Posts by Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim is the Editor-in-Chief of My Modern Met. In May, 2008, he co-founded the website to create one big city that celebrates creative ideas. His mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity—from the lighthearted and fun to the thought-provoking and enlightening.
September 15, 2015

Museum Invites Top Contemporary Artists to Fill Its Walls with Groundbreaking Art

As fans of contemporary art, we've always been somewhat surprised by its lack of representation in museums. Galleries like Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City, California–one of our personal favorites–often share the exceptional work of artists today, but why not museums? Thankfully, Long Beach Museum of Art and Andrew Hosner of Thinkspace have teamed up, along with Jasper Hong and Pow! Wow!, to bring an extraordinary display of contemporary art to a museum setting.

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June 24, 2015

Terracotta Book Sculptures Tell Deep Stories with Faces

Both faces and books tell stories, and perhaps that's why Italian artist Paola Grizi's terracotta sculptures are so captivating. Grizi does an excellent job conveying deep emotions through the expressions on each face. “Sometimes the faces emerge from the material are as epiphanies of the consciousness,” she says on her artist statement.

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June 17, 2015

Airport Staff Takes Hobbes on a Fun Adventure Before Reuniting Him with Boy

What started as a sad day for six-year-old Owen turned into a dream that he never expected. Just like Calvin in Bill Watterson's classic comic books, he lost his stuffed animal friend, Hobbes, when they took off from Tampa International Airport, on the way Houston. His loving mother called the airport to see if they could help. Not only was Hobbes found, he was having a blast.

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June 15, 2015

Adorable Baby Panther Chameleon Still Thinks Its in the Egg Seconds After Its Born

When panther chameleons grow up, their amazing camouflage features bright, beautiful colors (as seen in the last photo). However, when they are born, they're less colorful yet incredibly adorable. The people over at Canvas Chameleons state, “Ever wonder how they squeeze into those tiny eggs? Here is a baby Panther only seconds old that didn't realize he was out of the egg.

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