The frescoes from Pompeii are more than just wall paintings from the Classical world. They present a fascinating glimpse into another culture, from its religion and mythology to its women and erotic ideals. A modern-day visitor to Pompeii, enjoying blue skies and the warmth of the Italian sun, will find it hard to imagine the devastation which fell upon this ancient town almost two thousand years ago.
- My Modern Met - Margherita Cole
Dutch photographer and digital artist Bas Uterwijk shines a light on what iconic figures from history might have looked like in real life. By using various digital manipulation tools, he is able to create
- My Modern Met - Jessica Stewart
Russian artist Ellen Sheidlin is a force of nature. Not only does she create oil paintings and performance art, but her neverending creativity also translates into some incredible fine art photography.