Artist Soey Milk crafts beautiful portraits of women that contain elements of calm alongside calamity. She does this by implementing visual push and pull in all of her works. Some parts of the composition, such as the faces of her subjects, are tightly rendered in a realistic style while the backdrops are gestural with visible brushstrokes and paint drippings.
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Teaching your kids about gardening and how things grow is made even more fun with an enchanting bean pole tent.
It turns out that Pikachu exists in more than just Pokémon video games. The golden creature is real!
A sketchbook is the ultimate artist’s companion. Like a close friend, you’ll spend a lot of time with it and tell it your inner thoughts (through drawing, painting, and writing). Many artists will regularly fill their pads with a bevy of drawings. Some are so polished that their books feel like mobile art galleries. But, gorgeous spreads aren’t the point of keeping a sketchbook.
Succulents are known for having leaves shaped like cartoon bunnies, dolphins, and hearts.
Jennifer Lopez is a multi-gifted woman known for her acting, singing, and especially for her amazing dance skills.
Floral designer Lewis Miller crafts massive pop-up flower arrangements that occupy New York City streets. Calling each iteration a “Flower Flash,” the stunning collection of roses, lilies, cherry blossoms, and more are an unexpected and welcome sight to the gritty backdrop of the urban environment. He’s previously dressed phone booths and trash cans with the tumbling flowers, and more recently, he’s concentrated on the area in which his abundance of blooms appear.
Tattooist Michele Volpi creates surreal body art crafted from finely inked details.
Artist Chris Wood considers light in her artwork the same way that a painter would pigment.
Creative duo Daniel Rueda and Anna Devís find wonder in seemingly ordinary places. As two former architects, they incorporate elements of buildings into their whimsical compositions in which a model (often Devís) is perfectly coordinated with different facades or blends into the scenery. “Our backgrounds in architecture have completely shaped our way of seeing the world,” Rueda tells My Modern Met.
As places begin to slowly reopen, it’s important we take the necessary steps for responsible social distancing.
Like many cultural institutions, the J.