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Looking for Artistic Inspiration? This Book is Full of Illustration Ideas from 50 of the Best Illustrators

Christoph NiemannThis post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. When in need of illustration ideas, many budding artists turn to the masters. While this tried-and-true technique is sure to inspire, sifting through the never-ending work of countless […]

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Miniature Interior Decor Elements Crafted With Impeccable Detail by Kiyomi

Japanese miniaturist Kiyomi imitates antiques with a stunning attention to detail, creating worn and clouded glass jars, slightly tarnished silverware, and cases packed with dozens of drawers. The talented craftswoman produces pieces for dollhouses out of paper, wire, wood, and other materials that imitate their larger companions. To give her audience a sense of scale, […]

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Winners and Honorable Mentions of the 2018 National Geographic Photography Competition

Grand Prize & 1st Place (Places). Photograph and caption by Jassen Todorov / 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest. Thousands of Volkswagen and Audi cars sit idle in the middle of California’s Mojave Desert. Models manufactured from 2009 to 2015 were designed to cheat emissions tests mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Following the scandal, […]

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Carved Wood Sculptures by Phil Young Appear to Stretch, Twist, and Tear Within Metal Armatures

“Stretch” Artist Phil Young twists the commonly-held perception of wood as a stiff material in his mind-bending sculptures made of polished wood and metal. Each artwork focuses on a single piece of wood that has been carefully carved to appear as if it is being stretched, twisted, bound, or squashed, often by visible forces like metal […]

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Interview: How Burning Man’s Iconic Geometric Light Installations Came About

Photo: Lukasz Szczepanski Inspired by art, physics, math, light, and technology, the incredible art installations of HYBYCOZO have been an absolute sensation since they first went viral after the 2016 Burning Man Festival. By laser cutting intricate patterns into large polyhedrons, artists Yelena Filipchuk and Serge Beaulieu have created a striking visual identity through their […]

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A Time-Lapse Look at the Making of Isle of Dogs’s Animated Sushi Master

Did you know that the sushi-making scene in Wes Anderson’s latest film Isle of Dogs took over a month to produce? In a recent time-lapse video, animator Andy Biddle (who has previously worked on Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox and the Grand Budapest Hotel) shows the detailed steps he took for the film’s sushi master to […]

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The Life and Works of Jean-Michel Basquiat: A Supersized New Book From TASCHEN

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hans Werner Holzwarth, Eleanor Nairne Hardcover, 29 x 39.5 cm, 500 pages US$ 200 | £ 150 | € 150, All images courtesy of TASCHEN A new addition to TASCHEN’s art catalog is a massive 500-page edition that showcases the life and works of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Authored by Eleanor Nairne and edited by Hans Werner Holzwarth, […]

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Over 2.5 Acres of Projected Images and Videos Illuminate Chicago’s Riverfront

Animated work by Zheng Chongbin ART ON theMART is a new Chicago-based art program that amplifies the works of contemporary artists, transforming their pieces into dazzling displays along the city’s riverfront. The new project uses large-scale projection to illuminate the 2.5 acre facade of theMART downtown for a series of curated digital animations. The initial […]

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Interview: Creative Ceramicist Sculpts 100 Unique Clay Vessels in 100 Days

While you may have heard of daily drawing challenges such as Inktober, British ceramicist Anna Whitehouse took the popular concept a step further by setting her own unique experimental project. Starting from January 1, 2018 she decided to create a decorative clay bottle every day for 100 days. Each white vessel is uniformly shaped and […]

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Artist Draws Millions of Tiny Dots to Calmly Ease Her Anxiety and the Results Are Amazing

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. Swedish illustrator Josefine Svärd creates fantastical stippling art that captures the beauty of nature. Celestial skies, trees, mountains, and wild animals are composed of millions of tiny hand-drawn dots, […]