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.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
Laffoley is a visionary painter, designer, futurist & hyperspace cartographer based in Boston. Diving into his world may cause a feeling of dizziness due to an overdose of novelty.
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.
Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.
I spent all my schooldays in this kind of architecture. But I was never taught about Anthroposophy. I wish to…
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
In 1993 the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller created MYST — a video game unlike any other before. It’s a…
“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.”
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
These days the light returns and I behold an enchanted world. I feel so grateful for this gift of vision and the living world it presents to me.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
Spencer Tunick photographs individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together.
The photographer Jimmy Nelson visited 31 secluded and visually unique tribes around the world. The result is huge — in extend and significance.
Be warned, looking into somebody else’s eyes might never be the same again after seeing the following pictures.
This film is based on the 1967 book of the same name. It’s a radical critique of mass marketing and its role in the alienation of modern society.
Métamorphose is a project by French photographer Frédéric Fontenoy that consists of slit-scan self portraits created in outdoor locations.
Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.
This is as fashion as it gets on DOP. But Dutch photographer Viviane Sassen‘s work is extraordinary and transcends the common.
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.