Emil Bisttram
And the Transcendental Painting Group

These seekers of the inner spirit in outer things, wanted to carry painting beyond the appearance of the physical world.

Linda Westin
Illuminated Dendrology

These portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.

Sabin Bălaşa
Dreams of Eternal Blue

Bălaşa paints a unique universe, full of archetypal figures and metaphysical themes. He called it Cosmic Romanticism.

Hasui Kawase
The Quality of Light

Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase

Seeds
Time Capsules of Life

Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.

Walter Spies
The Edge of Heaven

The image of Bali as a place of great physical beauty laced with a mysterious spirituality has its origins in the works of a small circle of bohemian expats in the 1930, of whom Spies was the most influential.

Piotr Kamler
In Search of Time

Polish animator Piotr Kamler explores the unfathomable and mysterious relationship between movement and time, matter and space.

M. C. Escher
Hyperbolic Dreams

Escher reveals a world far away from our general perception of reality, a world of mathematics, a world of abstractions, anticipating deep features of modern day cosmology.

Robert Fludd
As above, so below

Fludd was striving for an universal science, combining mysticism, aesthetics and the more rational sciences to an all-embracing system of knowledge.

Johfra Bosschart
The Zodiac Series

Surrealism based on studies of psychology, religion, the Bible, astrology, antiquity, magic, witchcraft, mythology and occultism.

Joth Shakerley
The Rainbow Tribe

Joth Shakerley is following the Rainbow Family for over twenty years. The pictures he brought back are beyond words.

Paul Wunderlich
Everything you can imagine is real

Paul Wunderlich was a German painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He’s one of the most important members of the Magic Realism movement.

Anouk Van Kalmthout
The Art of Dyeing

It’s like strolling through an otherworldly dream that feels like home at the same time, breathing the vibrant air of enchantment.

Irving Penn
Worlds in a Small Room

Best known for his fashion photography, Irving Penn’s repertoire also includes portraits of creative greats, still lifes and ethnographic photographs…

Tom Killion
Californian Topophilia

The woodcut prints of Tom Killion speak of a deep love for the landscape, a passion for the poetics of…

Maxfield Parrish
The Doctrine of Divine Light

Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.

Wenzel Hablik
Crystal Utopias

Wenzel Hablik is a visionary, an utopian architect of the proverbial crystal castles in the clouds.

Moebius
The World of Edena

A cosmic drama featuring the two interstellar repairmen Stel and Atan who rediscover humanity’s true state of being.

Michiel Schuurman
The logic of replication

The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…

Alexandra Duprez
The eternal metamorphosis

French artist Alexandra Duprez mentions Australian Aboriginal art as her main inspiration to take up painting.

Tuco Amalfi
The source of light is within

I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…

Primitive Technology
The Satisfaction of Simplicity

Primitive Technology is a hobby where you make things in the wild completely from scratch using no modern tools or materials. This is the strict rule.

Jean Delville
The Age Of Splendor

Jean Delville was a Belgian painter who painted heavily symbolic scenes with a occult oriented spiritual perspective.

Tyrone Williams
Beauty hidden in plain sight

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.

Leo & Diane Dillon
The Heart with Wings

For more than fifty years the Dillon’s formed one of the most successful and influential illustrator partnership.

Uri Shapira
Chemical bloom

The works of Uri Shapira expose environments of alternative truth, made of active metal vegetation and various chemical growths.

Vaka Valo
Dream Diaries

Schematic illustrations scanned from instruction manuals turned into unsettling nightmares. He achieves a dreamlike other-worldliness only reached by few artists.

Alexander Ross
The primordial cell

Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.

Spencer Tunick
Body mass index

Spencer Tunick photographs individuals en masse, without their clothing, grouped together.

Craig Burrows
The Invisible Light

Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type of photography called UVIVF or ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence.

Jorinde Voigt
In Search of Meaning

The drawn structures depict the unfathomable abundance of sensuous impulses, in order to make it available for fresh examination.

Ashtanga Yoga
Mysore Style

The term Mysore Style means you practice a memorized yoga sequence without being led by a teacher. The role of the teacher is to guide as well as provide adjustments or assists in postures.