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.

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.

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…

Hirō Isono
Into the Depths of the sacred Forest

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.

Caio Reisewitz
The Changing Brazilian Landscape

Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.

Andy Goldsworthy
Working With Time

Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.

Ben Roberts
Expired trips into the blue

Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.

Dan McPharlin
Future past or past future

Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.

Tomás Sánchez
Meditative states on canvas

Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.

Mars
A photographic exploration

This book is the best reminder that a computer screen can’t replace the printing quality of a well produced book. The nuances of black are outstanding…

Nature Photography
In Praise of Observation

These days the light returns and I behold an enchanted world. I feel so grateful for this gift of vision and the living world it presents to me.

Rebecca Reeve
Portals into the wilderness

Rebecca Reeve creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.

Georgia O’Keeffe
Forces in nature and humans

Georgia O’Keeffe is mostly known for her large-scale paintings of natural forms and flowers at close range with which she sought to share the beauty she witnessed.

Seasons of Mars
Wind, dunes and dry ice

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter circles the red planet since 2006. The little spacecraft sends high-res pictures of Mars’ surface ever since.

Jonathan Zawada
Over Time

Landscape topographies derived from graph data were modeled in 3D and then oil paintings created from those 3D renders.

Ivan Rabuzin
Symbols of the absolute

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.

Roger Dean
Floating Dreamlands

Roger Dean is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…

Tristram Lansdowne
Sci-Fi Islands

Tristram Lansdowne is a Toronto based painter who mainly works in watercolor. I like his futuristic approach of combining architecture with nature.

Hans-Christian Schink
One Hour

I don’t wanna spoil it for you. First look at the pictures and wonder what you see. Then read below.

Hannsjörg Voth
Landscape as canvas

I’m totally fascinated by Hannsjörg Voth‘s structures in the Moroccan desert. There is a beautiful book called Stadt des Orion…

Eyvind Earle
Master of the trees

Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising.