Posts by Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.

June 7, 2023

Volkswagen’s Electric Van Gets a Spacious Makeover for American Market

Ever since Volkswagen released its electric van concept in 2017, North American consumers have been wondering when they'll have the opportunity to take one for a spin. While the ID. Buzz has been available in Europe since 2022, VW just announced a launch date for North America. And, along with that, they've also revealed a new, spacious design tailored for their American and Canadian customers. Volkswagen unveiled a three-row ID.

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June 4, 2023

Stunning Mural in Spain Is a Celebration of Nature and Womanhood

Spanish street artist Lula Goce has brought her evocative style to the streets of Galicia with a mural that celebrates nature and womanhood. Titled A Dona do Esteiro, the piece shows mother nature surrounded by local flora and fauna. It's an exceptionally personal piece for Goce, as it's painted in her hometown and dedicated to the strongest woman she knows—her mother.

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June 1, 2023

This Is What AI Considers a “Beautiful Woman” in 100 Different Countries

As AI imagery continues to flood the internet, more and more people are wondering how this technology will affect humans' perceptions of themselves. While we've already seen what AI creates when asked to visualize what the perfect body looks like, StyleSeat was curious to learn more about AI's perception of beauty. To do so, they asked Midjourney to produce pictures of “beautiful women” from 100 countries around the world. The results are fascinating.

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May 31, 2023

Rick Hoyt, Who Finished 32 Boston Marathons With His Father Pushing His Wheelchair, Has Died at 61

Rick Hoyt, whose father pushed him in his wheelchair for 32 Boston Marathons, has died at age 61. Together with his father Dick, who passed away in 2021, he competed in numerous athletic competitions and provided inspiration to differently-abled people around the world. According to his family, Hoyt died from complications with his respiratory system. Hoyt was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth and was confined to a wheelchair.

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