights all over the world that [...]

March 9, 2009 // 1 Comment

WINNERS: Spectrum 16 Awards

The winners of the 16th annual Spectrum Awards, celebrating the best in fantastical art, have been announced. From the press release: The jury for the sixteenth annual [...]

March 3, 2009 // 1 Comment

RIP: Edd Cartier

Tor’s Art Director, Irene Gallo, is reporting that American pulp magazine illustrator Edd Cartier has passed away. Cartier’s work has been gracing books and [...]

December 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

RIP: James Cawthorn

Sad news… James Cawthorn, British sf/fantasy illustrator, comics artist and historian, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. Cawthorn created early interpretations [...]

December 5, 2008 // 0 Comments

John Picacio Art Show

The Pyr blog has recently become a group blog, with Pyr authors contributing to the already cool content by Pyr editor Lou Anders. Chris Roberson, for example, has just [...]

August 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: Art in a Digital World

The digital revolution has affected all areas of out lives, with some sort of computing device present in just about every gadget imaginable. The world of artistic endeavor [...]

August 14, 2008 // 8 Comments

RIP: John Berkey

Sad news… Artist John Berkey passed away this week. Besides the numerous book covers he painted, Berkey’s is often recognized for the artwork he did for the Old [...]

May 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

Artist Jim Murray

Here are 4 reasons why you should visit the website of artist Jim Murray. [via Irene @ The Art [...]

February 6, 2008 // 1 Comment

R.I.P.: Jamie Bishop

Sad news… Artist and Professor Jamie Bishop, son of SF author Michael Bishop, was among the victims of the recent Virginia Tech tragedy. See posts by Paul Di Filippo, [...]

April 18, 2007 // 0 Comments

Cover Story : The Art of John Picacio

I’ve just learned (through Pyr editor Lou Anders’ blog) that next month will see the release of a new science fiction art book called Cover Story : The Art of [...]

April 5, 2006 // 1 Comment

If You Like Art

Then you must check out Michel Gagne’s site. Mr. Gagne has an extensive body of work, including working on Iron Giant and the Cartoon Network Clone Wars series. You [...]

May 11, 2005 // 1 Comment

Science As Art

Some extremely cool ‘sculptures’ based on astronomy , stellar cartography and other scientific ideas. This stuff is very cool, if expensive, although I might [...]

April 17, 2005 // 0 Comments

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