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.
The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through these arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect.
Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.
Tomorrow November 12 the space probe Rosetta will deploy a lander to the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
These portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.
Judy Chicago has continued to make art a vehicle for intellectual transformation and social change and to women’s right to engage in the highest level of art production.
Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
Karolina’s mission is the transmutation of reality, her work far more than mere adornment — she weaves the umbilical thread that reminds us of dimensions we have just forgotten about.
Oscar Reutersvärd is widely acknowledged as the father of the impossible figure.
Georgia O’Keeffe is mostly known for her large-scale paintings of natural forms and flowers at close range with which she sought to share the beauty she witnessed.
Visually arresting and conceptually rigorous, the graphic design of Boris Bućan has recently experienced renewed international interest.
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.
New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
A perfect summer night and the mental state of being truly present to the current moment in time.
Dürckheim’s legacy is psychotherapy in the spirit of Zen. His books are classics of transpersonal psychology.