Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa. These portraits of masqueraders build on Galembo’s work of the past twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as the homegrown custom of Halloween in the United States.
This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
Thomas Shearer’s main focus is on agate and I spent hours browsing his vast collection. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
Capturing the fleeting moments of a wave’s journey to dissipation, Australian photographer Ray Collins feels more at home floating in…
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!
Michael O’Neill’s quest to capture the essence of yoga spans time, space, and peoples.
I’m aware of Ana Noble and her life at the navel of the moon (Mexico City) since I discovered her flickr stream many years ago.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
It’s been a long time since the last post on Moebius. Back then I presented a selection of his black and white work…
Turrell is an artist who works with the nature of perception. He uses light to make you perceive your perceiving.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
Pavel Tchelitchew clearly was a seer of the unseen, a true visionary artist.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
In my point of view these 3D animations of mandelbrot sets are a very effective way of getting a glimpse of infinity
I would describe the work of Ernesto Neto as ‘body art’. It’s a supreme example of art that communicates by bodily sensations.
I don’t wanna spoil it for you. First look at the pictures and wonder what you see. Then read below.