Manet, In the Conservatory

Edouard Manet, In the Conservatory, 1878-1879, oil on canvas, 115 x 150 cm (Alte Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin). Created by Beth Harris and Steven Zucker.

Thermostat 6 – Animation

Diane can’t ignore anymore the leak coming from the ceiling above the family diner… A beautiful and strong animation about climate change and human behaviours. Director : AV-RON Maya, COMINOTTI Mylène, COUDERT Marion, DANO Sixtine Production year : 2018 Source:…

What Would Happen if You Give the Mood Drug Ecstasy to an Octopus?

Let’s find out, neuroscientists Gul Dolen of Johns Hopkins University and Eric Edsinger of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, said. And find out they did: The researchers knew from previous tests that an octopus would normally stay…

Experience The Joy of Toasting with this Bob Ross Toaster

Now you can enjoy your breakfast with happy little toasts every morning! Better yet, this Bob Ross Toaster will burn a portrait of the famous painter onto the bread. Source: neatorama

Upcoming: Josh Keyes & Lisa Ericson – “Tempest” & “Border Crossing” @ Thinkspace

Coming up on October 13th, Thinkspace will be opening separate solo shows from artist couple Josh Keyes (interviewed) and Lisa Ericson. Both of the Portland-based artists’ work reference the environmental issues our world faces, something that will be evident again when they…

Showing: Sam Friedman – “Flesh of the Gods” @ Over The Influence (Hong Kong)

Friday night in Hong Kong, Sam Friedman opened his first solo show in Asia at Over The Influence. Entitled Flesh of the Gods, the American artist unveiled a series of canvases inspired by natural landscapes, which he deconstructs and revises into hazy abstract compositions.…

The Aftermath of a Viral Prank

Remember Jehv Maravilla and Christian Toledo, the guys who erected a poster of themselves at a local McDonald’s outlet? The prank got them a viral story, and guest slot on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and now a job. The prank…

<i>Star Wars</i> Anime

For a minute there, I could believe that the first Star Wars movie was going to be serialized as an anime show in Japan. It’s that good. But this is a fan-made trailer from Dmitry Grozov (Ahriman). -via Digg Source:…

Discovery Shows Galileo Edited His Ideas to Fool the Inquisition

Galileo Galilei knew that the earth revolved around the sun. But this was Rome at the dawn of 17th century, and the Church didn’t see it that way. Galileo argued that scientific study and scripture should be independent of each…

You Can Now Download a Collection of Ancient Japanese Wave Illustrations for Free

Fans of traditional Japanese art, rejoice! There’s now an incredible online collection available featuring ancient wave and ripple designs from 1903. The black ink drawings were originally produced by the little-known Japanese artist Mori Yuzan. Despite his lack of fame,…

Videos: Nuart Aberdeen BBC Documentary

Our friends from Nuart Festival recently received another fantastic recognition – the 2nd edition of Nuart Aberdeen festival (covered) organized in collaboration with Aberdeen Inspired, was captured in the Obair Ealain (Street Art) documentary by BBC ALBA. Shot on location during the…

RUN ‘ The Thinker Child’ new mural for the Croydon Rise Festival

Giacomo Bufarini aka RUN just completed a monumental mural in Croydon called the Thinker Child in Croydon, South of London as part of the Croydon Rising Festival. “The Thinker Child” brings a whole series of considerations and reflections by the…

15+ Autumnal Accessories to Make You Feel Festive This Fall

This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. As temperatures start to drop and daylight slowly dwindles, you’re probably ready to get…

Yo Vo Photography: SNAXX Vol 3

Nostalgic images of the series SNAXX Vol 3 shot by photographer Yo Vo. With an MA in Film Design from the Royal College of Art, London, Yo Vo is a skilled artist, photographer, and filmmaker with a strong interest in…

Rejecting the Empty Formalism of Landscape Photography – Sean McFarland

Artist Sean McFarland considers why we continuously attempt to capture nature through photography. Unpacking his own photographic works, the 2017 SECA Art Award winner discusses the medium’s inherent inadequacy as a means of representing the landscape, as well as the…

Abandoned Factory Becomes A Skatepark And Youth Centre In Denmark

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In the city of Viborg, Denmark, studio EFFEKT has transformed the former windmill factory – the Streetmekka Viborg Build – into a skatepark and youth culture. The 3,170-square-metre building offers a wide variety of facilities for self-organised sports, as…

“petrified and totally excited”

Embroidery. Yes, everything except that lovely pink background is done with thread. THREAD. Cayce Zavaglia is an American painter who now uses stitches instead of brushstrokes – although, paint has recently come back into her arsenal. In reverse. Huh? Well just…

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Middle-Earth

There’s fandom and then there’s FANDOM. Some may devote a Facebook page to a personal interest of theirs, or maybe even create a dedicated website, but you’ve probably never seen the like of what Tolkien scholar Mark Fisher has created…

Emeka Ogboh – ‘Lagos is a City That is Never Silent’ | TateShots

When Emeka Ogboh first moved to Berlin he couldn’t sleep because it was so quiet. Growing up in Lagos, the artist was surrounded by the city’s constant and powerful soundscape, and upon leaving the city he was struck by the…

Flux Chair: Origami Inspired Folding Chair

What things you usually expect from a folding chair? Easy to store? Easy to carry? Giving enough support? Maybe also stylish? You might get all of them based on the company Flux‘s claim if you don’t mind paying over €100…