Vaka Valo’s ongoing ‘Dream Diary’ series brilliantly repurposes schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals and turns them into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists. Especially Toshio Saeki evokes a similar feeling in me, although using more explicit images.
After so much exploring the inner worlds and energetic realms, back to matter.
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
Robert Beatty’s artworks are exceptionally peculiar and seem impossible to pin down.
For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.
The synchronicity of discovering Esther Teichmann at this moment in my life is striking. I am surrounded by lush nature and the promise of the unknown speaks to me beyond language.
The woodcut prints of Tom Killion speak of a deep love for the landscape, a passion for the poetics of…
Every belief system has to offer a good story. The more poetic and sensational the more likely to find followers. Paul Gustave Doré‘s way of depicting Christian imagery is a great example.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.
Keith Rankin is responsible for the sublime artwork of Orange Milk Records.
Kilian Eng is one of the most popular futuristic illustrators of today. Also one of the most productive one’s.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.
Today I woke up with a longing for color and the jungle. So I knew it’s time for Henri Rousseau.…
Landscape topographies derived from graph data were modeled in 3D and then oil paintings created from those 3D renders.
Minoru Nomata paints fantastical structures and towers, standing isolated in front of a subdued sky. Their purpose is mysterious.
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
Paul Wunderlich was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He’s one of the most important members of the Magic Realism movement.
There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?