Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet. How do these alien creatures perceive the world? It works like this but doesn’t really answer the question.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.
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.
Be warned, looking into somebody else’s eyes might never be the same again after seeing the following pictures.
Gerhard Riebicke’s photography paved the way for the awakening of the Lebensreform movement in the early 20th century.
Hans Cousto is a mathematician, musicologist and astrologer best known for his work on the Cosmic Octave.
A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.
Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
This series is about how those in power have used Freud’s theories to try and control the dangerous crowd in an age of mass democracy.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.
Traveling south, being outdoors and reading Hesse goes well together.
And I’m realizing again how deeply this man talks to me.
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.
A cinematic interpretation of this world’s largest round table gathering, Problema is a visually imaginative, thought-provoking invitation to a world of global dilemmas.
We all know this masterpiece but the delight is in the detail.
There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.
It’s been a long time since the last post on Moebius. Back then I presented a selection of his black and white work…
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.
Over more than fifty years of creating, Schwertberger’s themes and painting style evolve continuously. The path led from a figurative fantastic realism to an almost abstract, process-like creative flow.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.