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.
J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s work captures the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression.
I’m absolutely mesmerized by Jordan Kasey‘s paintings. Her color scheme and softness of shapes and light have a dazzling effect…
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
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…
Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
Continuum Movement is a dynamic inquiry into what it is to be a human being, providing a method to consciously explore ourself as an unfolding biological and planetary process.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
Rimantas Dichavičius is a photographer and illustrator from Lithuania. In this book he confronts the female nude with pictures of nature.
Goudal makes no attempt to hide any evidence of fabrication, drawing attention to the artificial, man-made aspect of photography
Amaringo’s paintings give a good impression of the quality of an ayahuasca vision. Pablo César Amaringo Shuna was born in…
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
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.
Tomorrow November 12 the space probe Rosetta will deploy a lander to the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
I’m just realizing that many people don’t know Aldous Huxley‘s classic book about his experiences with mescaline. It’s years ago since I read it myself but I think the title is a brilliant metaphor for the psychedelic experience.
Often summarized as graphic artist, Eric Gill was a sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker.
“The American literature doesn’t have a more beautiful and more profound book than Walden” commented Hermann Hesse. And I knew…
This book isn’t a novel but rather a manifesto. The final work of Huxley is a sociological blueprint, a manual for living, loving and dying.
End Time City is Michael Ackerman’s radical portrayal of the Indian city of Benares, the holy City of Light on the shore of the Ganges.
Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.