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.
I’m absolutely mesmerized by Jordan Kasey‘s paintings. Her color scheme and softness of shapes and light have a dazzling effect…
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
This talk really has it in it. So much truth in so simple words. Here’s more of him.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…
Kilian Eng is one of the most popular futuristic illustrators of today. Also one of the most productive one’s.
Watching this video, I felt captured by a primal feeling of awe. One of these rare moments when we glimpse how inconceivably vast and powerful this reality is.
Polish animator Piotr Kamler explores the unfathomable and mysterious relationship between movement and time, matter and space.
Rebecca Reeve creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.
In 1990, a BBC1 documentary film brought global attention to a remote South American people, the Kogi of Colombia, who…
I featured this documentary before but I feel it deserves to stand alone.
I would describe the work of Ernesto Neto as ‘body art’. It’s a supreme example of art that communicates by bodily sensations.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
The photography of Tyrone Williams is a reminder that beauty is to be found everywhere — In trash cans, puddles and rearview mirrors. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
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.
Pavel Tchelitchew clearly was a seer of the unseen, a true visionary artist.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
The feelings provoked by Robert Steven Connett’s paintings vary widely. Some will see mostly the beautiful and the interesting, and others will see only the unsettling.
These seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.