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
Ready for an epic television event? In the same vein as Planet Earth and Life, Discovery will be airing Human Planet, a six-part series that was co-produced by Discovery and BBC. Shot in more than 70 locations over the course of four years, it looks at mankind's incredible relationship with nature and how people have braved the elements, overcome obstacles, and found… Continue
Inspired by Bruce Timm's angular and simplified style character designs in Batman: The Animated Series, Illinois-based illustrator Mike Myers has created a very cool set of vintage superhero illustrations.
"I really really love imagery that can express an idea without overdoing it visually," he tell us. "I'm a huge fan of Olly Moss, who has been really making a… Continue
What a month! This past February, we discovered a new appreciation for Mongolian pop art, we were amazed by the amount of work and patience that went into Andrew Myers screw portraits and we all fell in love with a sweet-looking girl who just happens to levitate. To the creative people behind these amazing photos and works of art, we salute you. Thank you for making our world a wonderfully… Continue
Let husband and wife team Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison transport you to another time and place with their stunningly surreal photos. With degrees in Fine Arts, the duo construct mind-bending scenes and then ask you, the viewer, to imagine yourself in them. Robert is the main character in each of these photos, he wears a black suit to represent the archetype of the modern man.
You may remember the older woman in this series as Super Mamika, the grandmother who showed us that age is just a number. Sacha Goldberger, her grandson and photographer is back with this new set that brings together Mamika with a model named Therese.
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 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
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