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August 1, 2021

Delicate Botanicals Are Imprinted in Clay To Create Gorgeous Ceramic Dishes

Working with clay can be messy, but it can also be beautiful and rewarding. For Emirati visual artist and ceramicist Hessa Al Ajmani, clay is a tool that allows her to express “her passion for exploration and observation” of the natural world. As part of her artistic practice, Al Ajmani crafts delicate botanical pottery using local plants and wildflowers native to the United Arab Emirates.

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July 31, 2021

Artist Brings the Sidewalk to Life With His Charming Chalk Art Characters

Artist David Zinn brings the sidewalk to life with his charming chalk drawings. For years, we’ve been enthralled by his sweet characters who interact with the surrounding environment. Zinn hasn’t slowed down since. He's prolific, creating artwork that utilizes overgrown grass and cracks in the sidewalk in optical illusions that reveal the likes of flying pigs, small rodents, and even aliens existing among passersby.

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July 30, 2021

10 History Podcasts That Will Make You Hit Subscribe

Over the past few years, audio has seen a wave of popularity. There are now millions of podcasts about any and every subject—even My Modern Met has a podcast! One of the brilliant things about podcasts is that they allow people to share a wide variety of content, so whether you want to listen to a creative podcast or hear about pop culture, there is something for you.

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