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David A. Hardy,Patrick Moore, 2004-09-01
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Astronomical Art

Today, we receive images from a new frontier that is rapidly expanding, planet to planet, into space. A new link is being forged by a new generation of exploration artists - astronomical artists. Armed with science, creativity and imagination, they construct... [more]

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  • The Conquest of Space
    Many people received their introduction to the art of Chesley Bonestell by way of coming across a copy of the famous 1949 Willy Ley/Chesley Bonestell book, "The Conquest of Space". Of the 58 Bonestell illustrations in "Conquest", 43 were first published in magazines, betwe ...
    over a 1 year ago
  • Somnium - Summoning the Spirit
    This image is inspired by the first ever science fiction book, Johannes Kepler's "Somnium", which describes a fantastic voyage to the Moon. It was written 400 years ago, but has never been illustrated - until now! I have created a series of works both on canvas and on paper, ...
    over a 1 year ago
  • Somnium - Voyage to Levania
    This image is inspired by the first ever science fiction book, Johannes Kepler's "Somnium", which describes a fantastic voyage to the Moon. It was written 400 years ago, but has never been illustrated - until now! I have created a series of works both on canvas and on paper, ...
    over a 1 year ago
  • Moonfish (Somnium Series)
    This image is inspired by the first ever science fiction book, Johannes Kepler's "Somnium", which describes a fantastic voyage to the Moon. It was written 400 years ago, but has never been illustrated - until now! I have created a series of works both on canvas and on paper, ...
    over a 1 year ago

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