Black Mirror is one of the most important new science fiction TV shows of the past few years, helping to transform our ideas about the kinds of stories that SF can tell on television. And now, a group of artists has put together a Black Mirror-inspired show for Aperture in New York. »
There’s nothing more fun than looking at paintings and other artworks showing our favorite characters from science fiction. Except maybe... when they’re paintings on black velvet? Meet Bruce White, who depicts your favorite characters with the vibrance and luster of velvet Elvises. »
Yep, you wouldn’t want to be those robots in this new sculpt by amazing artist Vincent Villafranca, called “Dark Day for the Metal-Heads.” We’ve featured Villafranca’s incredible sculptures before, but this one is really something special.
The 1965 model of the U.S.S. Enterprise usually hangs in the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum, but right now it's being restored. It's still a thing of incredible beauty, even after 50 years. So artist Nick Acosta took photos of the original model as it is now, and inserted it into iconic shots from the Star Trek … »
Space is the greatest mystery, and our ultimate challenge as a species. Cats, meanwhile, are our close allies and companions, who nevertheless remain a great cosmic mystery. Mash the two up, and you have endless fascination. Here's our favorite artwork showing cats... in space! »
Check out the trailer for Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World, a documentary that gives you an inside look at the creative process of the man who gave us Alien's Xenomorph and so much more. »
These images by Russia-born, New York-educated artist Dasha Shishkin are just endlessly fascinating. They're cartoony in their simple, stark lines, but also surreal and reminiscent of 1960s futurism. Here's a detail from a new picture called "analyte detection via protein nano spores." »
While filing photographs at the Library of Congress, Barbara Orbach Natanson was momentarily startled by a 1920 picture that looked as if Portland, Oregon was being attacked from above. "How frightening would it have been to be on the streets," she asked herself, "when these airplanes swooped overhead?" »