Australian illustrator Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploration; Early sea voyages, deep sea probes and space travel — Exploring distant worlds. And this is truly the spirit that conveys for me: Setting foot in undiscovered regions and walking humbly into the unknown.
These seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.
Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.
In 1993 the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller created MYST — a video game unlike any other before. It’s a…
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
French artist Alexandra Duprez mentions Australian Aboriginal art as her main inspiration to take up painting.
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.
Tristram Lansdowne is a Toronto based painter who mainly works in watercolor. I like his futuristic approach of combining architecture with nature.
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.
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.
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.
I’m aware of Ana Noble and her life at the navel of the moon (Mexico City) since I discovered her flickr stream many years ago.
Schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals turned into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
I’m absolutely mesmerized by Jordan Kasey‘s paintings. Her color scheme and softness of shapes and light have a dazzling effect…
The photographer Jimmy Nelson visited 31 secluded and visually unique tribes around the world. The result is huge — in extend and significance.
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.
The mere fact that you exist is quite awesome. The way you came into this existence is a unsurpassable miracle hard to believe.
The synchronicity of discovering Esther Teichmann at this moment in my life is striking. I am surrounded by lush nature and the promise of the unknown speaks to me beyond language.
This 3D printing project is so extraordinary because of it’s self-sufficiency. It creates objects out of sun and sand. Of course it’s still in the early stages of development. But imagine what this could do in the future.
These pictures are a marvelous way to depict the infinite pool of our imagination.