March 16, 2022

Sculptor Lorenzo Quinn on Sending a Positive Message With His Art

Season 2 of the My Modern Met Top Artist podcast wraps up by chatting with acclaimed sculptor Lorenzo Quinn.

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March 2, 2022

Designers Fung + Bedford on Inspiring Wonder With Architectural Origa…

Designers fung+bedford are a husband and wife duo that create origami-inspired large-scale paper installations they call "architectural origami."

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Feb. 16, 2022

Artist Ava Roth on Creative Curiosity and Her Collaboration With Hone…

Toronto-based artist Ava Roth creates total unique encaustic art with the help of honeybees. This week we chat about exploring artistic creativity and collaborating with our busy little friends to make artwork.

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Feb. 2, 2022

Artist Swoon on Filling the Creative Well and Giving Back

Artist Caledonia Curry, aka Swoon, is best known for her signature wheatpaste and cut-paper installations. This week on the , we interview Swoon about her career as an anonymous street artist and her community building projects.

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Jan. 19, 2022

True South Team on the First Flag for Antarctica and the Power of Des…

Flags are incredibly effective symbols in uniting people and inspiring change, yet what exactly makes a well-designed flag? This week we interview the team behind "True South", Antarctica's first flag.

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Jan. 5, 2022

Artist Brian Peterson on Using Art as Community Building for Those Ex…

Artist Brian Peterson paints his neighbors experiencing homelessness and uses the money from sold portraits to support them in achieving their hopes and dreams. Brian has founded a non-profit organization based on this idea called Faces of Santa Ana.

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Dec. 22, 2021

2021 Holiday Special: Our Favorite Moments From the Past Year

As we get ready for the new year, we thought we’d take some time to reflect on our favorite moments from this past season.

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Dec. 8, 2021

Photographer Ami Vitale on Following Your Heart and Documenting Stori…

Photographer Ami Vitale documents endangered animals and the special bonds they share with their caretakers. This week on the , we interview Ami Vitale and get a behind-the-scenes look at how she captured some of her most stunning work. You …

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Nov. 24, 2021

Architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta on Transdisciplinary Design and Cl…

Architect Craig Dykers is the co-founder of Snøhetta, an international design collective whose transdisciplinary approach and emphasis on diversity have contributed to a deep portfolio of visually remarkable and environmentally thoughtful work.

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Nov. 10, 2021

Artist Benjamin Shine on His Unexpected Collaboration With Tulle

Textile artist Benjamin Shine uses swathes of tulle to fabricate flowing three-dimensional portraits of unnamed figures, often suggesting ideas of energy and impermanence. A true master of his material, has been recognized and exhibited globally.

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Oct. 27, 2021

Illustrator Nikkolas Smith on Being an ARTivist and Going Viral

Illustrator, author, and ARTivist Nikkolas Smith creates thoughtful images that spark much-needed conversations around issues of social justice.

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Oct. 13, 2021

Architect Dorte Mandrup on Irreplaceable Places and Designing With La…

Architect Dorte Mandrup designs stunning structures that integrate seamlessly into their environment. Her self-described “irreplaceable places” are exactly that: entirely unique designs that have found their way into some of the most breath-taking places in nature.

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Sept. 29, 2021

Artist Gabriel Dawe on His Thread Installations and Finding Missing P…

Artist Gabriel Dawe creates wondrous work using thread. This week, we interview Gabriel about his installation art, from its conceptual development to the logistical obstacles.

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Sept. 15, 2021

Conservation Photographer Cristina Mittermeier on Her Life-Saving Wor…

Conservation photographer Cristina Mittermeier has dedicated her career to capturing the incredible life in our ocean. In addition to capturing beautiful images, she uses her work to make a real impact. In this episode, we chat with Cristina about her …

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Sept. 1, 2021

Architect Cliff Tan of Dear Modern on TikTok Feng Shui Lessons and Ma…

Architect Cliff Tan of Dear Modern believes that architecture services should be available to everyone, not just those wealthy enough to afford traditional architecture services. He was inspired to use social media to teach simple lessons on feng shui and …

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Aug. 18, 2021

Fiber Artist Bisa Butler on Her Vibrant Quilted Portraits That Share …

Fiber artist Bisa Butler uses the traditional craft of quilting to create incredible portraits of Black stories. This week on the My Modern Met , we interview Bisa about the meaning behind her portraits and how she brings lost histories …

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Aug. 4, 2021

Photographer Jamel Shabazz on Life in 1980s New York City and Using H…

For decades, photographer Jamel Shabazz has been using his photography to make an impact on his community. This week on Top Artist, we interview Jamel about his career and his approach to street photography.

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July 28, 2021

Bonus: Great Moments in Art History with ArtCurious

We're pleased to present a special collaboration with the ArtCurious podcast. In this bonus episode, Top Artist host Jessica Stewart and ArtCurious host Jennifer Dasal discuss some great moments in art history.

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July 7, 2021

Bonus: We Wrap Up Season 1 and Preview Next Season's "IMPACT" Theme

We have officially wrapped up the first season of My Modern Met's Top Artist Podcast! Hosts Jessica Stewart, Sara Barnes, Sonya Harris, and Samantha Pires got together to reflect on our first twenty episodes of the show and preview next …

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June 23, 2021

Painter Elyse Dodge on Her Colorful Low Poly Landscapes

This week, we talk with painter Elyse Dodge about how she developed her unique style and much more! Dodge describes her work as the “intersection between art and design.”

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June 9, 2021

Street Artist Vhils on His Iconic Art Style and Creative Process

This week we talk with street artist Alexandre Farto, also known as Vhils. Known for his groundbreaking carving and explosive street art, Vhils has made a name for himself by revealing thoughtful narratives behind city life.

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May 25, 2021

Artist Alexa Meade on What Led Her From Politics to Painting and the …

This we talk with artist Alexa Meade. Alexa is known for her innovative technique of painting on the human body and 3D spaces to create an illusion that they are 2D pieces of art.

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May 12, 2021

Media Artist Refik Anadol on His AI-Driven Artwork That Uses Machine …

This week we talk with media artist Refik Anadol of Refik Anadol Studio. This studio creates incredible pieces of art that exist in the public realm and seeks to be accessible to people of “any age, any background, and any …

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April 28, 2021

Photographer Fares Micue on Her Artistic Self Portraits that Explore …

This week we chat with photographer Fares Micue about her striking self-portraits that tell interesting stories about self-growth and mental health.

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