Beyond Science Fiction: The Art of Michael Whelan
Escape to thought-provoking realms and explore awe-inspiring vistas with Michael Whelan’s ‘Beyond Science Fiction’ art book. Throughout a credentialed career spanning nearly 5 decades, Michael Whelan has successfully straddled the historically at-odds worlds of fine art and commercial illustration. HIs work represents a logic-defying blend of pop-culture-defining imagery and impassioned personal expression that resonates with sophisticated art collectors as well as with top professionals in genre media. Michael Whelan’s significance as the architect of a unique genus of imaginative art that combines the detail-rich techniques of realist painting with the time-honored tradition of illustrating mankind’s dreams and aspirations, is at the forefront of defining and establishing ‘Alternative Realism’ as a contemporary art movement.