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.
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
Franciszek Starowieyski liked to think of himself as a draftsman from the 17th century. The lushness of form and erotic exuberance is truly Baroque.
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.
Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.
Today I woke up with a longing for color and the jungle. So I knew it’s time for Henri Rousseau.…
The works of Zone Patcher are the very definition of digital psychedelic art.
Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…
A primal heart still beats in Europe. Rural people all over the continent kept the connection to nature’s rhythm and celebrate the seasonal cycle. They invoke death but bestow fertile life.
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.
Traveling south, being outdoors and reading Hesse goes well together.
And I’m realizing again how deeply this man talks to me.
Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…
Beneath our everyday world there is a miniature universe of cells, trillions of tiny worlds, unseen and beautiful. This is the machinery of life and it never rests!
Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.
Rabuzin found the utmost simplicity, concision and perfection in the sphere and the circle, which were to become his symbols of the absolute, symbols of completeness.
A personal project exploring the real world of scientific research. Not the stainless steel surfaces bathed in purple light, but real people in their basements working on selfbuilt contraptions
Lawren Harris was born into one of Canada’s wealthiest families and was destined for a life in aristocratic circles, yet he always felt more at home in the great outdoors.
The drawn structures depict the unfathomable abundance of sensuous impulses, in order to make it available for fresh examination.
Roger Caillois’ involvement with stones isn’t so much on a scientific level, he more created a philosophy around the inner worlds of the stones.
Few artists have so powerfully evoked the uncanny otherness of the unconscious like Swiss artist Peter Birkhäuser.
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.