June 21, 2021

Surreal Oil Paintings Reimagines Animals Merged With Plant Life

Plants and animals work harmoniously together every day to create a beautiful ecosystem. Although the beauty of this relationship often escapes our attention, Los Angeles-based artist Jon Ching brings it to the forefront with his striking, yet beguiling series of oil paintings. Each of these fantastical pieces combines species of flora and fauna in unique hybrids that the artist fondly refers to as “flauna.

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June 20, 2021

Photographer Braves Sub-Zero Temperatures to Capture the Winter in Ladakh, India

In northern India lies Ladakh, a territory full of high-altitude plateaus, lakes, and mountain ranges. Within the oft-contested Kashmir region, it is one of the few places in the country where a photographer might encounter frozen lakes and extreme winter weather. IT professional and landscape photographer Venkitesh Ramachandran has made it his goal to photograph India's hidden gems—among them Ladakh in winter.

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June 19, 2021

5 Famous Beach Paintings From Art History That Capture Serene Summer Days

Nature has always been a source of inspiration for artists, but the beach is a particularly recurrent theme throughout art history. The French Impressionists of the 19th century were famous for taking their easel and paints outdoors to paint en plein air, but the artists that came after them continued to depict natural environments outside of their studio.

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June 19, 2021

Glass and Resin Wall Art Perfectly Captures the Tranquil Beauty of Ocean Waves

With its beautiful blue hues and its sparkling surface, the ocean is a source of inspiration for many creatives. Ukrainian artist Anna Paschenko (of Roslynka) is one of those creatives who captures the sea in their own medium. She uses epoxy resin on glass to create wall hangings that look just like a miniature shoreline. “I travel a lot and get inspired by the nature itself,” Paschenko tells My Modern Met.

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