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.
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
Edward James — described by Salvador Dalí as “crazier than all the Surrealists together” — designed a sculptural dream garden that defies any architectural label.
When I look at the sculptures of Constantin Brâncuşi I feel a deep serenity. It is the revelation of the…
Most probably I will never look down at mother ship earth from space. But some astronauts did when they set out to explore the final frontier.
No introduction needed. Here’s Abdul Mati Klarwein. Maybe I feel especially familiar with his style of painting because it was…
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
Paul Stamets is a mycologist and a true renaissance visionary with a pathbreaking message.
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
I spent all my schooldays in this kind of architecture. But I was never taught about Anthroposophy. I wish to…
It is rarely possible that an artist’s vision pierces me to the heart at first glance. Dutch artist Saskia Olde-Wolbers did so. Her clear as a bell vision is unmistakable and unique.
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!
In the early 18th century Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh II of Jaipur constructed five astronomical observatories in North India, known as Jantar Mantar.
The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.
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.
Minoru Nomata paints fantastical structures and towers, standing isolated in front of a subdued sky. Their purpose is mysterious.
I was told it’s a pity that DOP is such a men’s club. And it’s true, the feminine is underrepresented.…
It’s like strolling through an otherworldly dream that feels like home at the same time, breathing the vibrant air of enchantment.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.