Sci-fi Illustrator Ed Emshwiller

I was doing some lunchtime research for an upcoming album cover project and found this illustration by Ed Emshwiller. Freaking great. I discovered he also worked in film. Below is a short piece he made in 1962 entitled "Thanatopsis". The artist describes it: "The confrontation of a man and his torment. Juxtaposed against his external composure are images of a woman and lights in distortion, with tension heightened by the sounds of power saws and a heartbeat." Crazy...

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