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 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.
Dance is not something you do for an audience to entertain, it’s a very real experience. It can heal you.
Today I woke up with a longing for color and the jungle. So I knew it’s time for Henri Rousseau.…
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
These pictures are a marvelous way to depict the infinite pool of our imagination.
I want to tell you about the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century. The problems back then were the same like today.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!
I just booked my second Ayahuasca retreat. This time for three days only and not in the Amazon but in the Netherlands.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
Étienne-Louis Boullée is the master of monumental cenotaphs. His most emblematic project is his cenotaph designed for Isaac Newton.
Minoru Nomata paints fantastical structures and towers, standing isolated in front of a subdued sky. Their purpose is mysterious.
The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through these arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect.
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.
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…
Beth Moon has been photographing some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth for the past fourteen years.
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.
The works of Uri Shapira expose environments of alternative truth, made of active metal vegetation and various chemical growths.
When it comes to Moebius aka Jean Giraud (* 1938 — † 2012) it’s hard to make a choice what to present. His body of work is huge and versatile. My selection focuses on his early black & white work.
Amaringo’s paintings give a good impression of the quality of an ayahuasca vision. Pablo César Amaringo Shuna was born in…