Vaka Valo’s ongoing ‘Dream Diary’ series brilliantly repurposes schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals and turns them into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists. Especially Toshio Saeki evokes a similar feeling in me, although using more explicit images.
Ben Tolman’s ink drawings reflect the fact that there is a subtle world we only perceive in non-ordinary states of consciousness.
René Magritte developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar, to evoke the mysterious.
Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.
This talk is great and Terence is in a particularly good mood. Enjoy.
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.
Alexander Shulgin’s lab books were scanned in 2007 and made available online.
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.
Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…
Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.
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.
Artists, scientists, spiritual leaders and economists gathered in Amsterdam in 1990 to explore the emerging paradigm of a holistic world view and the implications for a global economy.
Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.
Rimantas Dichavičius is a photographer and illustrator from Lithuania. In this book he confronts the female nude with pictures of nature.
Watching this video, I felt captured by a primal feeling of awe. One of these rare moments when we glimpse how inconceivably vast and powerful this reality is.
For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.
Goudal makes no attempt to hide any evidence of fabrication, drawing attention to the artificial, man-made aspect of photography
For more than forty years, Arno Rafael Minkkinen has been photographing his body immersed in nature. What you see happening in the image happened in front of the lens.
To me these pictures present a futuristic vision rather than a look back at our savage ancestors.
Richard Evans Schultes is the father of modern ethnobotany and some of his scholars carry on his heritage.
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.