Posts by My Modern Met

October 18, 2021

Get the Ultimate Ebook for Creatives With 100+ Incredible Resources

Books are a constant source of comfort, learning, and entertainment. They introduce us to new inspiration and perspectives, which is why My Modern Met is here to help with an exclusive ebook that will nourish the creative soul of any artist, designer, or photographer. The Ultimate Resource Guide For Creatives offers over 100 incredible sources of information as a free ebook for our members.

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September 29, 2021

Artist Gabriel Dawe on His Thread Installations and Finding Missing Puzzle Pieces [Podcast]

Artist Gabriel Dawe creates wondrous work using thread. His incredible site-specific Plexus installations—some in art galleries and others in places like airports—feature a rainbow array of thread spanning architectural elements. The visually impactful pieces encourage us to be in the moment and to marvel at their glistening beauty.

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September 15, 2021

Conservation Photographer Cristina Mittermeier on the State of Our Oceans and Using Art To Take Action [Podcast]

Conservation photographer Cristina Mittermeier is known for her legendary coverage of wildlife. In the latest episode of the Top Artist podcast, we talk to Cristina about her incredible career and current work with Sea Legacy. Cristina shares some really inspiring stories during our chat. She tells us about how she transitioned into the field of photography (from a science background) and even bought her own boat with her partner, Paul Nicklen.

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August 18, 2021

Fiber Artist Bisa Butler on Her Vibrant Quilted Portraits That Share Black Stories [Podcast]

This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we chat with fiber artist Bisa Butler on her incredibly vibrant quilts celebrating Black stories. Bisa uses the traditional craft of quilting to create contemporary portraits of Black women, men, and children. Her work often focuses on those who may have been forgotten or overlooked in history and is depicted in bright colors paired with patterns and textures.

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