Seattle’s EMP Museum houses the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, and yesterday, announced the 2015 cohort of inductees: James E. Gunn, Georges Méliès, John Schoenherr, Hayao Miyazaki, Kurt Vonnegut and Jack Gaughan.
One of the many reasons we're excited for the return of Omni magazine is access to their vaults. Just recently, the new owners of the magazine republished this iconic Dune art from a collection of rare work by John Schoenherr. Not only are these illustrations stunning, but Frank Herbert praised their accuracy.
The beautiful 11 x 15 inch watercolor painting by John Schoenherr, used for the ACE paperback first edition of Dune, just sold for a little over $26,000 at Heritage Auction Galleries, shattering the $10,000 to $15,000 pre-auction estimate. Internet bidders pushed the price to just over $19,000 prior to the live…