Johfra Bosschart
Unio Mystica

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

Stanley Keleman
Emotional Anatomy

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
Behold! The fall of man

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
The Opulence of Demise

Franciszek Starowieyski liked to think of himself as a draftsman from the 17th century. The lushness of form and erotic exuberance is truly Baroque.

Orgyan Chopel
New Visions in Thangkas

Orgyan Chopel translates cryptic Buddhism into a simplified language of symbols, easier to understand and accept.

Bruce Ricker
Primordial Splendor

The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.

Rajni Perera
(M)otherworlds

Rajni Perera paints a vibrant sci-fi universe ruled by hybrid deities, demons, and powerful black heroines.

Jonathan Zawada
Metamathemagical

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.

Klea McKenna
Automatic Earth

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.

María Medem
Dancing between Earth and Sky

A perfect summer night and the mental state of being truly present to the current moment in time.

De Es Schwertberger
Heavy Light

Over more than fifty years of creating, Schwertberger’s themes and painting style evolve continuously. The path led from a figurative fantastic realism to an almost abstract, process-like creative flow.

Hasui Kawase
The Quality of Light

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

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.

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.

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.

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…

Jean Delville
The Age Of Splendor

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

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.

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.

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.

Robert Beatty
Keep it surreal

Robert Beatty’s artworks are exceptionally peculiar and seem impossible to pin down.

Jon Han
Death and Transfiguration

The art of dying, the experience of letting go all that is known is almost forgotten in our culture.

Robert Venosa
Timeless vistas of inner realities

New York City born, Robert Venosa was transported into the world of fine art in the late 60’s after having…

Kevin Lucbert
worlds in between blue lines

Kevin Lucbert draws doors into parallel universes. And he mostly uses the color blue, which obviously fits to DOP. It…

Phil Kirkland
The psychedelic textbook solution

Back in the early 1970s, Phil Kirkland created surreal textbook illustrations, mostly for psychology and health books.

Storm Thorgerson
Taken by Storm

Thorgerson’s metaphorical language to me feels like as if Magritte would have been into photography instead of painting.