Center spread illustration for “Lifeless: The Art of Lifeless Planet,” a coffee table book celebrating the fan art of the popular indie video game, Lifeless Planet. This illustration celebrates the space race between the former Soviet Union and the United States during the height of the Cold War.

“Distance” and “Utopia” represent the unique goals and aspirations of the United States and Soviet Union as their competition for supremacy stretches dramatically beyond Planet Earth...but when their images are combined, a new message is revealed...
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