Thursday, January 23, 2014

Colossal Ruins

Two more of the famous prints by the Scottish painter and traveler David Roberts (1796–1864). Both are showing Karnak probably Robert's favorite subject. It's above all the colossal size of the ruins reducing men to ants. It's easy to see that he still has an enormous influence on fantasy painters.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Once More New York

A cover illustration of IF Science Fiction from July 1965. There's New York under water, maybe caused by Aliens.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Surrealist Disasters

Two works by the Russian-Canadian artist George Grie (born 1962). Grie specializes in 3D, 2D, and matte painting images. He is strongly influenced by famous surrealists such as René Magritte and Salvador Dalí.