Friday, 13 July 2012

Two covers: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Chatto & Windus first edition, 1932: cover by Leslie Holland

Bantam edition, 1952: cover by Charles Binger


  1. Huxley is turning in his grave nearly 100 years after his visionary prophecies began to form into his own mode of fiction. He is one of my favorite authors and raised serious issues and made world-wide breakthroughs in the research of psychedelics as well as our cognitive liberties. I drew a portrait as homage to the man and his works. See the him roll with the mushrooms, the pills and the doors of perception at

  2. Thanks for commenting, and for sharing the link. I like your portrait of Huxley a hell of a lot - it's a striking and conceptually acute piece of work.