Inspired by Science and imagination
Zenith Press contributed these images to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.
Ron Miller's astronomical art has appeared in Hollywood blockbusters, magazines and museums, and he has authored more than 50 books. In his latest, "The Art of Space: The History of Space Art, from the Earliest Visions to the Graphics of the Modern Era," (Zenith Press, 2014) Miller highlights the work of dozens of artists who have shaped public perceptions of space over centuries. The book presents over 350 images, and in the exclusive Space.com gallery, we feature 12 of them.
For more, read Miller's exclusive Space.com essay, "The Art of Space, Envisioning the Universe (Op-Ed)" and read and excerpt of the book here.
John Berkey (page 121)
Lynette Cook (Page 69)
Pat Rawlings (Page 109)
Michelle Rouch (Page 115)
Marilynn Flynn (Page 41)
Lynette Cook (Page 71)
Lucy West (Page 95)
Lucy West (Page 79)
Kara Szathmáry (Page 15)
David A. Hardy (Page 179)
Wayne Barlowe (Page 193)
Alan Bean (Page 37)
This 2004 work is by American astronaut-artist Alan Bean, who walked on the moon as part of the Apollo 12 team. This image appeared in "The Art of Space" (Zenith Press, 2014).
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