The Amazing Nature Photography of Guido Mocafico

Guido Mocafico photographs of snakes

I seem to be mentioning animals quite a bit lately. When things get tough I usually retreat to nature, so it would make sense that if I’m blogging through a challenging period there will be more nature posts. Enough whining from me though, check out the patterns and colors on these beautiful snakes photographed by Guido Mocafico! I have a snake phobia as most of the deadliest snakes in the world seem to like living in Australia, but I can still appreciate their beauty. Guido is Italian, born in Switzerland, currently living in Switzerland and working in France, so lets just say he’s a European photographer ;-)  Continue Reading

Joan Mitchell Sunflower Paintings

One of my favorite female painters is showing at the Hauser & Wirth Zürich gallery in Switzerland. “Joan Mitchell – Sunflowers” runs from June 6 through to July 25.

I like paintings that look like they were fun to paint. Art doesn’t have to be any more complicated than that for me. Concepts and theories come a distant second. If I can’t relate to the painting of a picture, I move on to the next one.Continue Reading

Cold Bare Bums for Global Warming

Nearly 600 naked people braved the cold on the Aletsch Glacier in Switzerland for the New York photographer Spencer Tunick recently. 600 people may not sound like much when compared to the amount of people that got naked for Tunick in Mexico, but the weather was probably a little more bearable in Mexico too!Continue Reading

Spencer Tunick on a Swiss glacier

Greenpeace and the New York flesh architect Spencer Tunick are encouraging volunteers to get naked on a Swiss glacier next month. Greenpeace Switzerland has a sign up page here for those that are interested.Continue Reading