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.
Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.
This seminal book by Stanley Keleman explores the notion that physical human shape is interrelated with one’s emotional and psychological reality — mapping the geometry of somatic consciousness.
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
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.
Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.
Sophy Hollington is a Brighton-based illustrator who has made a name for herself through her unique take on futuristic folklore realized in linocut.
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
Auroville is the dream of a better world. It doesn’t matter on how many levels such projects struggle or fail.…
Agnes Lawrence Pelton (1881–1961) was a member of the Transcendental Painting Group, dedicated to the principles of creating and promoting a pure abstract painting style imbued with spiritual intent.
Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934) was a Spanish neuroscientist and pathologist who is considered the father of modern neuroscience.
The Light of Asia is a famous narrative poem that tells the life and time of Prince Gautama Siddhartha, who after attaining enlightenment, became the Buddha.
Hans Bellmer was a photographer, sculptor, printmaker, painter and writer.
Métamorphose is a project by French photographer Frédéric Fontenoy that consists of slit-scan self portraits created in outdoor locations.
Finally, the story of the greatest science fiction epic never made has finally been told. Jodorowsky’s Dune is a new documentary about that beautiful, crazy-ambitious, disaster of an adaptation.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
She describes her work as an ongoing exploration without rules and conventions, inspired by the desire to live.
Asger Carlsen’s pictures make me think about my human form and its range of functions.
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.
Fractals are a wonderful way of seeing infinity. Their beauty is only secondary after that lesson in perception.