Posts by Arnesia Young

Arnesia Young

Arnesia Young is a contributing writer for My Modern Met and an aspiring art historian. She holds a BA in Art History and Curatorial Studies with a minor in Design from Brigham Young University. With a love and passion for the arts, culture, and all things creative, she finds herself intrigued by the creative process and is constantly seeking new ways to explore and understand it.

February 28, 2021

Stunning Photos Highlight the Solitude and Peculiar Beauty of Ghost Towns Around the World [Interview]

Self-taught photographer James Kerwin spends his time behind the lens capturing stunning images of abandoned spaces and neglected relics and ruins. Hailing from Norwich in the UK, he has since left his home to travel the world, capturing some of the most remote, unique, and beautiful locations that this planet has to offer.

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February 20, 2021

Chinese Artist Covers Paper Torsos in Ancient Paintings to Challenge Traditional Femininity

Contemporary Chinese artist Peng Wei puts a spin on tradition with her paper sculptures of female torsos. The figures, composed of layered flax and cotton, are painted with images from ancient Chinese narratives including Paragons of Feminine Virtue by Ming-dynasty thinker Lv Kun and Strange Tales from the Chinese Studio by Qing-dynasty novelist Pu Songling.

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