Saturday, 17 September 2011

The Art of Steampunk: - Art Donovan - Extraordinary Devices and Ingenius Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement

The Art of Steampunk:
Extraordinary Devices and Ingenius Contraptions from the Leading Artists of the Steampunk Movement

Art Donovan (Editor)

Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN 9781565235731



This book grew out of the exhibit that ran at the Museum of the History of Science at the University of Oxford, UK. It features the art and creations from 17 different artists. This book celebrates the variety, creativity and uniqueness of Steampunk. It brings to life creations from moves like The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and from books by authors like Cassandra Clare, Arthur Slade and many more.

Artists Featured:
Tom Banwell
Art Donovan
Molly "Prokshanks" Friedrich
Kris Kuksi
Rich Nagy "Datamancer"
Jessee Newhouse
Thomas Willeford
Joey Marsocci "Dr. Grymm"
Eric Freitas
Stephan Halleux
Daniel Proulx
Haruo Suekichi
James Richardson Brown
Jos De Vink
Mad Uncle Cliff
Vianney Halter
Herr Doktor

This book will be a great hit with fans of the Steampunk movies or books. It will also be a fun coffee table book and conversation starter. Full of original and unique art work, it brings science fiction to life with a Victorian twist.

(Note: I received an electronic galley of this book through NetGalley, courtesy of Fox Chapel Publishing. As per my general disclaimer, free books have no impact on my review.)

1 Comment:

Frank Zweegers said...

Thanks for the review!