• Understanding of Sculpture

    Understanding of Sculpture

    Sculptors like Auguste Rodin, Constantin Brancusi, Michelangelo, Donatello, Leonardo da Vinci, Rodin, Richard Serra and others... We invite you to dive deeper into the understanding of sculpture with 1605: from the classic sculptors out of the museums to contemporary artists who are changing the course of art history today.
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  • 6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    6 Most Influential Minimalist Artists

    Minimalist art began as a post-World War Two movement in American visual arts during the 1960s and 1970s. Thought to be a direct response to the styles of Abstract Expressionism and Modernism, Minimalism embraced geometric forms, neutral surfaces, and industrial materials over loud and chaotic artworks. As Minimalism appeared to deny such vivid expression, the artworks that were made deliberately...
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  • Henri Michaux | Portfolio

    Henri Michaux | Portfolio

    Henri Michaux (1899 – 1984) was a Belgian-born French poet, writer and painter. Michaux is best known for his poetry and prose, especially his texts chronicling his psychedelic experiments with LSD and mescaline which include Miserable Miracle and The Major Ordeals of the Mind.
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  • Cliches in Photography

    Cliches in Photography

    The photo industry makes it hard to avoid clichés. The sunrises and sunsets, clouds, the emptiness of the landscapes, yellow cabs of New York, selfies in the mirror, you name it...! These sugary and so familiar to us images are everywhere. It makes it hard for some photographers to originate their ideas in the middle of the whirlpool of cliches...
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  • Summer Houses⁠

    Summer Houses⁠

    A summer house is a place where you leave all the troubles of the busy routine behind. It can provide extra living space with great views, of course, but it’s also ideal as a place to read, paint or enjoy your favourite movie. It might even be the home office you need when things get too hectic in the actual house.
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  • How to Boost Your Creativity

    How to Boost Your Creativity

    1605 Publishers has prepared for you some unique tips which can help everyone in a creative industry, but also, in a not creative industry. Because the ability to think differently and generate out-of-the box ideas isn't only for artists. It is for everyone. Discover how to boost your creativity with our tips today.
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  • Artists Inspired by Nature

    Artists Inspired by Nature

    Nature has always been a great inspiration to artists - from cave drawings to contemporary artists working today including photography, sculpture and architecture. ⁠ Check our beautifully curated list of artists inspired by nature. Among the artists are Georgia O’Keeffe, Andy Goldsworthy, Bill Brandt, György Kepes, Kacper Kowalski and Babs Decruyenaere. 
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  • Summer Inspiration⁠ ⁠

    Summer Inspiration⁠ ⁠

    1605 Publishers prepared for you an assemblage of artists in the fields of painting, installation, cinema, sculpture, architecture and photography who can are very likely to inspire you this summer. Ruth Asawa, Viviane Sassen, Yayoy Kusama, Richard Lin Show Yu among others... Go and get immersed in their creative flow!
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  • 5 Best Architects to Follow

    5 Best Architects to Follow

    From skyscrapers to creative home designs, modern architects play a big role in the shape of our landscape and our emotional and creative development. In order to keep your inspiration flowing, we've prepared a list of the best contemporary architects with some of the most creative designs for you to explore. Follow them on Instagram for your daily dose of original ideas....
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  • Spring palette | Refuge

    Spring palette | Refuge

    Every season at 1605 Publishers, we create a list of artist from the fields of art, photography, cinema and architecture that bring us inspiration. Our spring palette is dedicated to the artists from the countries that account for the most refugees in the world today: Syria, Afghanistan, Myanmar and Ukraine.
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  • 6 Book Temples Around the World

    6 Book Temples Around the World

    Travelling and visiting unique bookshops is something that we all like doing. You never know what gem you can find in a hidden book venue somewhere in Paris or on a sunny holiday in Greece. It could be your favourite signed photobook or a rare art catalogue. 1605 Publishers have prepared a list of 6 sui generis book temples around...
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