There are many movements that comprise what we know today as “modern art.” In each case, artists sought to achieve a likeminded goal—regardless of their own style preferences. Impressionists, for example, reimagined ephemeral moments in time on canvas. Post-Impressionists explored the mind of the artists, while the Fauves took an expressive approach to art. And the Expressionists, a group of figures with eclectic artistic tastes, aimed to elicit emotion.
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Attracted to the stories that walls tell, British street artist Hayley Welsh enjoys engaging in public space and adding her...
Artist Ariel Lee pays homage to the power of the outdoors through contemporary landscape painting. Her colorful works focus on grand, sweeping scenery with precise brushstrokes, presenting a love letter to both natural beauty and the therapeutic effect that it can have. “It puts everything into perspective for me,” Lee tells My Modern Met. “Being outdoors is similar to a reset button—I can feel the tension build when I’m away too long.
When you think of marble statues, what comes to mind?
In his astounding series, The Flying Cholitas, photographer Todd Antony shines a light on a fascinating subculture: the Cholitas of...
The Amazon rainforest may be the lungs of our planet, but it’s currently in trouble. A record number of fires are currently burning across the Brazilian Amazon, with wildfires also raging in Bolivia. While it’s easy to feel helpless in these situations, there are actually a number of things individuals can do to contribute to the protection of the Amazon.
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A solar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned, causing our world to be momentarily engulfed in...
Slovenian artist Polona (of SheWolfka) transforms ordinary ceramic and enamel mugs with charming animal paintings. From pet portraits to forest creatures, the talented artist works on both personalized commissions and her own visions. “Each art piece has its own story to tell,” she says. “Each thing I create is something where I put my magic, my soul and heart to.
Impressionist painter Claude Monet left behind an impressive body of work.
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