Celebrities don’t exist. Not really. They are characters in a public drama, which is why, whenever someone meets them — or rather, the person of the same name who plays them — there’s always an […]
I wasn’t satisfied with my covers for FEAST OF SHADOWS, so I went back to the drawing board. I think it was worth it. Part 1 (with the old cover still) is available here.
Lithuanian artist Gediminas Pranckevičius makes utterly stunning surreal landscapes of stone minds and impossibly stacked houses, where shadowy sea creatures prowl like phobias inside wall-less seas and we each live inside a house made of […]
With how many illusions must I have been born in order to be able to lose one every day! E.M. Cioran was a Romanian thinker who spent most of his life in France. This week, […]
It is the fantastic lands that are more real, more present. The Europeans in love with darkest Africa were in love with a fiction. One only travels to real places for facts or money. They […]
Ferenc Pinter (1931 – 2008) was an Italian painter and illustrator. He was born in Liguria to a Hungarian father and Italian mother. His name was spelled Pintér Ferenc in Hungarian and he signed most […]
Paul Lehr (1930-1998) studied illustration at the prestigious Pratt Institute. His first sf cover – for the American edition of Jeffery Lloyd Castle’s Satellite E One (1954) – is a realistic depiction of the construction […]