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nvard yerkanian illustrates famous soviet modernist architecture in armenia

nvard yerkanian illustrates famous soviet modernist architecture in armenia

from 1920 to 1991, armenia was part of the soviet union, resulting in a place where industrialization thrived and utilitarian soviet-style architecture ruled. The post nvard yerkanian illustrates
Volleyball Rules

Volleyball Rules

Kofi Ofosu is a freelance artist from Ghana. Read more...
30 Years of Trash from the Upper East Side Is New York's Best-Kept Art Secret

30 Years of Trash from the Upper East Side Is New York's Best-Kept Art Secret

The top floor of one of the city's active sanitation garages houses a very large and highly curated collection, assembled by ex-garbage man Nelson Molina.
Children’s Imaginations Materialize as Cartoon Chaos in Paintings by Artist Kayla Mahaffey

Children’s Imaginations Materialize as Cartoon Chaos in Paintings by Artist Kayla Mahaffey

Chicago-based artist Kayla Mahaffey captures the vivid reveries occupying young minds. She juxtaposes realistically rendered figures with chaotic scenes of two-dimensional cartoon characters as they
jammie holmes writes george floyd’s final words across the sky of US cities

jammie holmes writes george floyd’s final words across the sky of US cities

the deployment of floyd’s last words underlines ‘a need for unity and the understanding that what happened to george floyd is happening all over america,’ says holmes. The post jammie holmes writes
Red Paint Completely Changed This ‘Serve and Protect’ Sculpture During the Protests

Red Paint Completely Changed This ‘Serve and Protect’ Sculpture During the Protests

Art matters, and can be a powerful form of expression and frustration
artist ibrahim mahama shares a message of hope with our readers during coronavirus lockdown

artist ibrahim mahama shares a message of hope with our readers during coronavirus lockdown

the ghanaian artist dedicates images from his studio in tamale, and a message, 'the promises of the present can start with ghosts from both the future and past...' The post artist ibrahim mahama
Prominent Figures of the Harlem Renaissance Featured on New USPS Stamps

Prominent Figures of the Harlem Renaissance Featured on New USPS Stamps

For those who aren’t keen on emblazoning their rent checks or letters with an American flag, the United States Postal Service recently released a stamp collection dedicated to one of the most
30 Talented Black Artists You Should Be Following on Instagram

30 Talented Black Artists You Should Be Following on Instagram

Supporting the Black creative community is vital right now and always. Art can inspire, heal, and unite, and with the protests against police brutality and systematic racism happening right now,
Clever Ep. 119: Lettering Artist Lauren Hom

Clever Ep. 119: Lettering Artist Lauren Hom

On this episode of Clever, Amy Devers talks to lettering artist Lauren Hom, who now has made an art out of freelancing.
2 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home

2 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home

Galleries and museums are getting creative about presenting work online during the coronavirus crisis. Here are two shows worth viewing virtually.
Mario And Luigi Make Magnificent Mechs

Mario And Luigi Make Magnificent Mechs

Singapore-based artist ClogTwo makes wonderfully detailed works imagining mechanical art. His Mechasoul series imagines iconic characters as pilots inside their own massive mechs. Mario and Luigi are
Tattoo artists offer to cover up designs by industry’s predators for free

Tattoo artists offer to cover up designs by industry’s predators for free

'It’s very much been a boy’s club for a long time.'
After Curfew

After Curfew

Lucia Massucco is a concept artist who has worked on games like Endless Legend. Read more...
Check Out Crayola's New 'Colors of the World' Crayons

Check Out Crayola's New 'Colors of the World' Crayons

At a moment when race is at the very top of the national conversation, Crayola is, finally, providing kids with more than a handful of colors to choose from when they draw self portraits, family
From Minneapolis to Syria, Artists Are Honoring George Floyd Through Murals and Public Artworks

From Minneapolis to Syria, Artists Are Honoring George Floyd Through Murals and Public Artworks

In honor of George Floyd, a Black man murdered by a White police officer in May, artists have been painting murals and sharing messages in what now is a global movement supporting the victim. From
Artist Creates Beautiful “Morning Altars” From Found Pieces of Nature [Interview]

Artist Creates Beautiful “Morning Altars” From Found Pieces of Nature [Interview]

View on My Modern MetFrom leaning on a friend to throwing ourselves into our work, we all have different ways of dealing with adversity. For California-based artist Day Schildkret, the answer comes
This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Recreating Terrible Amateur Art, Here Are The Weirdest Entries

This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Recreating Terrible Amateur Art, Here Are The Weirdest Entries

Lately, Facebook groups have been gaining more and more attention from the general public with such collectives as people role-playing...
The revolutionary art of Black Panthers graphic designer Emory Douglas, a short documentary

The revolutionary art of Black Panthers graphic designer Emory Douglas, a short documentary

From 1967 through the 1980s, Emory Douglas was the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, the revolutionary social justice and political organization founded in Oakland, California. Douglas
Smashed window in Memphis brilliantly labeled as artwork

Smashed window in Memphis brilliantly labeled as artwork

"Lost a window to the riot, didn't lose an opportunity," writes Memphis resident Tagawat on r/Memphis. (Thanks, Jeff Cross!) Read the rest