Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa.
I don’t wanna spoil it for you. First look at the pictures and wonder what you see. Then read below.
There’s a whole earth community that has nothing to do with human beings.
Every belief system has to offer a good story. The more poetic and sensational the more likely to find followers. Paul Gustave Doré‘s way of depicting Christian imagery is a great example.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…
Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.
Every day anew I am fascinated by the human form, my body. While looking at my trembling feet in a yoga pose, I wonder what this body is.
Alex Grey is best known for his paintings of see-through humans interwoven in the realm of energy. Until I experienced…
This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
The skin of another is as cryptic as the vastness of the heavens above. But we try to find meaning, with celestial maps of heavenly bodies.
Today I woke up with a longing for color and the jungle. So I knew it’s time for Henri Rousseau.…
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
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.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.
Toshio Saeki is a psychosexual dream weaver, a grand master of mixing myth, that dream quality and pure libido.
Jon Rafman explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, modern social interactions, communities and virtual realities.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.