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The Incal by Alejandro Jodorowsky
To say Alejandro Jodorowsky is an avant-garde storyteller is like calling macaws long-birds; it's kinda missing the point. His works of film and literature could be ranked among the most bizarre, fantastical, and influential pieces of the last 50 years. Shatter your bud's definition of time and space; expose them to ✨The Incal ✨!
Among the most complex and capable directors of all time, Stanley Kubrick was also a prolific photographer. This immaculate collection of his images, many previously unseen, coincides with a major exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York and The Design Museum in London. For the budding filmmaker or shutterbug, it doesn't much get better than the work of this master.
Steep your friend in the quasi-spiritual, otherworldly light 🌈 phenomena of master light and space artist James Turrell. Inspire them to find their peace with the universe and run with you to the closest contemporary art museum.
Named after the Polish book dealer who discovered it, The Voynich Manuscript is one of the great mysteries of our time. Dating back to the 15th century, its pages are filled with a beautiful codex of strange illustrations and notes in an unknown language. For the bud who has everything or seeks the secrets no one knows, there is this.