The Frank Collection, owned and curated by husband-and-wife team Jane and Howard Frank, is renowned worldwide as the largest and best collection of fantasy and science-fiction art in existence. A first volume of treasures from the collection, with a witty and informative commentary from the Franks themselves, was published in 1999 to considerable popular and critical acclaim; now at last here is a the eagerly awaited second volume. The accompanying text, full of entertaining anecdotes, provides a masterful insight into the creative processes of the fantasy/science fiction artist.
Jane Frank is a member of the Association of Science Fiction Artists, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and the Society of Illustrators. She founded Worlds of Wonder with her husband, Howard, in 1991 with the aim of gaining wider exposure for the artists and art associated with the literary genre of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Primarily devoted to the sale of original paintings, it is now the most prominent agency of its kind in the world Both Howard and Jane live in Virginia, USA.