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.
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.
When I look at the sculptures of Constantin Brâncuşi I feel a deep serenity. It is the revelation of the…
Lately I also rediscovered the wholesome experience of being with with a group of strangers who share an intention of love & growth.
Georgia O’Keeffe is mostly known for her large-scale paintings of natural forms and flowers at close range with which she sought to share the beauty she witnessed.
Why is it that looking at an open body causes such revulsion?
My father’s home and studio became very inspiring to me. I find it very interesting to see people’s characters reflected…
Yoga: The Art of Transformation was the first major exhibition that explores the visual history of yoga.
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.
A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don’t realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
Polish animator Piotr Kamler explores the unfathomable and mysterious relationship between movement and time, matter and space.
This documentary is a great introduction to the world of Wilhelm Reich. A pioneer on so many levels. His holistic…
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
Gazing up into the kaleidoscopic worlds of these Iranian mosque ceilings invokes a feeling of transcendental glory.
I’m aware of Ana Noble and her life at the navel of the moon (Mexico City) since I discovered her flickr stream many years ago.
The photographer Jimmy Nelson visited 31 secluded and visually unique tribes around the world. The result is huge — in extend and significance.
Dürckheim’s legacy is psychotherapy in the spirit of Zen. His books are classics of transpersonal psychology.
McKenna’s offers far-sighted perspectives on the cyber punk culture and virtual reality. I miss this kind of utopian thinking these days. Where are we heading for with our technology? What could be a positive ultimate goal of it?
Fludd was striving for an universal science, combining mysticism, aesthetics and the more rational sciences to an all-embracing system of knowledge.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.