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The Artful Collector: Collecting Ahead of the Curve

When we started framing F/SF calendar pages to hang on our walls in the 1960s (the days before commercial prints or posters were available) original Victorian “fairy paintings” by the likes of Fitzgerald, Cruikshank, Doyle and Dadd (not to mention the Pre-Raphaelites) were unfashionable.  Or, perhaps put a better way, given the topic of this […]

The Artful Collector: In Praise of Tangibility

First, and let’s get this out of the way right at the start: I would never say that digital art isn’t Art.  I have never claimed that digital artists aren’t “real artists” – as some traditional artists do – because “the computer does all the work.”  I’m not spooked by the competition (go ahead and […]