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Epic Yarn Bombing Covers Museum in LA

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A project that started back in October 2012 was recently unveiled. Yarn Bombing Los Angeles (YBLA) is behind an epic yarn bombing that covers the facade of the the Craft and Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) on Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles, California.

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FallenTree: Half Tree, Half Bench by Benjamin Graindorge

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As part of Design Miami, which runs from June 11 to June 16, young French designer Benjamin Graindorge, as represented by Ymer&Malta gallery, will present works like FallenTree, a striking piece of furniture that’s half tree, half bench.

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10 Cutting-Edge Artists of the 21st Century

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When you think of the word cutting-edge what comes to mind? How about innovative, boundary-pushing, and risk-taking? Today, we take a look at 10 contemporary artists who are all of these qualities and more.

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Mother Creates Baby’s Adorable Blackboard Adventures

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Mother and photographer Anna Eftimie creates adorable blackboard adventures of her sleeping baby.

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Hilarious and Heartwarming Photos of Animals as Friends

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Today, we bring together some of the most hilarious and heartwarming photos of animals as friends.

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Heartbreaking Photos of Animals Stuck in Zoos

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Do animals belong in zoos? In this thought-provoking series, called Modern Wilderness, photographer Daniel Zakharov gives us an inside look at animals born in captivity.

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MMM Exclusive: Weekend of Art, Fun and Sun in Los Angeles

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In this latest My Modern Met exclusive, Banana Republic and Milly NY asked us to show our readers why we love the city we live in, Los Angeles. Check out our adventure as we visited Urs Fischer’s amazing installation at the MOCA, enjoyed a picnic along Santa Monica pier, and stayed at a 1933 Art Deco-inspired hotel.

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Magnificent Light Projection on the Sydney Opera House

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From May 24 to June 10, the city of Sydney lights up for Vivid Sydney, a festival dedicated to light, music and ideas. Easily one of the highlights of this year’s Vivid, which is still going on, was seeing the sails of the iconic Sydney Opera House light up.

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Incredibly Realistic Animal Sculptures Made of Pipe Cleaners

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California-based artist Lauren Ryan skillfully constructs life-like animal sculptures using nothing more than pipe cleaners (also known as chenille stems).

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Incredible Show Features 17 Shaolin Monks Amid 21 Wooden Boxes

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Contemporary choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and 17 Buddhist monks ages 10-26, from the Shaolin Temple in China, present a performance that blends martial arts with dance on an original set designed by famed artist Antony Gormley.

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Sydney’s Iconic Harbour Bridge Gets Painted in Light By You

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For the very first time in history, Sydney’s iconic Harbour Bridge is going to be painted in light..by you!

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New Installation Traps Visitors in Prison of Light

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Isotopes v.2, by Nonotak Studio, is a new installation that seduces vistors in and then traps them in a prison of light.

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More Portraits of Soldiers Before, During, and After War + Interview

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About six months ago, we shared photographer Lalage Snow’s powerful series of triptychs titled We Are The Not Dead depicting the transformative faces of servicemen before, during and after their deployment to Afghanistan. We were lucky enough to get in touch with Lalage, who kindly shared these four additional images with us and answered a few questions. Be sure to read that interview.

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Powerful Portraits of People Crying

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If a stranger sat silently across from you and stared straight into your eyes, what kind of emotions would you feel? In her most powerful performance to date, artist Marina Abramovic made some people cry.

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Chandelier Produces a Forest of Wild Tree Shadows

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By artists, Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz, Forms in Nature is a unique chandelier that casts shadows of a wild forest all around the room.

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