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Spectrum 8: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art (Spectrum #8)

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The increasing popularity of fantasy and science fiction themes in art is both celebrated and summarized in the sumptuous Spectrum series, which in eight years has become the premier venue for such art and an invaluable resource for art directors and illustrators. Spectrum 8 has a wider reach than any previous volume, featuring works from Germany, England, the Netherlands, ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 17th 2001 by Underwood Books
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Carly Johnson
Aug 05, 2011 Carly Johnson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Fantastic compilation of fantasy art. Comes out yearly (every Novemeber). Awesome series!!!!
Jer
Dec 22, 2007 Jer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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The first "Spectrum" book for me. Yes, this is where my addiction started.
Dexter
Jul 17, 2014 Dexter rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is such a spectacular compilation in high quality printing of the vanguard of science fiction, fantasy, and speculative art. After gazing on all the works presented, the reader is instilled with a sense of wonder, as if they have been touched with a drop of magic. So many images, the paintings, the illustrations, the brilliant ideas, will stay with the reader. Go seek this if you are a science fiction and fantasy reader--it's the visual counterpart to the fiction, and the worlds of the imag ...more
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If you love fantasy and SiFi art of any type; paintings, drawings, sculpture, cartoons then this is the book for you. Fantastic selection of the years art. You can't help but find something you like inside. Highly recommended
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