The Fantastic Art of Boris of Vallejo Author:Boris Vallejo Here is the stuff of myths and visions, the kinds of primal image that exert a powerful pull on all of us. The subjects of Boris Vallejo's paintings often do not exist in the real world. There are no living models for the characters and creatures or the exotic backgrounds his art depicts. — Herein lies Boris' true gift-- a gift that goes beyond... more » mere technical virtuousity to strike a deep and responsive chord in all our imaginations. He has that rare talent to capture the essense of our dreams and fantasies and invest them with a sense of reality powerful enough not only to see, but to feel. It is this quality that makes his work unique among fantasy artists today.
From the first, when Boris Vallejo's stunning illustrations began gracing the books of Edgar Rice Burroughs and the Doc Savage stories, his amazing artistry found a wide and delighted audience.
In the six years since his work first received attention, the magnificent Vallejo imagination has created a vast gallery of superb illustration in every field: science fiction, fantasy, mystery and romance.
This collection showcases Boris Vallejo's astonishing versatility in beautiful reproductions of his most famous paintings for the Tarzan, Gor, and Conan books, the fiction of Frederick Pohl, Larry Niven, Poul Anderson, Philip Jose Farmer, Alice Chetwynd Ley, and many more--including some displayed here for the first time.« less