Category: Famous Dreamers

  • Lucrecia de León. The dream spy

    Lucrecia de León. The dream spy

    The Golden Age of Spain, which began in the momentous and controversial 1492, existed for less than two centuries and brought incredible wealth to the world in the field of geography, science and the arts. On the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries, when the Spanish empire was atop of it’s military glory, society […]

  • Konstantin Melnikov. Architect. Sleep enthusiast

    Konstantin Melnikov. Architect. Sleep enthusiast

    My greatest inspiration, a shining example of an artist,  is Russian architect Konstantin Melnikov.  His work, compressed into a single decade (1923–33), placed Melnikov on the front end of 1920s avant-garde architecture. The young architect quickly found himself pushing the boundaries of a developing avant-garde movement in post-Revolution Russia. With his first major success, the angular Soviet […]

  • Gustav Klimt. Goldsmith of Dreams

    Gustav Klimt. Goldsmith of Dreams

    Symbolism. The cradle of modern dreams. Symbolism first appeared as a literary concept in the late 19th century, but very soon was identified with the artwork of a younger generation of painters who were similarly rejecting the conventions of Naturalism. Symbolist painters believed that art should reflect an emotion or idea rather than represent the […]