Noguchi fought for the reintegration of the arts toward some purposeful and social end, and nowhere was this more apparent than in its playground designs.
Lawren Harris was born into one of Canada’s wealthiest families and was destined for a life in aristocratic circles, yet he always felt more at home in the great outdoors.
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.
The painter has a language which translates meaning to the viewer beyond that which the viewer’s experience can give.
Especially the persistent interest in depicting light characterizes the dreamlike atmosphere in the woodblock prints of Hasui Kawase
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.
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.
A cosmic drama featuring the two interstellar repairmen Stel and Atan who rediscover humanity’s true state of being.
I wanted to make a post about the Brazilian visionary artist Tuco Amalfi for some time already. Now I saw…
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.
Reisewitz’ photographs, most of all large formats, explore the changing relation of the city and the countryside in a period of feverish economic development.
Goldsworthy is at play with the relentless flow of the elements, forming fragile and temporary moments in time.
Ben Roberts creates photographic contemplations of rural Japan with an unique artistic signature.
Dan McPharlin is deeply interested in exploring distant worlds.
Tomás Sánchez is best known as a painter of landscapes. These scenes are the sweetest praise of nature and meditation.
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…
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 creates portals from the domestic into the wilderness with a bit of household drapery.
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.
Landscape topographies derived from graph data were modeled in 3D and then oil paintings created from those 3D renders.
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 is best known for his work on posters and album covers for musicians, which he began painting in…
Tristram Lansdowne is a Toronto based painter who mainly works in watercolor. I like his futuristic approach of combining architecture with nature.
I don’t wanna spoil it for you. First look at the pictures and wonder what you see. Then read below.
I’m totally fascinated by Hannsjörg Voth‘s structures in the Moroccan desert. There is a beautiful book called Stadt des Orion…
Eyvind Earle is a master of contemplative landscape paintings. To me these dream-like sceneries are highly hypnotising.