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The Artful Collector: Highlights from LonCon3 – The Biggest SF Worldcon...

Part 3 of Jane's con report on Loncon3 - the good, the bad and the art.

The Artful Collector: Highlights from LonCon3 – The Biggest SF Worldcon...

If you missed Loncon3, here's your chance to catch up!

The Artful Collector: Highlights from LonCon3 – The Biggest SF Worldcon...

A con report on the biggest Worldcon ever. So bit that Jane's report needs three parts. Here's part one.

Review: THIS “YEAR’S BEST” ANTHOLOGY REALLY *IS* THE YEAR’S BEST!

Steve reviews Gardner Dozois's marvelous 31st Annual Year's Best SF!

The Artful Collector: Moving into a New Era of SF/F Art

The Hugo awards for Professional Artist, from 1980 through 1992, were dominated by artist Michael Whelan (Jim Burns won once during those years, in...

The Artful Collector: Death, Doom and Gloom Strikes Again!

Jane Frank takes us through the stages of mourning for book covers.

The Artful Collector: Art Hierarchies #3: Art Done for Love is...

The more we detect fake sentiment or emotion, or (in our case) pandering to a love of dragons and wizards - as opposed to honest "self-expression" - the less we are going to care whether "just for the love of it" was the reason for creation

The Artful Collector: The Best Fantasy Art Show in the World

IlluxCon is the best convention dedicated to sf/f Art in the world, today

The Artful Collector: State of the Art at the 71st Worldcon

Fans, publishers, art directors, and collectors expected Worldcon art shows to display the best-of-the-best art being created in the field, and top artists looked forward to meeting their expections. NO MORE.

The Artful Collector: The Major Awards for Artists and ART: The...

As I was downloading some bid sheets this week, in preparation for packing up the art to be displayed at the  LoneStarCon3 Art Show,...

The Artful Collector: Are Conventions Good Places to Find Art? (Part...

Once upon a time, science fiction and fantasy conventions were great places to find, and buy, original art - and, in time - reproductions...

The Artful Collector: In Praise of Tangibility

First, and let’s get this out of the way right at the start: I would never say that digital art isn’t Art.  I have...