His meticulously rendered landscapes suggest a nostalgia for Eden and the availability of peace and joy through an expanded awareness of the beauty inherent in the land.
A few hours ago I found this woman sitting on the floor near the marketplace of a small town in Southern France.
Burchfield’s nature scenes strike me as among the most experiential art I know, as he’s able to put you right into his synesthetic experience of nature.
Bryan Haynes’ ability to portray trees in an otherworldly light speaks to me in the most visceral way. It awakens a memory I carry within, of another kind of seeing.
The images of Simen Johan speak to me because of their perfection, showing us the animal kingdom in a supernatural…
The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.
On these grounds, all perception is a gamble. A meta-level is always just around the corner, and Zawada’s hyperreal imagery is a vivid glimpse into an expanded perceptual bandwidth.
Automatic Earth refers to what I see as a ‘blue print’ that exists within nature; a plan within each organism to automatically generate a particular form or pattern that is then, inevitably flawed.
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.
These portraits of the woods are influenced by imaging neuroscience. Especially the colors are reminiscent of the artist’s experience with fluorescence microscopy.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
Seeds are the most complex organs produced by plants, capable of traveling space and time to ensure the biodiversity of our planet.
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.
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
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 was a Belgian painter who painted heavily symbolic scenes with a occult oriented spiritual perspective.
Alexander Ross’ hyper worlds of cellular growth and green towering vines are one of a kind.
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.
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.
Beth Moon has been photographing some of the largest, rarest, and oldest trees on Earth for the past fourteen years.
Steve Axford does what he likes most. It’s taking pictures and exploring the living world that unfolds evermore interconnectedness to him.
Cacti and succulents are plants with fascinating characteristics. And this series portrays them in the most beautiful way.
Rabuzin found the utmost simplicity, concision and perfection in the sphere and the circle, which were to become his symbols of the absolute, symbols of completeness.
Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as…
Paul Stamets is a mycologist and a true renaissance visionary with a pathbreaking message.
Karl Blossfeldt was an attentive observers of nature, a teacher of contemplation.
I just booked my second Ayahuasca retreat. This time for three days only and not in the Amazon but in the Netherlands.
Richard Evans Schultes is the father of modern ethnobotany and some of his scholars carry on his heritage.
Biosphere 2 was one of the most lauded experiments of the 1990s, then one of the most ridiculed. Now it is back, offering a unique way to put theories about climate and environment to the test.
Anna Paola Guerra is living and working in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. And since I discovered her photos I feel the…
Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising.