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Street Artist Vhils on His Iconic Art Style and Creative Process [Podcast]

Street Artist Vhils on My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast

This week on My Modern Met’s Top Artist Podcast, we talk with street artist Alexandre Farto, better 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. His work reimagines the role of graffiti as a method of reckoning with our past and celebrating our shared history.

We spoke with Vhils about his incredibly unique street art technique, his thoughtful creative process, and his recent move into crypto art. In this episode, we learn about how he grew as an artist and began making work with an even bolder impact. We also learn about how Vhils helps to uplift other growing artists.

We think you’ll enjoy hearing about the touching concepts and stories behind Vhils’ iconic style. This episode is a great listen for fans of street art who want to

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If Norman Rockwell were alive today: North Jersey photo exhibit updates iconic artist’s works

Painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell was renowned for capturing the essence of American life in his paintings and magazine cover illustrations over a span of six decades.

What if he were alive and active today?

Montclair Art Museum’s new exhibit, “Fragile Freedoms: Maggie Meiners Revisits Rockwell,” features 18 photographs that “reinterpret and update” the legendary artist’s classic images of mid-century America culture. The show will open on Sunday, Feb. 7, and run through June 13 at the museum’s 3 S. Mountain Ave. location.

Photo artist Maggie Meiners was inspired by a 2010 visit with her family to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. There she noticed that Rockwell’s paintings “were really sparking conversations among visitors.” The Winnetka, Illinois-based photographer decided to recreate some of Rockwell’s classic paintings with the hope that “these images will be a platform for people to use for discussion, to expand dialogue while connecting people

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