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.
Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…
Today I woke up with a longing for color and the jungle. So I knew it’s time for Henri Rousseau.…
Heinz Edelmann‘s illustrations really made a lasting impression on me as a child. His distinct style seemed all-around and I remember one picture book in particular.
Spencer Tunick photographs individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together.
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.
Sarah Schönfeld, an artist from Berlin puts different drugs on photographic negatives. The prints look fantastic…
Keith Rankin is responsible for the sublime artwork of Orange Milk Records.
Wenzel Hablik is a visionary, an utopian architect of the proverbial crystal castles in the clouds.
These photographs capture a split second of a transient state. Just gaze into unfolding space.
I was told it’s a pity that DOP is such a men’s club. And it’s true, the feminine is underrepresented.…
Turrell is an artist who works with the nature of perception. He uses light to make you perceive your perceiving.
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
Alex Grey is best known for his paintings of see-through humans interwoven in the realm of energy. Until I experienced…
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
It is rarely possible that an artist’s vision pierces me to the heart at first glance. Dutch artist Saskia Olde-Wolbers did so. Her clear as a bell vision is unmistakable and unique.
Beneath our everyday world there is a miniature universe of cells, trillions of tiny worlds, unseen and beautiful. This is the machinery of life and it never rests!
Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.
We all know this masterpiece but the delight is in the detail.