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.
November 7, 2022

Romantic Oil Paintings of Interiors Explore the Meaning of Home

With her intimate oil paintings, artist Ekaterina Popova invites us into her personal space. In both warm and cool color palettes, the Philadelphia-based painter depicts interiors as a way to investigate the meaning of home. In Enjoy the View, which opens at Paris' Cohle Gallery on November 17, 2022, she invites the viewer into these romantic, lived-in spaces.

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November 3, 2022

The Best Gifts for Teens: 25 Fun and Original Ideas

The holidays are here and that means picking up the perfect gift. But finding something special for the teenager in your life isn't always easy. Trends change and tastes can be fickle. The key to purchasing a great gift for a teenager is getting them something that they'll actually want to use. If you're not sure where to start, we're here to help.

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November 2, 2022

12 Small But Meaningful 2022 Hanukkah Gifts for Adults

Hanukkah (Chanukah) is a beautiful eight-day celebration that is a time for families to gather together and rejoice. Also known as the Festival of Lights, the holiday celebrates the rededication of the Temple of Jerusalem after it had been defiled and is first mentioned in the books of Maccabees. The nightly lighting of the menorah, playing a game of dreidel, and eating special holiday foods like latkes and sufganiyot are all part of the celebration.

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October 31, 2022

Great White Shark “Photo Bombs” an Unsuspecting Surfer

California-based photographer Jordan Anast found himself in the right place at the right time when he was able to capture a rare moment during a surf competition. Anast was photographing the San Onofre Surf Club contest near San Diego when something spectacular occurred. As he was photographing surfer Tyler Warren on a wave, a great white shark leapt out of the water, making for the ultimate photo bomb.

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