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.
I don’t wanna spoil it for you. First look at the pictures and wonder what you see. Then read below.
This series from 1975 takes us on a journey around the world to reveal the making and use of tribal art in some of the few places on earth where the traditions are intact.
Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.
Often summarized as graphic artist, Eric Gill was a sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker.
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
Jerry Uelsmann uses the technique of combination printing to create his dreamlike scenes.
These portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.
Robert Beatty’s artworks are exceptionally peculiar and seem impossible to pin down.
Hans Bellmer was a photographer, sculptor, printmaker, painter and writer.
Jon Rafman explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, modern social interactions, communities and virtual realities.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
I was told it’s a pity that DOP is such a men’s club. And it’s true, the feminine is underrepresented.…
Jean Delville was a Belgian painter who painted heavily symbolic scenes with a occult oriented spiritual perspective.
Tristram Lansdowne is a Toronto based painter who mainly works in watercolor. I like his futuristic approach of combining architecture with nature.
The western culture is devoid of meaningful rituals that help you grow through the stages of life. I think that’s the reason why I’m so fascinated when I find it in other cultures.
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!
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
Dance is not something you do for an audience to entertain, it’s a very real experience. It can heal you.
La Planète sauvage is a classic of surreal animation. But it’s far more than just dazzlingly beautiful, it holds many thought-provoking ideas to contemplate on.