Sci-Fi Art books

Selected books listed by published decade.

2010s

Hardware: The Definitive SF Works of Chris Foss - Featuring work for books by Isaac Asimov, E. E. Smith, Arthur C. Clarke, A. E. Van Vogt and Philip K. Dick, and film design for Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick, this volume brings together many rare and classic images that have never been seen or reprinted before. The first comprehensive retrospective of Chris Foss's SF career.

Masters of Science Fiction and Fantasy Art - profiles and celebrates the work of today's leading practitioners of art of the fantastic, as well as a handful of gifted newcomers from around the globe.

Sci-Fi Art Now - brings together for the first time the finest, freshest, and most exciting talents in the world of sci-fi illustration. Artists from around the world-from China and Singapore to the United States and Europe-are represented in this volume, which focuses on the latest and most imaginative work being produced today.

2000s

The Chesley Awards for Science Fiction and Fantasy Art: A Retrospective - Presenting the best of science fiction and fantasy art from the past 17 years, a true collector's item beautifully produced on high-quality paper.

Sci-Fi Art: A Graphic History - traces the evolution of this popular art form from the earliest illustrations of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells through the classic cover art of pulp magazines from the 1920s and 30s, to graphic novels in the 60s and 70s, and right up to contemporary film posters, movies, and television shows.

Journeyman: The Art of Chris Moore - with text and an interview by Stephen Gallagher, the first collection of the renowned artist's work, including cover illustrations for Dick and Wells novels.

Film Posters Science Fiction - The images in this book, representing the creme de la creme of science fiction posters from artists in different countries and cultures, show what has been luring audiences into the cinema from 1902 to the present day.

1990s

Infinite Worlds : The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art - This dazzling array of close to 700 images, encompassing some of the finest examples of the sci-fi genre's futuristic art and featuring the work of its greatest practitioners, is the definitive collection of science fiction art. 675 illustrations, 600 in color.

Transluminal: The Paintings of Jim Burns - For more than 25 years, Jim Burns's imaginative book covers have delighted the giants of the science fiction genre - Ray Bradbury, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke among them. In witty, informative commentary, filled with anecdotes and reminiscences, Burns himself explains the concepts and the process behind the creation of his spellbinding paintings.


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