Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising. And after watching the documentary at the end of the post you will know — he also led his life with mastery.
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa.
Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.
Keith Rankin is responsible for the sublime artwork of Orange Milk Records.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
Berndnaut Smilde performs magic. I don’t need to know how he’s creating his indoor clouds but I love it. I totally share his fascination with clouds.
This message is so utterly beautiful in its implications that I just want to believe it! Love & gratitude materializes in beauty.
There is a small group of painters who are able to invoke nature’s serene magic. Isono is one of them and his love for the forest is very tangible.
Rebecca Reeve creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.
The art of the Australian Aborigines is one of the oldest artistic traditions alive. This selection shows paintings from the mid-fifties until now by artists from the Arnhem Land region in Northern Australia.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
End Time City is Michael Ackerman’s radical portrayal of the Indian city of Benares, the holy City of Light on the shore of the Ganges.
The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through these arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect.
a documentary about refreshingly open-minded scientists, growing old but staying curious and a beautiful love story. ah wait… and psychoactive substances.
Georgia O’Keeffe is mostly known for her large-scale paintings of natural forms and flowers at close range with which she sought to share the beauty she witnessed.
Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.
The film does not attempt to tell the life story of a poet. Rather, the filmmaker had tried to recreate the poet’s inner world.
I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…