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.
Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.
The fantastic Marina Abramović wants to share her legacy with the world. It’s all her knowledge condensed into a method — The Abramović Method.
The ancient art of wayfinding is an almost forgotten skill once common throughout the Pacific.
These portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.
Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.
Research indicates that shamans access an intelligence, which they say is nature’s, and which gives them information that has stunning correspondences with molecular biology.
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.
Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.
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.
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
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.
There is a small group of painters who are able to invoke nature’s serene magic. Isono is one of them and his love for the forest is very tangible.
Wenzel Hablik is a visionary, an utopian architect of the proverbial crystal castles in the clouds.
I spent all my schooldays in this kind of architecture. But I was never taught about Anthroposophy. I wish to…
These seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.
Continuum Movement is a dynamic inquiry into what it is to be a human being, providing a method to consciously explore ourself as an unfolding biological and planetary process.
These photographs capture a split second of a transient state. Just gaze into unfolding space.
Jacob Kirkegaard‘s photo series Nagaras 1 and 2 explores a sonic phenomenon which only occurs in a few deserts around…
Hans Bellmer was a photographer, sculptor, printmaker, painter and writer.
French artist Alexandra Duprez mentions Australian Aboriginal art as her main inspiration to take up painting.