Gerhard Riebicke
Ways to Strength and Beauty

Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.

Ana Noble
Third Eye Visions

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.

Jon Han
Death and Transfiguration

The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.

Flor Garduño
Inner Light & Fantastic Women

Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.

The North American Indian
1904 — 1924

Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.

Michael Ackerman
End Time City

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.

J.D. Okhai Ojeikere
Sculptures for a day

J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.

Pierre Radisic
Heavenly Bodies

The skin of another is as cryptic as the vastness of the heavens above. But we try to find meaning, with celestial maps of heavenly bodies.

Frieder Grindler
Posters 1963 – 2005

Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.

Lucyna Kolendo
Corpo Solido

Every day anew I am fascinated by the human form, my body. While looking at my trembling feet in a yoga pose, I wonder what this body is.

Yoga
The Art of Transformation

Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.

Jerry Uelsmann
Photo Synthesis

Jerry Uelsmann uses the technique of combination printing to create his dreamlike scenes.

Mars
A photographic exploration

This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…

Beth Moon
Ancient Trees

Beth Moon has been photographing some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth for the past fourteen years.

Ben Tolman
Detailed views on inner landscapes

Ben Tolman’s ink drawings reflect the fact that there is a subtle world we only perceive in non-ordinary states of consciousness.

Comet 67P/C-G
Interception of a galactic voyager

Tomorrow November 12 the space probe Rosetta will deploy a lander to the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Asger Carlsen
Studies on flexibility of relation

Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.

Daehyun Kim
Moonassi

Daehyun Kim’s Moonassi series is his life-time project. He draws to meditate on himself and others. And the others again can use the drawings to contemplate as well.

Kohei Yoshiyuki
The Park

I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…

Der Himmel über Berlin
Wings of Desire

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.

Boyle Family
The Tidal Series

The objective of this series was to examine the effect of the elemental forces on the site; and to lift the actual sand off the surface and to fix it in its exact place and shape.

Rimantas Dichavicius
Blossoms among blossoms

Rimantas Dichavičius is a photographer and illustrator from Lithuania. In this book he confronts the female nude with pictures of nature.

Karl Blossfeldt
Urformen der Kunst

Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.

Lebensreform
Monte Verità

I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.

Taylor Camp
Paradise Lost

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!

Paul Gustave Doré
Christian Imagery

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.

Philippe Caza
Hydrogenesis

Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.

Bryce Wilner
Alien worlds

Bryce Wilner is a graphic designer, illustrator and publisher from Chicago. I just discovered his flickr stream and I loved it. His style feels so alien and familiar at the same time.

Paul Noble
Welcome to Nobson

For 15 years Paul Noble is building his imaginary city called Nobson. He presents this world in isometric projection only and I would love to pay this place a visit.

Hans-Christian Schink
One Hour

I don’t wanna spoil it for you. First look at the pictures and wonder what you see. Then read below.

Hannsjörg Voth
Landscape as canvas

I’m totally fascinated by Hannsjörg Voth‘s structures in the moroccan desert. There is a beautiful book called “Stadt des Orion”…

Moebius
Black & White work

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.