The Forest Magazine is an independent art platform dedicated to showcasing inspiring visual artists, seen through a prism focusing on nature and classic aesthetics.
The Forest print issues are completely self-funded and contain no advertisements. It is published biannually in limited editions.
Curated, designed and published by Dimitrios G. Drystellas
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