Readers of fantasy novels know Frank Frazetta’s work even at a mere glance, so it should come as no surprise that he’s featured in the Art Appreciation Moment of the Day with this piece of Bran Mak Morn.

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Fantasy artist Frank Frazzetta (he later would drop one of the Zs) was born February 9th, 1928 in Brooklyn, New York, the only boy in a family with 3 sisters. He is widely considered to be the most influential and most emulated fantasy artist in history.

via Art History Archive

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  1. hermit
    August 21, 2009 at 2:55 pm — Reply

    Frazetta suck.

    i’m kidding, i love the guy’s art. i have 2 of his Death Dealer statue, one small on his horse, and one about 18 inches tall leaning against a big axe on a pile of skulls (pretty neat if you ask me).

    i also have about 200 jpegs of his drawings and sketches. the best Conan artist ever, closely followed by Cary Nord IMO

  2. September 2, 2009 at 3:49 pm — Reply

    Wait, you can do that? You can just drop letters out of your last name?

    I do love Frazetta, of course. Unfortunately that Death Dealer series that came out in the last year or so was pretty bad.

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