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.
Ernst Fuchs was one of the most influential masters of the visionary arts movement.
Drawings from Philippe Caza‘s Hydrogenesis.
Every belief system has to offer a good story. The more poetic and sensational the more likely to find followers. Paul Gustave Doré‘s way of depicting Christian imagery is a great example.
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
How do we want to live? These people choose a life away from the cities, willing to abandon lifestyles based on performance, efficiency and consumption.
This documentary is a great introduction to the world of Wilhelm Reich. A pioneer on so many levels. His holistic…
Today I woke up with a longing for color and the jungle. So I knew it’s time for Henri Rousseau.…
After so much exploring the inner worlds and energetic realms, back to matter.
Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.
In 1912, the pitface miner Augustin Lesage heard a voice telling him that he was going to become a painter…
There are contemporary “back to the land” communities practicing a hunter-gatherer way of life. Projects like this will serve as a touchstone to those interested in living differently.
Traveling south, being outdoors and reading Hesse goes well together.
And I’m realizing again how deeply this man talks to me.
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.
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
The works of Zone Patcher are the very definition of digital psychedelic art.
Berndnaut Smilde performs magic. I don’t need to know how he’s creating his indoor clouds but I love it. I totally share his fascination with clouds.
Dance is not something you do for an audience to entertain, it’s a very real experience. It can heal you.
The documentary investigates the origins of modern yoga and presents especially Krishnamacharya’s life and teachings.
I love Benoit Paillé’s unusual and sensationally effective way to work with light and color.
The photography of Tyrone Williams is a reminder that beauty is to be found everywhere — In trash cans, puddles and rearview mirrors. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.