Tag: Art and artists

Two Books about Skeletons [Review]

Unnatural Selection by Katrina van Grouw Princeton University Press, 2018 How does evolution happen? This is the behind Unnatural Selection, written by natural history curator and illustrator Katrina van Grouw. She approaches it from a direction unfashionable these days, though one that Charles Darwin received inspiration from: the selective breeding of domesticated animals. Unnatural Selection …

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M Train [Review]

M Train by Patti Smith Alfred A. Knopf, 2015 I read this book as a challenge for Seattle Public Library. Every summer they have a book bingo game, and if you fill in a row of five (the center square is free) you are entered in a contest. Each square is for a book of …

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Flaming Heart

My heart burns for you.  

Leatherheart

Toxic, perhaps, and firing on all cylinders.

Naughty Arabian Nights

Some kinky, Aubrey Beardsley-like  shenanigans are going on in this Arabian Nights illustration by early twentieth century book illustrator Kay Nielson. Not for kids.

Black Queen VIII

Oliver Ledriot’s sneering Black Queen is all a Faerie villainess should be.

Heavy on the Symbolism

Dare to touch her, and Death smiles. (Illustration by SF artist Virgil Finlay)

Lick It Up

Don’t you hate when that happens?

Space Oddity

Todd Alcott re-creates old SF pulp covers into homages to David Bowie songs. You can buy his work on etsy.com.

Download Overload

How much is too much digital entertainment?