Audrey Kawasaki has created yet another gorgeous piece titled I Won't Forget You. Made with oil and graphite on wood, the 16"x16" panting will be on view in a show titled INLE which will be curated by artist Greg "Craola" Simkins. Over 100 artists will interpret the anti-hero of Richard Adams' Watership Down at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles. The opening reception is on… Continue
On my recent stay at the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas, I was taken aback by an incredibly cool experience in their lobby. Created by Digital Kitchen, the living art is made up of 8 columns, which have 12 individual screens on each side. Using a combination of photography, film, and 3D and 2D animation, Digital Kitchen presents several stories that are as beautiful as they are… Continue
Ready to get your heart pumping? Tick Tock is a student short film made for 2011 Emory Campus MovieFest that is as suspenseful as you can get! It won Best Picture at the Emory finale and will be competing internationally at Hollywood in June.
Before you read any further watch the film.
The synopsis: What would you do if you had five minutes to live? Trace a young man's few minutes of trying to fulfill his highest… Continue
"The rope bridge is connected to the top of the jail cell, built to accommodate evil doers, thieves and little sisters."
Designer Steve Kuhl fulfills every boy's fantasy with this insanely cool pirate ship bedroom. The six-year-old occupant from Minnesota chose between a space ship, race car, castle, and pirate ship. Most of us would probably agree, he made an excellent… Continue
The last few days of February brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to My Modern Met thanks to the incredible work of Brian Dettmer, aka The Book Surgeon. In fact, even bookstores could appreciate Dettmer's incredible art with Harvard…Continue
As a theater major, Barry Underwood was used to building sets. How that experience would play out later in his life wasn't clear to him until one day, he saw photos by American photographer Robert Frank. Instead of documenting what he saw, Frank was known for creating narratives out of constructed images. A light bulb moment went off in Underwood's head. "It showed me that you could apply an image… Continue
This past weekend, Zaha Hadid celebrated the completion of Guangzhou Opera House, the architect’s first completed project in China. Shaped to resemble two pebbles on the bank of the Pearl River, the design was influenced by river valleys and the way they are transformed by erosion.
With a 1,800-seat Grand Theater equipped with the very latest acoustic technology, a 400-seat… Continue
Beastman is an artist, designer and photographer from Sydney, Australia who creates intricate, symmetrical paintings. They portray a world of hope and survival inhabited by beast-like creatures. These instantly lovable characters reflect human nature and our everyday burdens and struggles. Beastman makes his mark all over Australia helping us find hope in a world we are constantly lost in.… Continue
Added by Alyssa Anda on March 1, 2011 at 3:30pm —
We've seen Portuguese street artist Vhils use power drills and chisels to scratch the surface off buildings. Now, in this collaboration with Portuguese instrumental hip-hop band Orelha Negra, he takes his craft to a whole new level, this time using explosives to create incredible masterpieces.…
By isolating subjects in a studio against solid colors, Toronto-based photographer Andrew B. Myers makes us think twice about what we're exactly looking at. Most of the time we're amazed at paintings that appear like photos but when was the last time you saw the reverse?
Though we've seen a lot of creative self-portraits in our time, we haven't come across ones that we'd wholeheartedly call magical...until now. New Hampshire-based Sarah Ann Loreth is a self-taught photographer who has a way of making us feel as though we've walked into a storybook. "I like to try to create my own reality," she tells us. "I get so bored of mine. It's fun to create galaxies and climb… Continue
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My Modern Met’s Art of Photography Contest, presented by YPOC, is your chance to show us the artistic side of your photography. Photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to enter. Also, this contest is open to both US and international entrants. Submit your best… Continue