Étienne-Louis Boullée is the master of monumental cenotaphs.
Boullée’s most emblematic project is his cenotaph designed for Isaac Newton. It’s the first of the pictures below and you can find a short text about it here.
Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.
It’s like strolling through an otherworldly dream that feels like home at the same time, breathing the vibrant air of enchantment.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
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.
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.
Paul Wunderlich was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He’s one of the most important members of the Magic Realism movement.
Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
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.
I’m aware of Ana Noble and her life at the navel of the moon (Mexico City) since I discovered her flickr stream many years ago.
The drawn structures depict the unfathomable abundance of sensuous impulses, in order to make it available for fresh examination.
R. Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life’s work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of his major inventions and discoveries.
Auroville is the dream of a better world. It doesn’t matter on how many levels such projects struggle or fail.…
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
I never liked generative art. Until I found Jonathan McCabe. He changed that in an instant.
These photographs capture a split second of a transient state. Just gaze into unfolding space.
Métamorphose is a project by French photographer Frédéric Fontenoy that consists of slit-scan self portraits created in outdoor locations.
Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.
There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.