Tag: Artist

Artist Alexa Meade on Her Successful Career and the NFT Art Craze

This week on My Modern Met’s Top Artist Podcast, we talk with artist Alexa Meade. Known for her innovative work where she paints the human body and three-dimensional spaces to create an illusion of a two-dimensional painting, Meade has been a working artist for over a decade. Her work has led her to collaborations with major brands and musicians like Ariana Grande, whom she painted for the God is a Woman music video.

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Alexa to learn more about her early life—which included work in politics—and how she followed her instincts to pursue

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Palestinian Artist Khaled Jarrar Has Made an NFT to Call International Attention to the Plight of His Homeland

After 11 days of violence, Hamas and Israel announced a ceasefire early Friday morning. It was the worst bout of fighting in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza in seven years and one that shook every corner of the world.

Several months prior, Ramallah-based artist Khaled Jarrar began work on a series that he hoped would raise awareness of the 73-year issue of Palestinian occupation among the international community. To do that, he chose a medium very much in the news: NFTs.

Jarrar’s NFT, titled If I don’t steal your home someone else will steal it, launched on May

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