The Light of Asia is a famous narrative poem that tells the life and time of Prince Gautama Siddhartha, who after attaining enlightenment, became the Buddha.
The narrative drawings reflect the eternal human struggle for the right path in life, alongside our demons.
A few hours ago I found this woman sitting on the floor near the marketplace of a small town in Southern France.
Klaudia B. Lewandowski is a photographer and creator of visual poetry, based in Berlin. She looks at the world through the eyes of a curious child, collecting sticks and stones and flowers along the way.
To seek the timeless way we must first know the quality without a name. There is a central quality which is the root criterion of life and spirit in a man, a town, a building, or a wilderness.
This seminal book by Stanley Keleman explores the notion that physical human shape is interrelated with one’s emotional and psychological reality — mapping the geometry of somatic consciousness.
Stanisław Szukalski’s strong nationalistic affinity, coupled with a megalomaniac self-image made him the priest of a nation, that was to hail him the greatest of living artists.
Franciszek Starowieyski liked to think of himself as a draftsman from the 17th century. The lushness of form and erotic exuberance is truly Baroque.
The following manifesto is a testimony of an awakened youth movement realizing its power. Born from the European rave culture…
The images of Simen Johan speak to me because of their perfection, showing us the animal kingdom in a supernatural…
Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.
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.
Rebel Wisdom uncovers the most rebellious ideas in philosophy, human potential and transcendence to find direction through the chaos of the time.
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 perfect summer night and the mental state of being truly present to the current moment in time.
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
Polish animator Piotr Kamler explores the unfathomable and mysterious relationship between movement and time, matter and space.
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.
The woodcut prints of Tom Killion speak of a deep love for the landscape, a passion for the poetics of…
Maxfield Parrish captures a light mood in his paintings that feels supernatural and very real and tangible at the same time.
The base of Michiel Schuurman’s graphic work is a certain logic – whether natural, scientific or historical. Geeky algorithms, natural…
Today I picked up one of my favorite books, Island by Aldous Huxley, his radical blueprint for a better world.…
Frieder Grindler is one of the big names of German poster design in the second half of the 20th century.
R. Buckminster Fuller gave an extraordinary series of lectures concerning his entire life’s work. These thinking out loud lectures span 42 hours and examine in depth all of his major inventions and discoveries.
Landscape topographies derived from graph data were modeled in 3D and then oil paintings created from those 3D renders.
Étienne-Louis Boullée is the master of monumental cenotaphs. His most emblematic project is his cenotaph designed for Isaac Newton.
I follow Theo Jansen for many years now. What I like so much about his design approach is the playfulness…
This 3D printing project is so extraordinary because of it’s self-sufficiency. It creates objects out of sun and sand. Of course it’s still in the early stages of development. But imagine what this could do in the future.
My father’s home and studio became very inspiring to me. I find it very interesting to see people’s characters reflected…
In 1993 the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller created MYST — a video game unlike any other before. It’s a…