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February 17-19, 2023 — Westin Boston Seaport District
February 9, 2019

A “Must See” Special Exhibit at Boskone 56 Art Show

Boskone is known for its Art Show,  in large part that is due to the incredible (and often Herculean) work done by Joe Siclari and Edie Stern. Join us for one last special exhibit from Joe and Edie featuring their favorite pieces that have not been shown at a Boskone before.

Over the last 15 years, Joe Siclari and Edie Stern have put together over a dozen Historical Art Retrospectives for Boskone and World Fantasy Conventions. They have compiled some of the most interesting and engaging speculative art exhibits in fandom that showed the growth of the art in science fiction and fantasy. These exhibits were put together with contributions from dozens of collectors and artists, as well as from their own collections. Their special exhibits have been special gems in the Boskone experience and you won’t want to miss out on this, their final Boskone exhibit.


Special Exhibit: From the Collection of Joe Siclari and Edie Stern

This special exhibit will feature approximately 40 pieces, ranging from early 1900s to early this century and includes some of the greatest artists in the genre, both classical and contemporary. Some of the artists represented in the show include Julie Bell, Hannes Bok, Chesley Bonestell, Margaret Brundage, Vincent Di Fate, Leo and Diane Dillon, Dean Ellis, Ed Emsh, Robert Foster, Kelly Freas, John Harris, Paul Lehr, Ian Miller, John Jude Palencar, Willy Pogany, Richard Powers, John Schoenherr, Lawrence Sterne Stevens, Jean Pierre Targete, H. R. Van Dongen, Boris Vallejo, Ron Walotsky and Gahan Wilson.

We hope you enjoy this exhibit. Come stop by, say hello, and thank them for the years-and-years of amazing work they have contributed to Boskone! To learn more about the art, join them on their docent tour on Saturday at 4pm.