Many artists favor watercolor paint for its dazzling luminescent qualities. Artist Marcos Beccari uses the translucent medium to render tranquil pictures of human figures bathing in rippling pools. He not only captures the movement of the waves but also the mesmerizing way in which water refracts the image of submerged people.
Rocks don’t exactly have the most malleable surfaces, but the work of artist José Manuel Castro López might make you...
UK-based studio Dorothy creates conceptual and innovative art with a clever and, oftentimes, educational twist.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg—or RBG as she came to be known—achieved the status of living legend during her lengthy public career. The late Justice's passing has inspired many recent tributes—including social media posts and public art, which acknowledge her groundbreaking jurisprudence. On March 15, 2021, renowned artists Gillie and Marc will unveil a bronze statue of Ginsburg at City Point in Brooklyn, the borough where Ginsburg was born in 1933.
Portland-based artist Yellena James continues to create imaginary aquatic ecosystems made up of amorphous organic forms.
If you’re a creative person, there are few better feelings than trying new art supplies.
This October, Sotheby's London had its first-ever auction dedicated to contemporary Japanese art. Entitled From Japan With Love, it included 73 lots, divided into five themes: Neo-Pop, Kawaii, Anime and Manga, Homage to Shunga, and Provoke/Photobooks. Each theme contained work by renowned creatives. Neo-Pop, for instance, featured colorful pieces by Takashi Murakami and Yayoi Kusama. Kawaii, which focuses on the aesthetic of cuteness, included works by Yoshimoto Nara and American artist KAWS.
Halloween is just around the corner and, for many, that means it’s time to get creative.
Taiwanese sculptor Hsu-Tung Han fuses traditional woodworking techniques with a visual motif that is distinctly modern.
When Iowa-based Drew Evans (of Chainbreaker Studio) isn’t running his bicycle repair shop, he’s turning old bike parts into art. The talented metalworker uses discarded bike chains and sprockets to create incredible, nature-inspired scrap metal sculptures. Drew has been welding since 2008, and is now an expert at turning disused metal parts into art. “I greatly enjoy bringing life and beauty to what is often considered to be junk,” he tells My Modern Met.
The animal kingdom is filled with fascinating species of all shapes and sizes.
Russian artist Oksana Pashchenko has become Instagram famous for her creative reimagining of Disney princesses.