May 25, 2020

Artist Uses NASA-Developed Light Filter to Turn Sunlight Into Dazzling Neon Displays

Artist Chris Wood considers light in her artwork the same way that a painter would pigment. While controlling illumination presents a larger challenge than oils or acrylics, Wood has learned how to wield the sun to her advantage. “I work with light as a material and use anything I can get my hands on that enables me to manipulate it,” she tells My Modern Met, “in order to draw attention to this magical phenomenon.

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May 24, 2020

Cotton Candy-Colored Landscape Paintings Showcase the Tranquil Beauty of Western Skies

Artist Kristin Moore depicts sweeping Western landscapes and immersive skies in her acrylic paintings. These open environments—devoid of any people—appear to portray transitory moments of silence and solitude. Moore emphasizes this wistful aesthetic through beautiful gradient atmospheres that direct the eye to the land below. A Texas native, Moore received her MFA at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.

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May 23, 2020

Illustrated Floor Plans Feature Architecture and Set Design of Beloved Films

Artist Boryana Ilieva examines film architecture and set design in her project Floor Plan Croissant. This ongoing series of meticulously painted floor plans capture the cinematic spaces of famous films like Parasite (2019), Roma (2018), and Call Me By Your Name (2017). The idea for the series began after Ilieva attended a lecture in 2014 by Finnish architect Juhani Pallasmaa.

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