The closer you are to someone, the harder they can be to shop for. Take your best friend, for instance. Picking the perfect gift for someone that you know so well can be a big challenge. You might have the perfect thing to say when they’ve had a bad day, but selecting a thoughtful gift leaves you feeling completely blank.
We know the eyes are the window to the soul, and they’re even more expressive than you might think.
Artist Joongwon Jeong puts a hyperrealistic twist on iconic artwork and famous people from the past. He’s brought new life, for instance, to both Michelangelo’s God and Adam that appeared in the celebrated Sistine Chapel fresco. The two subjects, reimagined with Jeong’s masterful painting skills, look like they could be photographs. He showcases fine wrinkles and sunspots on the skin and hair that you could run your fingers through.
Artist Ben Young began his career as a boatbuilder not knowing that it would eventually inform his work as a...
Have you ever wondered what animals do when they think no one is looking?
A trove of rare Michelangelo drawings is now in the United States for the first time. On loan from the Teylers Museum in Haarlem, the Netherlands, the amazing cache features 25 individual sheets, nearly all of which contain artwork on both sides of the page. They go well beyond doodles, though. The collection, originating from the Queen Christina of Sweden, includes the likes of preparatory drawings for the Sistine Chapel.
Crafter Stephanie Pokorny creates the best Halloween costumes for her kids.
So, your favorite jet setter is back from another trip, and it’s their birthday. What do you get them?
We know that gift-giving isn’t a competition, but many of us want to be the cool friend that wins when it comes to picking presents. You want to select something that’s out of the box—a quirky item that you wouldn’t find in just any retailer. We’ve got you covered with My Modern Met Store and our curated collection of cool gifts for your favorite creative people. Finding a unique item is easier than you think.
For the past several years, filmmaker Zach Both has lived in something other than a conventional four-walled home.
Working in collaboration, artist Stephanie Kilgast and illustrator Miles Johnston have conceptualized a limited edition series of surrealistic sculptures that...