Capturing the intersection of cultural tradition and personal expression, J. D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere’s photographs show what happens when personal style bleeds into the realm of art. The best-known part of his work consists of almost thousand different hairstyles mostly from his native country Nigeria.
Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.
The photographer Jimmy Nelson visited 31 secluded and visually unique tribes around the world. The result is huge — in extend and significance.
Cymatics is the study of visible sound and vibration. The phenomenon is visualized with various materials…
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.
Fludd was striving for an universal science, combining mysticism, aesthetics and the more rational sciences to an all-embracing system of knowledge.
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
My father’s home and studio became very inspiring to me. I find it very interesting to see people’s characters reflected…
Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa.
Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising.
These seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.
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.
Bălaşa paints a unique universe, full of archetypal figures and metaphysical themes. He called it Cosmic Romanticism.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.
The Adventurous Spark aka TAS is an Austrian 3D artist specialized in live visuals and mapping for psytrance festivals.
For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.
“We exist in relation to three things: The forest, wild animals, and our ancestor spirits. Once we lose the connection to these things, we invite demons to take hold of our destiny.”
I’m totally fascinated by Hannsjörg Voth‘s structures in the Moroccan desert. There is a beautiful book called Stadt des Orion…
The feelings provoked by Robert Steven Connett’s paintings vary widely. Some will see mostly the beautiful and the interesting, and others will see only the unsettling.