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National Geographic Unveils Magazine Cover Photo Taken by Online Community Member

National Geographic Unveils Magazine Cover Photo Taken by Online Community Member

For just the second time in history, a photograph taken by a member of Your Shot has landed on the cover of National Geographic Traveler‘s cover. The June/July 2018 cover features a magnificent
25+ Imaginative Sketching Prompts to Help You Beat Creative Block

25+ Imaginative Sketching Prompts to Help You Beat Creative Block

Have you ever opened your sketchbook with every intent to draw… but then you can’t think of what to sketch? Don’t worry—it happens to even the most seasoned professionals. Although creative block is
Interview: Millennial Artist Creates Beautiful Oil Paintings Inspired by Old Masters

Interview: Millennial Artist Creates Beautiful Oil Paintings Inspired by Old Masters

Brooklyn-based Russian oil painter Maria Kreyn‘s Old World sensibilities seep through her paintings. The skilled figurative painter forged her own artistic path, leaving behind studies in mathematics
Interview: Pianist-Turned-Photographer Takes Fantastical Photos Inspired by Epic Tales

Interview: Pianist-Turned-Photographer Takes Fantastical Photos Inspired by Epic Tales

Multi-talented artist Lillian Liu is focused on “creating visual art, music, and education for dreamers.” As both a critically-acclaimed classical pianist and an avant-garde photographer, she has
My Modern Met Celebrates Turning 10 Years Old

My Modern Met Celebrates Turning 10 Years Old

My Modern Met was formed in May 2008 to create one big city that celebrates creativity. This month, we celebrate turning ten years old. Looking back, every year posed its own challenges. But with
What Are the Seven Wonders of the World?

What Are the Seven Wonders of the World?

We've all heard of the Seven Wonders of the World, but what are they exactly and where do they come from? To get to the origins of the original “must-see” list, we need to go back to Ancient Greece.

Learn Photography With 99 Hours of Free Online Lessons From School of Visual Arts

If you’ve ever tried to learn photography, you can appreciate the value of expert advice. Nowadays you don’t even need to pay in order to learn the basics and improve your skills thanks to many free
Artist Visualizes the Lengthy “Terms of Service” Agreements of Popular Social Media Apps

Artist Visualizes the Lengthy “Terms of Service” Agreements of Popular Social Media Apps

You may have noticed a recent upsurge in social media policy changes as a result of newly introduced data protection regulations. And while many of us feel it’s important to know how our online
Gorgeous Infinity Pool on Vietnamese Mountain Looks Like It’s Sitting on Clouds

Gorgeous Infinity Pool on Vietnamese Mountain Looks Like It’s Sitting on Clouds

Positioned on a hilltop in the mountains of Hoang Lien National Park is the Topas Ecolodge, an eco-conscious escape that’s about five hours away from Hanoi. The locale comprises 33 bungalows that each
Artist Brings Rooms to Life With Impressionist-Inspired Relief Sculptures on Walls

Artist Brings Rooms to Life With Impressionist-Inspired Relief Sculptures on Walls

Russian creative Goga Tandashvili adds an artistic touch to otherwise ordinary walls with his intricate bas-relief sculpture work. Using a combination of hand building and carving tools, the Russian
This Interactive Pop-Up Book Turns Into Six Fully-Functioning Devices

This Interactive Pop-Up Book Turns Into Six Fully-Functioning Devices

Given her affinity for “simple things that don't behave as expected,” it comes as no surprise that designer Kelli Anderson has adopted the pop-up book as her main muse. While many of her past
My Modern Met Reader Survey: Enter to Win $200 Gift Card for My Modern Met Store

My Modern Met Reader Survey: Enter to Win $200 Gift Card for My Modern Met Store

Here at My Modern Met, we do our best to provide enriching content to our creative community of readers. In an effort to better understand our audience and improve your experience as a reader, we’ve
Infrared Macro Photos Turn Ordinary Plant Life Into Technicolor Alien Flora

Infrared Macro Photos Turn Ordinary Plant Life Into Technicolor Alien Flora

London creative studio FIELD has transformed the plant life of the Canary Islands into abstract alien lifeforms with their photography series Suprachromacy. Creative director Markus Wendt's
Mesmerizing Resin Tables Designed to Look Like Giant Glistening Geode Slices

Mesmerizing Resin Tables Designed to Look Like Giant Glistening Geode Slices

Many contemporary creatives incorporate the natural world into their designs. In addition to fine art, nature-inspired furniture is becoming increasingly popular, with wildlife, rivers, and—as evident
Artist Creates Fine Line Tattoos Surging With Themes of Feminine Power and Fertility

Artist Creates Fine Line Tattoos Surging With Themes of Feminine Power and Fertility

South Korean artist Zihwa Hongdae (aka Le jardin de Zihwa) creates feminine, fine-line tattoos in black ink that are inspired by nature. Her beautifully delicate tattoos are etched onto the wearer’s
New York Public Library’s Rich Digital Collection Has Over 180,000 Images to Download

New York Public Library’s Rich Digital Collection Has Over 180,000 Images to Download

The New York Public Library has just made it a lot easier to take advantage of their digital collection. Not only have they released more than 180,000 pieces of digitized information into the public

15 Graduation Gifts That Creatively Say ‘Congratulations’

It's almost summer, which means that graduation season is officially upon us. If you're looking for an above average way to congratulate that special graduate in your life, these creative gifts are
My Modern Met’s Art + Culture Guide to Chicago

My Modern Met’s Art + Culture Guide to Chicago

It’s hard to beat the charm of Chicago. The Midwestern city has everything you’d need to for a fun urban getaway—it's steeped in history with great museums, stunning architecture, and amazing art both

Travel Japan in Super-Cute Style on the Hello Kitty Bullet Train

If you’re a fan of Japan’s super-cute Hello Kitty character, a ride on the new Hello Kitty-themed shinkansen might just make it to the top of your bucket list. Due to make its first journey on June

15+ Best Woodworking Art From Around the World

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