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.
August 20, 2022

40 Famous Artists Everyone Should Know, From Michelangelo to Frida Kahlo

Museums and textbooks are full of names of artists who've left their mark on history. Certain names, however, still stand out from the rest. Whether it is through their distinctive style, their participance in a pivotal art movement, or their eccentric life, these artists have achieved astounding fame. And while these creatives are well-known in popular culture now, many of them were not recognized for their talents until decades after their death.

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August 17, 2022

Cincinnati Zoo Announces the Name of Newborn Hippo

On August 3, 2022, the Cincinnati Zoo welcomed an adorable male baby hippo. The zoo team held a fan vote to decide on the name for the newest member of the hippo family, and it came down to a decision between Fritz and Ferguson. After over 200,000 votes were cast, the zookeepers happily announced that the chosen name for the hippo is…Fritz!

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August 16, 2022

Robin Williams’ Children Honor Their Father on the 8th Anniversary of His Death

It has been eight years since the passing of legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams. After struggling with his physical and mental health, he died by suicide at the age of 63, leaving behind his wife and two children. This year, on the anniversary of his death, Williams' son Zak and his daughter Zelda shared some heartfelt words dedicated to their father.

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