We're so excited about this! Starting this Friday, September 30, Los Angeles will be the place to be for contemporary art as PULSE LA makes its big debut! The art world will descend upon Los Angeles’ spectacular rooftop venue, The Event Deck at L.A. LIVE, where its more than 100,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space will be transformed into a place to see… Continue
Take one look at these embroidered pieces and tell me you don't get nostalgic for school. Megan Whitmarsh is a fine artist living and working in Los Angeles who's made replicas of some of our most classic back-to-school items. Known primarily for her idiosyncratic hand embroidery, Whitmarsh makes us smile with these wonderfully whimsical pieces.…
If you're a fan of retro video games and you love art, you're going to get a kick out of this new sculpture by Aled Lewis. Called Double Discount, it pays tribute to the Game Boy title, Double Dragon II, and was made for the Old School Video Game Show coming on September 16 to Gallery 1988 in Venice,… Continue
If you were in Australia this past September, you may have checked out the 9th annual Swell Sculpture Festival, an event that brings together artists to display their unique sculptures on Currumbin Beach. This year, out of the 50 sculptures, this one caught our eye.
It's called School and it's by artist Richard Howie. "There is something wonderful in the shining,… Continue
Great Scott! Nike is auctioning off 1,500 pairs of limited edition shoes that look like the ones worn by Marty McFly (aka Michael J. Fox) in Back to the Future II! They've been teasing its release with this video of McFly's closet and now it's real. Called Nike MAGs, these futuristic shoes feature glowing LED panels and an… Continue
Happy Friday! It's that time again where we spread the love by showing you some creative, cool and inspirational posts from all around the web. We've also rounded up the most popular posts from My Modern Met from this past week. Of course, we start it all off with this adorable photo of Louie the Cavipoo or mix between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Poodle. He melts my heart!… Continue
While working in copper and cobalt mines in Katanga,in the south east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Belgian photographer Colin Delfosse would travel to Kolwezi, where he would learn about the legends of the Congolese wrestlers. It would open his eyes to a whole new world. Everyday people who would reinvent themselves on a daily basis.
In last week's Inspirational Links post, I told you that I'd be posting about our special trip to Pixar where we met with story artist Josh Cooley. We're close to getting that post approved by the big P so stay tuned for it next week. (All I can say about it now is that the Steve Jobs designed… Continue
When movies mix with art in ways that make sense, something magical happens. Such is the case for these new graffiti murals made to promote the 20th Century Fox Film movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Agency Beatwax commissioned several different street artists around the UK to create works based on the storyline of the film and on the slogan: Evolution becomes Revolution.
"In any revolution, the first signs of civil… Continue
Melbourne natives Dabs and Myla will be exhibiting an exciting new show at Thinkspace gallery in Culver City called The Best of Times starting this Saturday, August 13. Sneak peek preview photos have just been released that reveal what the creative couple has been up to. Dabs is known for his mischievous characters which play nicely against Myla's photorealistic… Continue
Photographer Christopher Eaton has taken some beautiful and otherworldly shots of the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyons in the American Southwest, Antelope Canyon. Located near Page, Arizona, these deep and narrow canyons were carved over millions of years by the wear of water rushing through the rock, often by flash floods.
Colorado-based commercial and editorial photographer David Clifford has shot some of the best climbers in the world. As Photo Editor at Rock & Ice Magazine, he's been able to create long lasting relationships with these adrenaline junkies, those who are so passionate about climbing that they, quite literally, push themselves to the edge.
Though Clifford's awesome adventure photos speak for themselves, you've… Continue
What are you up to this weekend? I received some cool news today. I'm going to interview an artist and get a personal tour of his headquarters one week from today. Where you might ask? You'll just have to wait and see. (It's been on my bucket list, however, so you know it's going to be good!)
Today, we're rounding up some of the coolest links around that we hope will inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. Most of the time, these links will come from… Continue
Added by alice on July 29, 2011 at 2:30pm —
Last year, French photographer Sacha Goldberger had one incredibly busy summer. In addition to his popular Joggers series, Goldberger decided that he would take professional portraits of 80 Harley-Davidson riders from France. These Harley enthusiasts were not just captured face on, they were also… Continue
Look though Daniel Gebhart de Koekkoek's website and you'll find a set called The Days Off under his Personal section. If photos can do anything, they can transport you to another time and place, making you recall fond memories you've long forgotten; the sweet smell of summer vacation, staring out into a vast and never-ending ocean, standing in complete awe as you take in the beauty of this… Continue
Portuguese photographer Jose Ferreira provides us with a startling look at the harsh reality of underdeveloped countries. In Maputo, Mozambique, just a few meters from the airport, is the dump of Huléne. Two kinds of people live in this trash land - garbage collectors and the others.
Garbage collectors are the pawns of a few businesses and can "flourish" through recycling. They… Continue