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.
Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…
When it comes to Moebius aka Jean Giraud (* 1938 — † 2012) it’s hard to make a choice what to present. His body of work is huge and versatile. My selection focuses on his early black & white work.
Richard Feynman is one of those rare scientists who win you over with more than their titles and awards.
Daehyun Kim’s Moonassi series is his life-time project. He draws to meditate on himself and others. And the others again can use the drawings to contemplate as well.
These photographs capture a split second of a transient state. Just gaze into unfolding space.
We all know this masterpiece but the delight is in the detail.
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.
Jon Rafman explores the impact of technology on contemporary consciousness, modern social interactions, communities and virtual realities.
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.
Visually arresting and conceptually rigorous, the graphic design of Boris Bućan has recently experienced renewed international interest.
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.
At the time when I picked the name The Door Of Perception I didn’t know much about Aldous Huxley and his teachings — because that’s what his writings are, rather than novels.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.
In my point of view these 3D animations of mandelbrot sets are a very effective way of getting a glimpse of infinity
Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.
I would describe the work of Ernesto Neto as ‘body art’. It’s a supreme example of art that communicates by bodily sensations.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.