Posts by Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. When she’s not writing, Margherita continues to develop her creative practice in sequential art.

October 21, 2021

Discover the Red Planet With This Stellar Jigsaw Puzzle of Mars

Have you ever wished you could visit all of the spectacular places in our solar system? Well, the makers of the amazing Moon and Earth puzzles have added a third circular jigsaw to their lineup, and this one captures the beauty of Earth's neighbor, Mars. The 1,000-piece challenge is based on the clearest image of the Red Planet to date and captures some of its most notable features.

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October 19, 2021

Human-Sized Bird Nests Invite You to Enjoy the View Like Our Feathered Friends

Many children dream of living in a treehouse, but what about a giant bird's nest? Brooklyn-based artist Charlie Baker harnesses the untamed beauty of branches and sticks in his series of massive sculptures and installations. Each one features a mesmerizing woven pattern that is made up of foraged materials. Baker locally sources wood from the Long Island forests to make his nest sculptures.

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October 17, 2021

15 Perfect Gifts for Any Couples to Enjoy Together

Shopping for one person is hard enough, but shopping for a pair can be twice as difficult. Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or Christmas, there are many occasions where you may have to shop for two. So, to make those events easier, My Modern Met Store has curated a special collection of gifts that couples are sure to love. Sometimes it’s nice to receive a gift that you wouldn’t ordinarily buy for yourself.

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October 13, 2021

This Online Exhibition Presents 63 Klimt Masterpieces, Including Paintings Lost in 1945 Fire

With its resplendent golden touches and ethereal subjects, it is no wonder that The Kiss is one of the most famous paintings in the world. Made by Gustav Klimt, it exemplifies the artist's famous Golden Phase, in which he adorned canvases with shimmering gold leaf. Now, fans of Klimt's iconic style can see 63 of his masterpieces in a new digital exhibition entitled Klimt vs. Klimt: The Man of Contradictions.

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