Posts by Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart

Emma Taggart is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Originally from Northern Ireland, she is an artist now based in Berlin. After graduating with a BA in Fashion and Textile Design in 2013, Emma decided to combine her love of art with her passion for writing. Emma has contributed to various art and culture publications, with an aim to promote and share the work of inspiring modern creatives. While she writes every day, she’s also devoted to her own creative outlet—Emma hand-draws illustrations and is currently learning 2D animation.
May 22, 2020

Stunning Architecture Rings Contain Entire City Skylines Within Them

As COVID-19 travel restrictions are still in place, you’re likely missing traveling to your favorite places. And while it might be some time before you can visit them again, the travel-loving designers at Art is Therapy have come up with a way to let you keep your favorite cities close. Called Teti, this collection of statement rings reimagines city skylines in miniature, crafted out of precious metals and encased in glossy resin.

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May 19, 2020

Photographer Shows Deer Having a Day at the Park in Japan With No People Around

One of the oldest public gardens in Japan, Nara Park is home to over 1,200 wild sika deer who roam freely around the 502 hectares (1,240 acres) grounds. The gentle creatures usually share the park with crowds of tourists, but since the COVID-19 lockdown, the deer have been enjoying the quiet time. Locals are still allowed to visit (as long as they uphold social distancing)

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May 17, 2020

Seascape Sketchbooks Blend Into the Shoreline When Held at the Horizon

No matter the weather, Azerbaijan-based artist Fidan Zaman takes to the shores of the Caspian Sea to paint the seawater and the sky. From dark, murky waters and gray clouds to turquoise waves and sunlit horizons, Zaman captures the beauty of the beach during all four seasons. Each seascape lives inside her sketchbook, but it becomes part of the landscape when she holds it up to the shoreline to photograph it.

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