Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs from around the world. For his long-term project Worlds in a Small Room he used a portable studio lit with natural light only. This setup allowed him to stage the locals in front of his infamous stained canvas while still close to their daily life.
To seek the timeless way we must first know the quality without a name. There is a central quality which is the root criterion of life and spirit in a man, a town, a building, or a wilderness.
Beneath our everyday world there is a miniature universe of cells, trillions of tiny worlds, unseen and beautiful. This is the machinery of life and it never rests!
A practice of self-enquiry like yoga isn’t on the agenda of a system of control and conformity. But even in East Germany people pursued this path, despite the risk of arousing suspicion.
I don’t wanna spoil it for you. First look at the pictures and wonder what you see. Then read below.
It’s like strolling through an otherworldly dream that feels like home at the same time, breathing the vibrant air of enchantment.
This documentary from 1996 is a celebration of life.
Kirlian believed that images created by Kirlian Photography might depict a conjectural energy field or aura, that surrounds all living things.
A trialogue on chaos and the world soul, featuring Terence McKenna, Rupert Sheldrake, Ralph Abraham – three brilliant minds sharing their views on life and the structure of reality.
This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…
Take a close look at insects and remember how inconceivably wild and manifold life shapes on this planet.
Hans Bellmer was a photographer, sculptor, printmaker, painter and writer.
Capturing the fleeting moments of a wave’s journey to dissipation, Australian photographer Ray Collins feels more at home floating in…
The works of Zone Patcher are the very definition of digital psychedelic art.
Jerry Uelsmann uses the technique of combination printing to create his dreamlike scenes.
Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
The woodcut prints of Tom Killion speak of a deep love for the landscape, a passion for the poetics of…
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
Phyllis Galembo‘s pictures reflect the ritual adornment and spirituality of masquerade in Nigeria, Benin and Burkina Faso in West Africa.
Edward S. Curtis shows us an ancient way of life that is about to vanish. And after that the wisdom will be forever lost.