September 29, 2021

Artist Gabriel Dawe on His Thread Installations and Finding Missing Puzzle Pieces [Podcast]

Artist Gabriel Dawe creates wondrous work using thread. His incredible site-specific Plexus installations—some in art galleries and others in places like airports—feature a rainbow array of thread spanning architectural elements. The visually impactful pieces encourage us to be in the moment and to marvel at their glistening beauty.

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August 18, 2021

Fiber Artist Bisa Butler on Her Vibrant Quilted Portraits That Share Black Stories [Podcast]

This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we chat with fiber artist Bisa Butler on her incredibly vibrant quilts celebrating Black stories. Bisa uses the traditional craft of quilting to create contemporary portraits of Black women, men, and children. Her work often focuses on those who may have been forgotten or overlooked in history and is depicted in bright colors paired with patterns and textures.

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June 9, 2021

Street Artist Vhils on His Iconic Art Style and Creative Process [Podcast]

This week on My Modern Met's Top Artist Podcast, we talk with street artist Alexandre Farto, better known as Vhils. Known for his groundbreaking carving and explosive street art, Vhils has made a name for himself by revealing thoughtful narratives behind city life. His work reimagines the role of graffiti as a method of reckoning with our past and celebrating our shared history.

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