Visual Arts

Desolate cityscapes, future ruins, starships leaving among the debris of decay: one wonders if there is a place left in the universe where these travelers could find a better life?
Asni’s Art Blog: Exodus

Asni’s Art Blog: Exodus

Desolate cityscapes, future ruins, starships leaving among the debris of decay: one wonders if there is any place left in the universe where these travelers could find a better life? Read More »

The Artful Collector: Your Guide to ArtSpeak – Part 3 (final)

The Artful Collector: Your Guide to ArtSpeak – Part 3 (final)

The art of speaking "art", or, the art world's version of technobabble. Read More »

Things that Never Were

Things that Never Were

Hoaxes - from fakecons to television series - are a staple of the fannish world. Read More »

The Artful Collector: Your Guide to ArtSpeak – Part 2

The Artful Collector: Your Guide to ArtSpeak – Part 2

Translating art babble, one word at a time. Read More »

Conan, by Crom!

Conan, by Crom!

Depictions of Conan have evolved over the years, from Emshwiller to Brundage to Arnold and now, to Jackson. Read More »

The Artful Collector:  Your Guide to ArtSpeak – Part I

The Artful Collector: Your Guide to ArtSpeak – Part I

The language of art collecting can be strange, wonderful and at times totally mystifying to outsiders.  It’s a vocabulary rife with very specific descriptors (“etching, serigraph, remarque”) as well as a baffling assortment of slang... Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Apocalyptic Space Art

Asni’s Art Blog: Apocalyptic Space Art

Space art may have started out as a visualization tool for astronomers and physicists, but the artists have turned the scientific concepts into a play with colours and form, which owes more to the abstract painters of the 20th century. Read More »

The Artful Collector: Where Are They Now?  Spotlight on Artist Fred Gambino

The Artful Collector: Where Are They Now? Spotlight on Artist Fred Gambino

Where's Fred Gambino? Premiering a new art book at this year's Worldcon! Read More »

Science Fiction Tropes: The BFG

Science Fiction Tropes: The BFG

B*F*Gs! One need say nothing more by way of introduction. Read More »

The Artful Collector: How Times Have Changed . . .

The Artful Collector: How Times Have Changed . . .

A trip down memory lane - with art catalogs! Read More »

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