Posts by Pinar Noorata

Pinar

Pinar Noorata is the Managing Editor at My Modern Met. She is a writer, editor, and content creator based in Brooklyn, NY. She earned her BA in Film and Media Studies from CUNY Hunter College and is an alumni of the Center for Arts Education’s Career Development Program in NYC. She has worked at NBC Universal, Penguin Books, and the Tribeca Film Festival as well as many other independent media companies. When she isn’t writing, editing, or creating videos herself, Pinar enjoys watching movies—anything from foreign art house films to mainstream blockbusters.
August 11, 2017

Adobe Presents: An Evening with Pete Souza at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

For eight years, during President Barack Obama’s two terms in office, photographer Pete Souza served as the official White House photographer. He captured the President’s every move. Every meeting, every overseas trip, every historic event—Souza was there with camera in tow, ready to document an undoubtedly significant presidency in U.S. history. Whether you realized it or not, all those memorable and now-iconic photos of President Obama were taken by Souza.

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April 17, 2017

Artist Transforms Dirty Cars in Moscow into Incredible Works of Art

Illustrator Nikita Golubev (aka ProBoyNick) is transforming Moscow, one dirty car at a time. The multifaceted artist approaches parked cars covered in filth and turns them into works of art. He sees layers of dust and dirt as perfect pigments for bringing the images hidden within to life. He shifts the mud and soot on vehicles into extraordinary portraits of animals and scenes of nature. Ultimately, what’s one man’s dirty car is this artist’s canvas.

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December 15, 2016

Remembering the Legendary Rodney Smith (1947-2016)

We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of fashion photography legend Rodney Smith. He passed away in his sleep on December 5th at the age of 68. He may be gone but he won’t easily be forgotten. We remember Smith for his wonderfully inspiring life’s work. We’ve written about the influential creative several times over the years, always finding ourselves transfixed by his timeless sense of beauty.

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October 12, 2016

Painters Are Turning Their Palettes Into Exquisite Works of Art

A painter’s palette is the slab on which the artist’s materials sit. It’s a necessary tool in the creative process that often goes overlooked, overshadowed by the paint, the brush, and even the canvas. Artist Dina Brodsky has joined forces with curator Trek Lexington to turn the focus back on the palette in a group exhibit titled Point of Origin.

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