Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa. These portraits of masqueraders build on Galembo’s work of the past twenty years photographing the rituals and religious culture in Nigeria, Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and Haiti, as well as the homegrown custom of Halloween in the United States.
This talk really has it in it. So much truth in so simple words. Here’s more of him.
J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
French artist Alexandra Duprez mentions Australian Aboriginal art as her main inspiration to take up painting.
Tristram Lansdowne is a Toronto based painter who mainly works in watercolor. I like his futuristic approach of combining architecture with nature.
Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak is a daredevil with a good eye and the guts to go beyond what meets the eye.
Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.
Over more than fifty years of creating, Schwertberger’s themes and painting style evolve continuously. The path led from a figurative fantastic realism to an almost abstract, process-like creative flow.
Many people ask me about Ayahuasca and I’m happy to share my experiences and the information I gathered.
Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…
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…
Oscar Reutersvärd is widely acknowledged as the father of the impossible figure.
Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.
These photographs capture a split second of a transient state. Just gaze into unfolding space.
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
Laffoley is a visionary painter, designer, futurist & hyperspace cartographer based in Boston. Diving into his world may cause a feeling of dizziness due to an overdose of novelty.
I never liked generative art. Until I found Jonathan McCabe. He changed that in an instant.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…