La Planète sauvage (Fantastic Planet) is a classic of surreal animation. But it’s far more than just dazzlingly beautiful and disturbing, it holds thought-provoking ideas to contemplate on.
Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.
Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…
Be warned, looking into somebody else’s eyes might never be the same again after seeing the following pictures.
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
I had an experience that still resonates and vibrates deep within me. If I can keep just a mere afterglow alive, I will be a changed man.
Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
This 3D printing project is so extraordinary because of it’s self-sufficiency. It creates objects out of sun and sand. Of course it’s still in the early stages of development. But imagine what this could do in the future.
A perfect summer night and the mental state of being truly present to the current moment in time.
For seven thousand years, the Selk’nam, Yamana and Kawésqar people inhabited the forbidding archipelago of Southern Patagonia.
I’m totally fascinated by Hannsjörg Voth‘s structures in the Moroccan desert. There is a beautiful book called Stadt des Orion…
The art of the Australian Aborigines is one of the oldest artistic traditions alive. This selection shows paintings from the mid-fifties until now by artists from the Arnhem Land region in Northern Australia.
Cacti and succulents are plants with fascinating characteristics. And this series portrays them in the most beautiful way.
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.
On these grounds, all perception is a gamble. A meta-level is always just around the corner, and Zawada’s hyperreal imagery is a vivid glimpse into an expanded perceptual bandwidth.
I was told it’s a pity that DOP is such a men’s club. And it’s true, the feminine is underrepresented.…
Jon Rafman explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, modern social interactions, communities and virtual realities.
Automatic Earth refers to what I see as a ‘blue print’ that exists within nature; a plan within each organism to automatically generate a particular form or pattern that is then, inevitably flawed.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
This account from lalaland is beautifully bridging the gap between science and spirituality to open up our perception of the world.