Joth Shakerley
The Rainbow Tribe

Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.

Tom Killion
Californian Topophilia

The woodcut prints of Tom Killion speak of a deep love for the landscape, a passion for the poetics of…

Maxfield Parrish
The Doctrine of Divine Light

Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.

Moebius
The World of Edena

A cosmic drama featuring the two interstellar repairmen Stel and Atan who rediscover humanity’s true state of being.

Tuco Amalfi
The source of light is within

I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…

Primitive Technology
The Satisfaction of Simplicity

Primitive Technology is a hobby where you make things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. This is the strict rule.

Jean Delville
The Age Of Splendor

Jean Delville was a Belgian painter who painted heavily symbolic scenes with a occult oriented spiritual perspective.

Leo & Diane Dillon
The Heart with Wings

For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.

Alexander Ross
The primordial cell

Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.

Craig Burrows
The Invisible Light

Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.

Antoine Bruy
Scrublands

How do we want to live? These people choose a life away from the cities, willing to abandon lifestyles based on performance, efficiency and consumption.

Karolina Daria Flora
Weaver of umbilical thread

Karolina’s mission is the transmutation of reality, her work far more than mere adornment — she weaves the umbilical thread that reminds us of dimensions we have just forgotten about.

Esther Teichmann
The dark viscosity of paradise

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.

Hirō Isono
Into the Depths of the sacred Forest

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.

Caio Reisewitz
The Changing Brazilian Landscape

Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.

Las Pozas
de Edward James

Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.

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.

Jacque Fresco
The Venus Project

Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…

Alone
in the Wilderness

Filmed mostly on a stationary 16mm camera, this documentary is the modern-day Walden.

Alphachanneling
Utopian Erotic

Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.

Henry David Thoreau
Walden, or Life in the Woods

“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…

Andy Goldsworthy
Working With Time

Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.

Ben Roberts
Expired trips into the blue

Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.

Benoit Paillé
Nightscapes wrapped in color

I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.

The Cloud Appreciation Society

Indulging in the aimless activity of watching the ephemeral beauty of clouds can enrich your life. Realize we don’t live beneath the sky, we live within it.

Ray Collins
The irresistible force

Capturing the fleeting moments of a wave’s journey to dissipation, Australian photographer Ray Collins feels more at home floating in…

Kirlian Photography
The blaze of the force

Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.

Aluna
The Elder Brother’s Warning

In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…

Tomás Sánchez
Meditative states on canvas

Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.

Nature Photography
In Praise of Observation

These days the light returns and I behold an enchanted world. I feel so grateful for this gift of vision and the living world it presents to me.

Rebecca Reeve
Portals into the wilderness

Rebecca Reeve creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.

Georgia O’Keeffe
Forces in nature and humans

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.

Raffaello Ossola
Vast as the Heavens, Deep as the Sea

The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.

Steve Axford
Fungi, the recyclers

Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.

Adrain Chesser
The Return

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.

Jonathan Zawada
Over Time

Landscape topographies derived from graph data were modeled in 3D and then oil paintings created from those 3D renders.

Ivan Rabuzin
Symbols of the absolute

Rabuzin found the utmost simplicity, concision and perfection in the sphere and the circle, which were to become his symbols of the absolute, symbols of completeness.

Roger Dean
Floating Dreamlands

Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…

Justine Kurland
Escape into a better world

To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.

Simon G. Powell
The Psilocybin Solution

Simon G. Powell had no real budget or crew, but he did have a Hi-8 video camera, some music equipment, a computer and lots of inspiration.

Bernard Durin
Beetles and other Insects

There’s a whole earth community that has nothing to do with human beings.

Eating the fruit of perception
10.03.2014

I had an experience that still resonates and vibrates deep within me. If I can keep just a mere afterglow alive, I will be a changed man.

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.

Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur

The book Kunstformen der Natur (German for Art Forms of Nature) by the biologist Ernst Haeckel is a masterpiece of art and science.

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!

Roger Caillois
The Writing of Stones

Roger Caillois’ involvement with stones isn’t so much on a scientific level, he more created a philosophy around the inner worlds of the stones.

Benoit Paillé
Rainbow Gatherings

Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.

Jimmy Nelson
Before They Pass Away

The photographer Jimmy Nelson visited 31 secluded and visually unique tribes around the world. The result is huge — in extend and significance.

The Abramović Method
& Institute

The fantastic Marina Abramović wants to share her legacy with the world. It’s all her knowledge condensed into a method — The Abramović Method.

Viktor Schauberger
Comprehend and copy nature

Viktor Schauberger (1885 — 1958) was an exceptional inventor and scientist. His body of work revolves around water and it’s natural behavior and inherent energy.

Anna Paola Guerra
Brazilian light

Anna Paola Guerra is living and working in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. And since I discovered her photos I feel the…

Jacob Kirkegaard
Nagaras

Jacob Kirkegaard‘s photo series Nagaras 1 and 2 explores a sonic phenomenon which only occurs in a few deserts around…