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    Michael Whelan - Original Concept Painting for Arthur C. Clarke's 2061: Odyssey Three (Ballantine, 1984). One of the most significant science-fiction illustrators of the twentieth century, Michael Whelan's art has graced book covers, movie posters, album covers, prints, lithographs, and a host of products worldwide. His original work is aggressively sought after and jealously acquired by a legion of collectors. Offered here is Whelan's preliminary painting for the mass market paperback edition of Arthur C. Clarke's 2061: Odyssey Three, the second sequel to the iconic 2001: A Space Odyssey. Preliminary work like this is fascinating, as it shows the raw, revealed moment of creation and artistic vision. Somewhat different than the final version, this is a stunning, haunting piece. With an image area of approximately 6" x 10", this piece has been nicely matted and framed and is signed by the artist in the lower right.

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    July, 2003
    15th-20th Tuesday-Sunday
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