Molly Greene
False Vegetation Gods

I hope that I’m starting to play in that space between conventional ideas of what a human should be and what a human could be.

Sharon Ellis
Tumult in Earth, Calm in Heaven

Her vibrant nature scenes convey a sense of the divine in nature and are reminiscent of the Transcendental Painting Group.

Friedrich
Schröder Sonnenstern
Lunatic or Artist

After a tumultuous life, often in conflict with the law, including periods in psychiatric hospitals, the founding of a sect and practicing as a fortune teller and healer, he began to draw at the age of 57.

Marjorie Cameron
Songs for the Witch Woman

Cameron was an American artist, poet, actress, and occultist who emerged as a key figure in the California counterculture movement in the 1950s and 60s.

Lloyd Kahn
Shelter not Cabinporn

Lloyd Kahn is arguably the most influential pioneer of the DIY building movement that emerged in the 1960s.

Freddy Mamani
Totems of Andean Futurism

His buildings are nothing less than an exuberant act of self-expression by Bolivia’s long-marginalized indigenous majority.

Santiago Ramón y Cajal
The Beautiful Brain

Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1852-1934) was a Spanish neuroscientist and pathologist who is considered the father of modern neuroscience.

David Uzochukwu
Drown in my Magic

David Uzochukwu (born 1998) is an Austrian-Nigerian artist engaging with longing and belonging through (self) portraiture. He uses photography and…

Sophy Hollington
Carving New Realities

Sophy Hollington is a Brighton-based illustrator who has made a name for herself through her unique take on futuristic folklore realized in linocut.

The Root Atlas
Unearthed Intelligence

The following drawings are taken from the Wurzelatlas, a book series that began in 1960 and is regarded as the standard work on root research.

Emma Larsson
Dreams of Beings Alive

She describes her work as an ongoing exploration without rules and conventions, inspired by the desire to live.

Planetary Healers Manual
Survival into the 21st Century

This book is a New Age classic but just one of many publications in the same spirit springing from the counterculture of the late 1960s.

Peter Birkhäuser
Light from the Darkness

Few artists have so powerfully evoked the uncanny otherness of the unconscious like Swiss artist Peter Birkhäuser.

Irene Hardwicke Olivieri
Rewilding the Heart

Her paintings speak to us with such a refreshing immediacy, reminding us how wild it is to be alive.

Julia Turk
Navigators Tarot of the Mystic Sea

I have always been drawn to things I found suggestive but couldn’t understand. The tarot is such a theme that speaks to my imagination but I can’t explain what it really is.

Marcelo Pinel
Cyber Mystic Garden

A laboratory in constant change, a small museum of desires and dreams that amuse the inner child.

Kaljo Põllu
Eternity, Heaven and Earth

Like a deep well evoking forgotten concepts about origins, belonging, and the presence of spiritual forces in the world.

Wolfgang Hutter
Unquenched Desires and the Big Fear

Wolfgang Hutter was clearly gifted with an exceptional receptivity to feel the call of beauty and the creative power to translate it back into form.

Loie Hollowell
Maternal Embodiment

Her body of work is an expression of her sensuality as a woman going through the different stages of pregnancy from conception to birth to motherhood.

Hamzeh Carr
The Light of Asia

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.

Gage Taylor
The Holy Grove

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.

David Jien
The Tale of the Inner Struggle

The narrative drawings reflect the eternal human struggle for the right path in life, alongside our demons.

Alexis R.
Embroidery of Autonomy

A few hours ago I found this woman sitting on the floor near the marketplace of a small town in Southern France.

William Blake
The Book of Job as an Encounter with the Self

A numinous, archetypal event that can lead to enhanced consciousness and is therefore crucial to the psyche of modern man.

Dying to Know
The Mystical World

This book is leading you on travels in a mysterious and visionary world.

Philip Kirkland
Energy Ecstasy and your Seven Vital Chakras

There is already another post about Philip Kirkland but these images I’ve just found deserve to stand alone.

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…

Philip 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.

Alphachanneling
Utopian Erotic

Dive into a lush erotic jungle of entangled bodies and divine pleasures.

Pedro Friedeberg
Architect of patterns

Pedro Friedeberg and Frida Kahlo were the only two Mexican artists recognized by Andre Breton as part of the Surrealist movement.

Pavel Tchelitchew
Bodies seen and unseen

Pavel Tchelitchew clearly was a seer of the unseen, a true visionary artist.

Dan McPharlin
Future past or past future

Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.

David S. Goodsell
The Machinery of Life

Beneath our everyday world there is a miniature universe of cells, trillions of tiny worlds, unseen and beautiful. This is the machinery of life and it never rests!

Brenna Murphy
Resonant hyper objects

The ancient and the yet unseen echoes through these arabesque hyper realms, with an almost hallucinatory effect.