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.
It’s like strolling through an otherworldly dream that feels like home at the same time, breathing the vibrant air of enchantment.
Sarah Schönfeld, an artist from Berlin puts different drugs on photographic negatives. The prints look fantastic…
Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.
After decades of neglect, the British artist and writer Ithell Colquhoun is finally recognized as one of the most exciting and creative occult thinkers of the 20th century.
These are the insights of one night in september 2011. It’s straight from the heart as I felt it back then. I think it’s worth sharing.
Kilian Eng is one of the most popular futuristic illustrators of today. Also one of the most productive one’s.
Judy Chicago has continued to make art a vehicle for intellectual transformation and social change and to women’s right to engage in the highest level of art production.
A few hours ago I found this woman sitting on the floor near the marketplace of a small town in Southern France.
There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
Robert Gordon Wasson was an international banker, amateur mycologist, and author. It was him who reintroduced the ‘divine mushrooms’ to the West.
When it comes to Moebius aka Jean Giraud (* 1938 — † 2012) it’s hard to make a choice what to present. His body of work is huge and versatile. My selection focuses on his early black & white work.
The subject of Swiss painter Raffaello Ossola is consistent. He paints gateways into an ethereal realm.
The art of the Australian Aborigines is one of the oldest artistic traditions alive. This selection shows paintings from the mid-fifties until now by artists from the Arnhem Land region in Northern Australia.
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.
Métamorphose is a project by French photographer Frédéric Fontenoy that consists of slit-scan self portraits created in outdoor locations.
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.
Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…
A numinous, archetypal event that can lead to enhanced consciousness and is therefore crucial to the psyche of modern man.