Posts by Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. When she’s not writing, Margherita continues to develop her creative practice in sequential art.


December 19, 2021

Vibrant Paintings Merge Beautiful Blooms With Female Figures

Australian artist Jessica Watts celebrates all things feminine in her series of colorful paintings. She uses a distinct collage style to fuse depictions of the female figure with vibrant blooms, botanical wallpaper designs, and scenes from nature. Before she became a painter, Watts worked as an advertising art director in Sydney and New York for nearly 20 years.

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December 15, 2021

First Immersive Exhibition Created in Mexico Celebrates Frida Kahlo’s Life and Art

From Claude Monet to Vincent van Gogh, immersive exhibitions have created a new way for people to get to know the legacies of influential artists. Mexico City's Frontón building presents yet another exhibition to remember: a one-of-a-kind immersive experience dedicated to the iconic Frida Kahlo. FRIDA is the first immersive exhibition ever created and produced in Mexico.

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December 13, 2021

30 Unique Gifts Under $30 to Ace Your Shopping List Without Going Broke

Between birthdays and holidays, there's a lot of gift-giving that goes on in one year. However, all of that generosity can take a toll on your wallet. That's where My Modern Met Store steps in. We've personally curated a collection of unique gifts under $30 that will save you both time and money in your shopping. From enamel pins to artsy socks to puzzles and mugs—we've got you covered for every occasion.

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