Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising. And after watching the documentary at the end of the post you will know — he also led his life with mastery.
Seasons of Mars
Wind, dunes and dry ice
The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter circles the red planet since 2006. The little spacecraft sends high-res pictures of Mars’ surface ever since.
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.
Songs for the Witch Woman
Cameron was an American artist, poet, actress, and occultist who emerged as a key figure in the California counterculture movement in the 1950s and 60s.
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.
Automatic Earth refers to what I see as a ‘blue print’ that exists within nature; a plan within each organism to automatically generate a particular form or pattern that is then, inevitably flawed.
Sensemaking in the Time of Chaos
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
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.
Hilma af Klint
Painting Beyond Matter
I was told it’s a pity that DOP is such a men’s club. And it’s true, the feminine is underrepresented.…
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.
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.
Broken worlds without end
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.
Everything you can imagine is real
Paul Wunderlich was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He’s one of the most important members of the Magic Realism movement.
A city in the making
Auroville is the dream of a better world. It doesn’t matter on how many levels such projects struggle or fail.…
New Age Demanded
Jon Rafman explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, modern social interactions, communities and virtual realities.
New Visions in Thangkas
Orgyan Chopel translates cryptic Buddhism into a simplified language of symbols, easier to understand and accept.
Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.
Galaxies frozen in time
Thomas Shearer’s main focus is on agate and I spent hours browsing his vast collection. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.
The eternal metamorphosis
French artist Alexandra Duprez mentions Australian Aboriginal art as her main inspiration to take up painting.
The Society of the Spectacle
This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.
Timeless vistas of inner realities
New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…