Posts by My Modern Met Team

March 16, 2022

Sculptor Lorenzo Quinn on Sending a Positive Message Through Art [Podcast]

For over 30 years, Lorenzo Quinn has wowed the world with his creative artwork. From gravity-defying sculptures to monumental public art, Quinn has installed pieces across the globe. This week on the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast, we sit down with Quinn to talk about everything from growing up in a creative household to why he chooses to focus on positive messaging in his art.

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February 17, 2022

Ultimate Guide to Embroidery: How It Started and How You Can Get Started Today

For millennia, crafters have continuously found ways to turn everyday objects into works of art. While this interest has culminated in a myriad of decorative art forms, none has resonated quite as strongly as embroidery. The story of embroidery is the story of the world. Embroidery has existed, in some form, in every population across the globe.

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December 1, 2021

Best of 2021: Top 50 Photographs From Around the World

As the end of yet another year amidst a pandemic (that just won’t go away) quickly approaches, we’re all inclined to take pause and reflect on all that’s passed—good and bad. It’s been a tumultuous year full of highs and lows, but mainly a lot of gray area. In 2020, we were able to pinpoint the anomaly—the world was ravaged by a pandemic, a disastrous event unlike anything else in our lifetime.

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January 18, 2021

Elon Musk Donates $5 Million To Khan Academy To Support Their Science Coursework

For years, Khan Academy has been at the forefront of online education—offering free quality instruction for students K-12 and beyond. Students and teachers are able to choose between a variety of courses in science, math, history, and other subjects. Whether you'd want to practice your geometry facts for a high school math class or cover a unit that had to be dropped from AP U.S.

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