Since her early childhood, contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama has found creative inspiration in nature. From polka dot pumpkins to flower “obliterations,” she captures plantlife in her own distinctive style. Now, audiences will be able to see Kusama's colorful art installed outdoors in a new exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden.
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Japanese artist Rui Sasaki captures the mutability of the weather in her mesmerizing glass sculptures.
Russian artist Georgy Kurasov creates abstract paintings of women that vibrate with energy and color.
Between email, text messages, and social media, the internet has made it remarkably easy to stay connected with long-distance family and friends. Despite its efficiency, however, there's still something to be said for snail mail. The act of writing and receiving a tactile object is a precious exchange that can strengthen relationships near and far. If you're eager to try your hand at sending letters, then you'll need the right supplies.
Beijing-based tattoo artist Franky Yang creates ethereal body art inspired by traditional Chinese paintings.
Fashion designer Teuta Matoshi is world-famous for her ethereal gowns and perfectly tailored mini dresses.
Working with the elements can often feel like an uphill battle, especially for photographers. But California-based artist Thomas Jackson has adapted to the challenge by letting the wind be a collaborator in his art. Together, man and nature created a series of dreamy images featuring the mutable forms of colorful tulle soaring over Californian seascapes on the back of a strong breeze.
The 15th century was a period of major artistic growth in Europe.
Even when it's cloudy, residents of Buenos Aires can find a piece of the blue sky in Fio Silva‘s colorful...
Every day at sunrise and sunset, the sky transforms into a gradient of beautiful colors. Los Angeles-based textile artist Jen Smith (also known as Jen Ann Handmade) captures this kaleidoscopic phenomenon in her distinctive nature-inspired embroidery art. She stitches various landscapes and seascapes in jigsaw-like sections using a variety of vibrant threads. “I was raised in a creative household—my mom was a maker, and my dad was a photographer,” Smith tells My Modern Met.
Pandas are some of the most beloved animals on the planet, and it's easy to understand why.
Have you ever come across discarded objects on your otherwise scenic hike?