Peacock (First Place Winner: "Best Dog & Owner Combo")
Whoever said Halloween was a holiday just for kids hasn't checked the Halloween Dog Parade in New York City. This year's event was held on October 22 and attended by 500 dogs and 3,000 spectators. If you weren't able to swing by, you're in luck. Photographer Vivienne Gucwa wrote to us to tell us… Continue
Called the "Olympics of Art," the Venice Biennale brings together some of the best contemporary artists from around the world, making it a must-visit art show at least once in a person's lifetime. (In other words, let's add it to the bucket list.) This year, it opened to the public on June 4 and it will run until November 27. The… Continue
In the 3+ years that we've been running My Modern Met, we've seen art + design sites come and go. With millions of art blogs out there, it's increasingly difficult to separate one's self out from the pack. That's why when we see sites that rise to the top, like cream in coffee (if I may quote Gary Vaynerchuck), we know that they're onto something special. They've somehow captured the hearts and… Continue
Got A Light?
American photographer Vaggelis Fragiadakis created this interesting photographic series titled "Faces of Crete" that studies the local, elderly population on the Greek Island. Cretan families are so extended that most members of the island's population are in continuous mourning of a relative - and many on the island wear black clothing for… Continue
Banksy's Stained Window Today, we witnessed history being made. As the very first major U.S. museum exhibition of graffiti and street art, MOCA presented the media preview of Art in the Streets, an epic visual feast you must experience for yourself! Tracing the…
For the May 2011 issue of Vogue, photographer Peter Lindbergh pulled out all the stops, bringing one of today's biggest modern day movie stars to the circus! Reese Witherspoon gracefully dons Dior and Narciso Rodriguez dresses and an outfit by Dolce & Gabbana in this latest editorial. As Vogue's May covergirl, Witherspoon shows us that America's sweetheart can get… Continue
As an architectural and interior photographer in New York specializing in luxury projects, Evan Joseph has climbed onto extraordinary terraces and exclusive roofs. After a decade of shooting skyline views, however, he went in search of an even loftier angle. Nowhere to look but up, he took to the skies.
Working closely with a pilot, Joseph shoots New York City in a helicopter at night.… Continue
Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga is a phenomenon. Google's VP of Consumer Products Marissa Mayer recently interviewed Gaga, asking her some great questions by her fans. (Can you believe there were over 54,000 video submissions for the Gaga Q&A?)
Take away all those crazy costumes and Gaga is one hardworking and hilarious person. Listen to the hour-long conversation in the background today for some creative inspiration.
Today's incredible Pic of the Day comes to us by Reykjavik, Iceland-based graphic design student Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason. "Me and my friend Hörður Ellert Ólafsson went on a photography road trip around Iceland in June 2010 to capture the Icelandic landscape at night on the brightest time of the year here in Iceland," says Thorleifur Gunnar Gíslason. "During late June the sun does… Continue
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
Yesterday, we connected with the publisher running one of our favorite websites around, TheCoolist. Mike Payne curates this modern lifestyle site that always features the latest and greatest in cars, watches, art, design, etc. In the future, you're going to see us working more closely… Continue
This past weekend, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert hosted the Rally To Restore Sanity and/or Fear in Washington D.C. One of the biggest highlights of the whole event was the signs people brought with them. They ranged from funny to outrageous, and even included some that were totally on point. Here is our top… Continue
With the last days of summer now upon us, what better way to reminisce about this spectacular season than with some breathtaking photography? Peruvian illustrator Daniela Carvalho takes us on a wonderful journey through her photo blog, 156 Non-Working Days. Not only do we get to experience the idyllic beaches of Costa Rica and Spain, we're left smiling after seeing some… Continue
It's the sign of the times when "street art" makes its way (legally) onto a school wall. Brazilian artists Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo (aka 'Os Gemeos') and graffiti artist Futura have just completed an 80-feet-high mural at William T. Harris elementary school, in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. Backed by Nike and driven by New York-based creative studio… Continue
Photographer Thomas Prior takes us inside the mayhem and chaos at St. Maarten's Maho Beach. With an international airport situated immediately adjacent to it, Maho Beach is the perfect place to watch low-flying aircraft on their final approach. That is, if you're more interested in plane spotting than tanning. Lucky for us, daily arrivals and departures times are… Continue
It's almost as if Alexandra Pacula paints what she sees while driving drunk at 100 mph. "My work investigates a world of visual intoxication; it captures moments of enchantment, which are associated with urban nightlife," says the New York-based artist born in Poland.
"I am fascinated by the ambiance of the city at night and its seductive qualities. The… Continue
Discover cultural Los Angeles at an affordable price - FREE! This graph, created by Los Angeles Magazine, shows us which days admission is free at over 25 L.A museums this summer. Download a larger version,… Continue
Added by Eugene on May 3, 2010 at 5:30pm —