Featured Blog Posts – November 2010 Archive (197)

Dancers in Motion (8 photos)

Here are some lovely photos of ballet dancers in motion by Jan Masny. He really captures the elegance and grace of women dancing. Each move is perfectly caught in his lens to create these beautiful images.…


Added by Kevin Chung on November 30, 2010 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

The Story Behind "Wonderland" (14 photos)

It's impossible not to be blown away by Kirsty Mitchell's Wonderland series. Picking locations that are genuinely real, Kirsty produces incredibly vivid, colorful, and beautiful fairytale-like settings.

I reached out to Kirsty to ask her a few questions about the set. The…


Added by Eugene on November 30, 2010 at 5:00pm — 8 Comments

Floating Away in My Dream (5 pics)

Working under the name Littlewhitehead, Glasgow-based artists Craig Little and Blake Whitehead mysteriously place a child high up onto the ceiling of a room. If that's not strange enough - the child's head is stuck in a bunch of floating balloons!

“Within our work there is a strong connection between the reality that surrounds us and some kind of escapism to… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 30, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Modern House Shoots Out Over the Ocean (8 pics)

It's hard to imagine living in a house as breathtaking as this. The Holman House sits on the edge of a 230-foot (70-meter) cliff and shoots out over the ocean. Designed by Sydney-based Durbach Block Architects, this incredible home was inspired by one of Picasso's paintings, "The Bathers."

Located in Dover Heights, an eastern suburb of Sydney, the Holman… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 30, 2010 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Sneak Peek!: 3 New Craww Pieces

We got some sneak peek pieces to show you from Craww! Bear, Fox and Deer are three all-new works that will be available starting on December 8, 2010 at Blik. Blik's removable wall graphics are a great way to dress up your boring white walls.

For those of you who are a bit… Continue

Added by alice on November 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Optimus Prime Ice Sculpture (5 pics)

Whether you're a geek or not, you have to admit, this is one of the most impressive ice sculptures ever created. The magnificent piece was chiseled by Finnish artist Antti Pedrozo and Dutch artist Michel de Kok. The sheer size and amount of detail that went into making the icy Transformer is amazing!…


Added by Eugene on November 30, 2010 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

Whimsical Art Installation at Art Basel Miami

We've been asked a few times if My Modern Met will be covering Art Basel this year. Though we'd love to check out all of the amazing art, due to time constraints, we're skipping it this year. One reason why I'd personally love to go is to see Friends With You's outdoor installation called Rainbow City.… Continue

Added by alice on November 30, 2010 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Creative Joke: Groupon for Groupon

With all the rumors swirling about Google buying Groupon for between $5 to $6 billion (yes, billion), it's nice to see that someone can make a creative joke out of it. Internet marketer John Boyle made a website -… Continue

Added by alice on November 30, 2010 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

11 New WTF? Illustrations

They made us laugh with their first set of WTF? illustrations and now creative design company Estudio Minga is back with their second set! What began as an in-house joke quickly became a way for Estudio Minga to show the world just how creative they could be. Astoundingly, for this month,… Continue

Added by alice on November 29, 2010 at 2:00pm — 10 Comments

3D Holographic Glass Paintings (16 pieces)

Columbian artist Yosman Botero likes to think beyond 2D. Painting on multiple Plexiglas sheets, he creates three-dimensional holographic images. The resulting works are full of depth, original, and intriguing. I caught up with Yosman to ask him a few questions:

Can you please give us a brief description about yourself?

I was born in Cucuta, a… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 29, 2010 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Trapped in a Dream (12 photos)

Using no Photoshop at all, Northern Ireland-based photographer Helen Warner (aka Airgarten) creates fantastically freakish scenes that look like they're something out of a dream (or nightmare). Instead, she uses traditional props and tools like powder, plastic, glass, smoke, netting, and even sheer tights to construct these surreal worlds, hoping to trigger a memory… Continue

Added by alice on November 29, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Dark Illustrations of The Social Network (3 total)

Uruguay-based illustrator Martin Ansin created these amazing illustrations based on the critically acclaimed movie The Social Network. Featured in Wired magazine's behind-the-scenes story, these highly detailed illustrations really capture the movie's dark… Continue

Added by alice on November 29, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Glory of Galapagos: 2010

In a place where underwater wildlife still thrives, Darek Sepiolo continues to take some of the most incredible footage ever. You may remember his first Galapagos video, which was shot almost two years ago. The vivid shots he captures of hammerhead and whale sharks are absolutely breathtaking.

Inspired by Hans Zimmer's melodramatic music, Sepiolo uses music from the Dark… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 29, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Powerful Ads: Lottery of Life (4 total)

Sometimes it takes powerful imagery like this to make us appreciate our lot in life. Called Lottery of Life, the side-by-side comparisons are for Save the Children, an independent organization about creating lasting change in the lives of children in need. When disaster strikes around the world, Save the Children is there to save lives with… Continue

Added by alice on November 29, 2010 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Emotionally Charged Art (14 pieces)

We first fell in love with D. Yee's work through his cinematic photos. Yee has that ability to take slices of life and make them appear like silent scenes out of a movie. Looking through his website, you'll find that Yee is also a very talented artist. Whether it's through his smooth… Continue

Added by alice on November 29, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

3D Chalk God Blows Up in China (10 pieces)

Mr. Hou didn't expect to become an internet sensation after he uploaded some photos of his 3D chalk art pieces onto a Chinese forum a few weeks ago. After all, he's just an average Chinese citizen who enjoys drawing for his little boy. Now, people from all over the web are referring to him by a new nickname - "Chalk God."

“I think these 3D artworks… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Falcon-Inspired Museum (6 pics)

Foster + Partners recently unveiled this design for a museum on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. Named after UAE founder Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Zayed National Museum will be dedicated to the history and culture of the country.

Because of the Sheikh's love for falcons, the museum will feature five lightweight steel towers that resemble the wings… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 28, 2010 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

Sam Flores: Graffiti-Infused Fine Art (10 pieces)

Some might say that Sam Flores was born an artist. Painting and drawing since he was a little boy, Flores is always looking to develop his creative side, no matter how much success he's achieved. He paints characters that are immersed in tragic worlds, where beauty and darkness seem to be able to harmoniously coexist. Given their brightly colored surroundings, why are… Continue

Added by alice on November 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — 5 Comments

Victoria’s Secret’s Newest Angel (9 photos)

Meet Victoria’s Secret’s newest angel - Katsia Zinga. Fashion photographer Richard Bernardin shoots the stunning model for the latest issue of Grazia Paris. Katsia looks so sexy in her seductive lingerie! Victoria's Secret sure knows how to pick them!…


Added by April on November 28, 2010 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Red Green Blue (20 pics)

Our eyes pick up color when light reflects off specific objects. Milan-based collective Carnovsky uses this phenomenon to manipulate what we see in this incredible installation, titled "RGB."

RGB’s technique consists in the overlapping of three different images, each one in a primary color. Through the colored filters (a light or a transparent material), we can… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 28, 2010 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

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