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.
It’s been a long time since the last post on Moebius. Back then I presented a selection of his black and white work…
If the human being is the only animal that knows it lives in time, the movie is about that knowledge, a modern fairy tale about the nature of being alive.
For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
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.
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.
Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.
This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
Turrell is an artist who works with the nature of perception. He uses light to make you perceive your perceiving.
Heinz Edelmann‘s illustrations really made a lasting impression on me as a child. His distinct style seemed all-around and I remember one picture book in particular.
In my point of view these 3D animations of mandelbrot sets are a very effective way of getting a glimpse of infinity
Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.
I hesitated to make this post because what it reveals is a rather weird presentation of human desire. But ultimately…
In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
Kilian Eng is one of the most popular futuristic illustrators of today. Also one of the most productive one’s.
Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.
Flor Garduño’s pictures are a celebration of eternal womanhood and fecundity of nature.
Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…