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Jan282012

Klaus Burgle

One of my favourite things is atwork from the past that depicts the future. Another is cut-aways, which I was obsessed with as a kid and are actually my first memories of ever doing any drawing. I'm fascinated by past visions of what people thought our future would be, and the 60s and 70s were an amazing period for science fiction illustration. You can feel the optimism of the space-race and the excitement and predictability of man in space that sadly hasn't arrived yet. There's something about Klaus Burgle's illustrations that follow on from Chesley Bonestell so naturally so I had to get him right behind as you can see him picking up the baton and going the next stretch with it. I would love a Klaus Burgle original on my wall. One day...

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