The Light of Asia is a famous narrative poem that tells the life and time of Prince Gautama Siddhartha, who after attaining enlightenment, became the Buddha.
His meticulously rendered landscapes suggest a nostalgia for Eden and the availability of peace and joy through an expanded awareness of the beauty inherent in the land.
The narrative drawings reflect the eternal human struggle for the right path in life, alongside our demons.
A few hours ago I found this woman sitting on the floor near the marketplace of a small town in Southern France.
From detached gaze to initiatory knowledge: Verger is a true messenger between worlds.
This is a little gift in remembrance of an unsanitized rave culture, that is so much more than mere escapism.
After decades of neglect, the British artist and writer Ithell Colquhoun is finally recognized as one of the most exciting and creative occult thinkers of the 20th century.
Klaudia B. Lewandowski is a photographer and creator of visual poetry, based in Berlin. She looks at the world through the eyes of a curious child, collecting sticks and stones and flowers along the way.
The first stages of embryonic development are roughly the same for all animals, including humans.
Andujar’s legacy is a shining example of art and activism coming together as one.
For more than forty years, Arno Rafael Minkkinen has been photographing his body immersed in nature. What you see happening in the image happened in front of the lens.
A numinous, archetypal event that can lead to enhanced consciousness and is therefore crucial to the psyche of modern man.
This book is leading you on travels in a mysterious and visionary world.
The term Ama literally means ‘women of the sea’, as women were always the preferred divers in Japan.
There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.
Agnes Lawrence Pelton (1881–1961) was a member of the Transcendental Painting Group, dedicated to the principles of creating and promoting a pure abstract painting style imbued with spiritual intent.
Burchfield’s nature scenes strike me as among the most experiential art I know, as he’s able to put you right into his synesthetic experience of nature.
Deep and dark, this film glides through a misty world of forest spirits, dreams, and psychotropic honey.
Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.
Bryan Haynes’ ability to portray trees in an otherworldly light speaks to me in the most visceral way. It awakens a memory I carry within, of another kind of seeing.
To seek the timeless way we must first know the quality without a name. There is a central quality which is the root criterion of life and spirit in a man, a town, a building, or a wilderness.
This seminal book by Stanley Keleman explores the notion that physical human shape is interrelated with one’s emotional and psychological reality — mapping the geometry of somatic consciousness.
Stanisław Szukalski’s strong nationalistic affinity, coupled with a megalomaniac self-image made him the priest of a nation, that was to hail him the greatest of living artists.
Franciszek Starowieyski liked to think of himself as a draftsman from the 17th century. The lushness of form and erotic exuberance is truly Baroque.
Orgyan Chopel translates cryptic Buddhism into a simplified language of symbols, easier to understand and accept.
The following manifesto is a testimony of an awakened youth movement realizing its power. Born from the European rave culture…
The images of Simen Johan speak to me because of their perfection, showing us the animal kingdom in a supernatural…
The neutral gaze of the machine is becoming an ever-present reality, recording all those moments previously lost in time.
The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.
We can begin to sense that we are animals too, just one experiment among countless others, shaped in reciprocity with a living world. At first, we might see otherness, but eventually, we can recognize another person staring back at us.
Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.
On these grounds, all perception is a gamble. A meta-level is always just around the corner, and Zawada’s hyperreal imagery is a vivid glimpse into an expanded perceptual bandwidth.