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.

December 7, 2023

Get Into the Holiday Spirit and Discover Your Christmas Elf Name [Quiz]

The holidays are here, and it's time to have a little fun. Whether you still believe in Santa or not, get into the Christmas spirit by discovering what your elf name is. That's right, if you were one of Santa's little helpers, what would your name be? To find out, just enter your first name, the name of the place where you grew up, and the month you were born.

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December 5, 2023

Discover the Secrets of Drawing Realistic Portraits (Now on Pre-Sale!)

Have you ever seen a realistic portrait and wished that you knew how to create something similar? Thanks to My Modern Met Academy's new course, Realistic Portrait Drawing Made Easy, you'll discover all the tips, tricks, and techniques to produce a portrait that looks incredibly real. Taught by accomplished artist Matheus Macedo, who is known for his realistic drawings, this online class takes you step by step through the creative process.

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December 1, 2023

Haunting Underwater Photos Show How Climate Change Impacts the South Pacific [Interview]

For the third chapter of Nick Brandt‘s long-term project addressing climate change, the photographer traveled to the South Pacific to address the urgent issues surrounding rising sea levels. The result is SINK / RISE, an evocative set of underwater photographs featuring the young Fijians who will be most impacted by these rising waters.

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