The Architect is an intriguing sculpture by English artist Jilly Sutton that blends the head of a person with geometric shapes. The peaceful, slumbering face is accompanied by a frenzy of three-dimensional blocks, adding an abstract element to the otherwise figurative sculpture. The eye-catching structure, originally constructed out of square soft wood timbers that had been…Continue
With so much creativity generated everyday, we've had the fortune of sharing countless works of art here on My Modern Met. Now, we're also pleased to offer prints and canvases featuring the work of many of today's finest contemporary artists through My Modern Shop. As part of our ongoing series of…
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Representing a three-dimensional structure on a two-dimensional platform can make a figure fall flat. Vancouver-based photography technician Jason Gowans found this same principle to be true of vast landscapes trying to be captured within photographs. The essence and expansive beauty of the earth is lost on a medium without physical depth. As a result of his contemplative dilemma, Gowans…
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Toronto-based Tom Ryaboi busted out into the scene last year with his heart-stopping, adrenaline pumping rooftop photography. His most recognizable image, called I'll Make Ya Famous, flew through the web and Tom was quickly credited for being one of the pioneers of the rooftopping movement.
Today, it's with great pleasure that we bring you…Continue
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A lot of artists use unconventional materials to construct their visionary pieces but there's something about the shimmering surface of a CD whose twinkle in the light draws the eye. That's part of the reason why sculptor Leticia Bajuyo works almost exclusively with the nearly…Continue
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Once a year, the Holi Festival of Colors, celebrating the arrival of a new season, takes place around the world. Crowds of people playfully pelt each other with vibrant paints, adding a wildly colorful hue to the environment. San Francisco-based photographer Thomas Hawk caught some amazing photographs of this year's celebration at Spanish Fork, Utah.
The series of…Continue
LA-based mixed media artist Brooks Shane Salzwedel assembles beautiful natural landscapes, often featuring some form of majestic architecture like bridges and oil drilling towers. The artist primarily works with graphite, tape, and resin to produce these layered images, giving each one a three-dimensional feel. The separation that defines the difference between foreground and background…Continue
Andy Hemingway, a self-taught photographer, plays with red lights and long shutter speeds to create beautifully vivid light painting effects. The photographs are the second installment to his light painting series, which were taken at the EZ7 Skatepark and feature multiple subjects such as a skateboarder and rollerblader. The great thing about these wickedly cool photos is…
The ocean is like an entirely different world. That's why underwater ocean photography is always captivating and intriguing, there's always something new and unexpected to be found. Enric Adrian Gener's photography is especially interesting because of his ability to capture human forms as they peacefully interact with the clear blue waters.
When asked why the ocean…Continue
The PAS House is perfect for the person who eats and breathes skateboarding and loves skate clothing. A ribbon-shaped path links the inside and outside of the home together, giving riders the ability to board in a continuous motion.
The house is divided into three separate spaces. The first one includes the living room, dining area and kitchen, the second features a bedroom and…
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It looks as though fashion photographer Derek Kettela took these sexy shots in a vacant high-rise building in New York City. His photos have a rustic feel to them, which really brings out the natural beauty of his brunette models.
This painting by Torrance-based Greg "Craola" Simkins is totally insane. The piece, titled The Puppet Pathos, features a hyper-realistic monster that steals the dreams and thoughts of all creatures. The exquisite detail and three-dimensional perspectives in this painting are truly remarkable.
If you're interested in seeing Simkins's work in person, you…