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.
This book is leading you on travels in a mysterious and visionary world.
Berndnaut Smilde performs magic. I don’t need to know how he’s creating his indoor clouds but I love it. I totally share his fascination with clouds.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
This is as fashion as it gets on DOP. But Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen‘s work is extraordinary and transcends the common.
Paul Wunderlich was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He’s one of the most important members of the Magic Realism movement.
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
There is a small group of painters who are able to invoke nature’s serene magic. Isono is one of them and his love for the forest is very tangible.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
The fantastic Marina Abramović wants to share her legacy with the world. It’s all her knowledge condensed into a method — The Abramović Method.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.
Language and all forms of image making are very insufficient means of representation. But the urge to try is strong.
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.
I am fascinated by people who make the bold step into alternative ways of living. If none of the given choices seem to fit you, create your own!
These pictures are a marvelous way to depict the infinite pool of our imagination.
Stanisław Szukalski’s strong nationalistic affinity, coupled with a megalomaniac self-image made him the priest of a nation, that was to hail him the greatest of living artists.
Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.
Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
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.