The photography of Tyrone Williams is a reminder that beauty is to be found everywhere — In trash cans, puddles and rearview mirrors. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, revealed through the lens of the keen observer. Behind surfaces of man-made dullness lays a world of endless inspiration. To me those wonderous urban imperfections bring about a feeling of reconciliation with a surrounding that seems mundane or unsightly for many living in it.
I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.
The works of Zone Patcher are the very definition of digital psychedelic art.
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.
Pavel Tchelitchew clearly was a seer of the unseen, a true visionary artist.
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.
This post is a reminder to myself: “Do Yoga. It’s good for you!” I was introduced to Ashtanga once and since then I know that I should follow this path.
I’m just realizing that many people don’t know Aldous Huxley‘s classic book about his experiences with mescaline. It’s years ago since I read it myself but I think the title is a brilliant metaphor for the psychedelic experience.
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.
When it comes to Moebius aka Jean Giraud (* 1938 — † 2012) it’s hard to make a choice what to present. His body of work is huge and versatile. My selection focuses on his early black & white work.
Finally, the story of the greatest science fiction epic never made has finally been told. Jodorowsky’s Dune is a new documentary about that beautiful, crazy-ambitious, disaster of an adaptation.
For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.
A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.
If the human being is the only animal that knows it lives in time, the movie is about that knowledge, a modern fairy tale about the nature of being alive.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
Étienne-Louis Boullée is the master of monumental cenotaphs. His most emblematic project is his cenotaph designed for Isaac Newton.
Alexander Shulgin’s lab books were scanned in 2007 and made available online.
Keith Rankin is responsible for the sublime artwork of Orange Milk Records.
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.
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.