I’ve used several of these as title images, so it’s only fair Ms. Dvornikova, an artist from St. Petersburg, Russia, gets a post to herself. It looks like she has a book out now, too. […]
Chinese artist Kuri Huang makes breathtakingly colorful illustrations of mythical figures and fairy tales. Despite the panoply of color, which seems explosive and yet soft at the same time, her palettes are wonderfully sublime. Find […]
When we are young children, the world is largely incomprehensible and irrelevant to us, as some distant quasar is to us as working adults — at best a curiosity. This changes in our tweens and […]
Japanese illustrator Akiya Kageichi continues the themes of sex, death, and identity as explained in Macabre and Erotic Obsessions: Contemporary Japanese Illustration. His tormented lovers, sinister jesters, and disinterested kings rule fractious fantasy underworlds that […]
Ddaddy Star, a Malay artist who also goes under the name Olafoolart, makes wonderful illustrations of characters from myth, both Eastern and Western, both ancient and modern: Asian gods, Aesop fables, Princess Mononoke, astrological signs, […]
art by Rory Kurtz For a period in the 1950s, Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine ran a Christmas-themed cover every December. Have a happy holiday.
UK collage artist Andrew Blucha creates darkly surrealist illustrations under the moniker Metafables, which is an excellent description of his work. For more on why that’s so, see Visions of Excess.