The imaginary realism has become a global movement. This is the programmatic summary of the Marcel Salome. This is his fifth edition of “Dreamscapes” (dream worlds or landscapes). 75 contemporary artists will be presented with their artworks, personal statements and standardized interviews: Who or what inspires them, what drives them? How the outside world affects their art? The book heavily represents Europeans, but the U.S., Japan, India and Iraq are represented as well.
In the transcribed Alien Diaries, published for the first time as a facsimile, HR Giger describes his work on the film Alien (1979). With brutal honesty, sarcasm and occasional despair, Giger describes what it is like working for the film industry.
Dreams & Divinities – Sacred Expressions from Women 13 painters and 8 poets from around the world, is a book by Liba WS. Dreams & Divinities is a 120 page visual and poetic journey which unfolds through love, the Goddess and God, creation, nature, introspection, mythology and compassion.
Although they never met, the Australian witch Rosaleen Norton (1917-1979) and British visionary artist Austin Osman Spare (1886-1956) shared many points in common. As occult practitioners operating within the Western esoteric tradition, both artists were well versed in the literature of Western magic, Theosophy, kabbalah, Eastern mysticism, and modern psychoanalysis.
The book “Van Soest Collection” presents more than 450 paintings and sculptures from 70 artists of the Van Soest Collection
The painter and sculptor Bruno Weber has created in two streams of his life work of the past 50 years: his painterly oeuvre and a magical realm of sculpture. In honour of Bruno Weber‘s 80th birthday, this book presents his life’s work in numerous haunting photographs of overall views to close-ups.
The Vienna School of Fantastic Realism is a group of artists founded in Vienna in 1946. It includes Ernst Fuchs, Arik Brauer, Rudolf Hausner, Wolfgang Hutter, Anton Lehmden and Fritz Janschka, all students of ProfessorAlbert Paris Gütersloh at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts.
Gustav René Hocke’s magnum opus on the history of art and literature sheds a surprising light on the century of Mannerism. Hocke arrives at some startling conclusions by comparing modern art with the basic ideas and stylistic features of the Mannerist period.