Artist Ariel Lee pays homage to the power of the outdoors through contemporary landscape painting. Her colorful works focus on grand, sweeping scenery with precise brushstrokes, presenting a love letter to both natural beauty and the therapeutic effect that it can have. “It puts everything into perspective for me,” Lee tells My Modern Met. “Being outdoors is similar to a reset button—I can feel the tension build when I’m away too long.
South Korean artist Young-sung Kim has made a name for himself thanks to his hyperrealistic oil paintings of fish swimming...
Los Angeles-based artist James R. Eads modernizes Impressionism with his surreal, nature-inspired works.
Artist Sarah Joncas uses a centuries-old narrative technique as the basis for her surrealist paintings that combine realistic portraiture with decorative motifs. The Toronto-based creative was inspired by the concept of “pathetic fallacy”—a literary term that attributes human traits and emotions to inanimate objects or animals. Through 21 portraits, she creates her own twist on this time-honored device.
Russian artist Evgeny Lushpin boasts an enchanting body of work.
Since gaining widespread popularity in the 18th century, watercolor painting has been a favorite of amateur and professional artists alike.
Georgia O’Keeffe was an artistic pioneer, but how much do you really know about her? She was a painter best known for her abstract depictions of colorful blooms and landscapes of the Southwestern United States. She produced her work in the early 20th century and helped to usher in the American Modernism movement with a style that favors the interpretation of subjects rather than representing them through strict realism.
When artist Jackson Pollock passionately tracked paint across canvases in the late 1940s, he catapulted drip painting into history books.
Massachusetts-based artist Rachael Cassiani creates abstract landscape paintings inspired by the sandy cliffs, shorelines, and blue skies of her local...
While many travelers keep their camera in tow, artist Danny Hawk brings along his sketchbooks too. His colorful ink and watercolor sketches are painted en plein air, capturing the architecture, streets, and rural landscapes of Europe. Hawk has always had a love for drawing, but like many creative people, he struggled to find the time to pursue his art. He reveals, “Growing up as a kid, art was one of my favorite subjects.
Artist and illustrator Lilit Sarkisian adds blooming personality to otherwise ordinary rooms with her floral mural art.
Airbnb is not only a platform for reserving accommodations—you can also book unique experiences hosted by locals.