WILLIAMSBURG Search Results: “Modern Art”

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Art To Live By

@ VOL 1 ON JUN 16, 2012

In 2010, Lori Jakubow launched her online store, Art To Live By. In the presentation she shares her work, and we get a behind-the-scenes look at the techniques and materials she uses, as well as what inspires her. (in English)

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Henna Art

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

Wendy Harris shares with us all the ways she expresses her henna art. Steampunk is a big influence for her as well as many of the traditional forms she uses. She does fashion shows, belly blessings, scalp decorations for cancer patients, and also henna paintings on canvas.

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Family Art Day

@ VOL 3 ON NOV 10, 2012

The host venue for PechaKucha Night Williamsburg Vol. 3 held a Family Art Day prior to the PechaKucha festivities. Pam Doss shares that family art experience in this presentation that was literally made the day of the Vol. 3 event.

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Big Pink Art

@ VOL 2 ON SEP 04, 2012

We're not kidding. It's big. It's pink (mostly). It's art. Martha Jones breaks her art down for us as she describes her abstract, colorful pieces that utilize patterns inspired by ancient Greek and Roman art. 

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Garage Art


A while ago, someone told Ahmed Hassan that he needed therapy, so he bought a motorcycle. Now his therapy sessions consist of drives through the countryside where he discovers the beauty and art in rusted treasures. Lucky for us, he carries a camera.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 21, 2014.

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Macy's Art

@ VOL 11 ON MAR 07, 2015

Paula Asbell has done several PK's. When the announcement went out for our next PKN, Paula's 9 year old daughter, Macy, wanted to give it a try. Here she shows us how she is using art and drawings to compensate for her dyslexia in creative ways, and to boost her confidence in the world.

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The Art & Culture of Book Covers

@ VOL 12 ON MAY 23, 2015

Do you judge a book by its cover? It's okay, most everyone does. That's why publishers put so much into book cover design. As both a publisher and an author, Greg Lilly tries to find that perfect balance between just enough to interest you, and too much clutter to pick it up.

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The Art and Build of Burning Man

@ VOL 18 ON MAR 10, 2018

Beau Turner and 70,000 of his closest friends build a city every year in the desert. His local group was also responsible for bringing the first exhibition of the Art of Burning Man outside of the festival to our area. Conversations lead to conversations that lead to next endeavers to design and construct the Mega Cake, to celebrate everyone's birthday at the next Burning Man.

As a side note, there is now going to be an Art of Burning Man exhibit at the Renwick on the Mall in Washington DC. Well done.

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Bike and Art and Art and Art

@ VOL 19 ON MAY 25, 2018

No longer an avid biker, Dale wasn't sure he had another bike presentation in him. But when someone suggested it be a Bike and Art theme, Dale realized he knew a lot of art related to bikes.

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iPhone Drawings

@ VOL 20 ON AUG 18, 2018

While Lulu De Panbehchi was going through chemo for breast cancer she needed to occupy herself. Her outlet became her iPhone and some drawing apps that were available. Here she shares some of the several hundred that she has created, and continues to create. The week after this presentation she found out that 3 of her artworks were awarded first place in a gallery show.


SITEWIDE Search Results: “Modern Art”

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Exhibition "Design Ah!" Channel

PechaKucha teamed up with 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT as part of the "Design Ah!" exhibition to produce two special events on March 23rd. One for kids, where they made and presented their 20x20s in an open workshop. The other for 'grown-ups' was part of Roppongi Art Night, and featured an inspiring lineup of design talent.

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designer in chicago
New Town Art Gallery
in Williamsburg, Virginia
Jan Castaño Pipier ART
art event, canal art in Nagoya
Libby & Jo Modern Art
Artists/Designers, Modern Art in Lancaster
Libby Modern
Artist, Modern Art in LAncaster
PAGE Public Art Genoa
Public Art in Genova
Nevena Nikolic (Nowlove Art)
Artist, NowLove Art in Mount Riverview
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art, art in art


Miami @ Miami Beach Convention Center
Dec 03, 2009

PAST Art Institute of Chicago Modern Wing

Chicago @ Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago
Aug 16, 2012

Miami @ Interactice Art Fair - Downtown Miami


Fort Worth @ Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Apr 23, 2014


Beijing @ ZINORO Showroom
Jun 28, 2014


Sep 01, 2014


Memphis, TN @ Crosstown Arts
Feb 25, 2016


Ufa @ MIRAS art gallery
May 12, 2016


Columbus @ The Art of Yoga
Dec 08, 2016

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Japanese Modern Art

@ VOL 92 ON MAY 30, 2012

Kenichi Asano is a sculptor, but not in the traditional sense, even though his very modern-looking works are all produced using traditional Japanese construction techniques. The presentation is in Japanese, but the visuals really do all the talking. (in Japanese)

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Modern Touch DJing

@ VOL 101 ON MAR 27, 2013

The availability of touch interfaces for DJing has exponentially increased along with the obiquitous influence of smartphones and tablets. But many of these "modern" interfaces stick to applying dated interaction patterns that are unfitting for this new type of interface. In this presentation, Lasse Laursen talks about where he believes the strength of mixing using touch interfaces lie, along with a sneak peak at his own work-in-progress interface.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 4, 2013.

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Modern Aboriginal Art

@ VOL 3 ON SEP 13, 2014

Rex Winston Walford, as an adopted indigenous aboriginal of Australia embraces the best of his heritage and modern lifestyle to produce aboriginal art that is clean and the style is geometric and elegant

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Beauty & Ornaments

@ VOL 15 ON OCT 06, 2015

Intricate details and rich images create an atmosphere that interests and captivates. Inspired by the rich history of art and ancient craftsmanship, Bram Knol does not believe in “Less is more”. Instead, we aspire grandness and the beauty of perfectionism.

With Mephisto, Bram made a statement about his view on modern design by creating a sports-car inspired by Barok and Gothic art.

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The Dilemma of a Modern Violinist

@ VOL 27 ON FEB 18, 2016

In "The Dilemma of a Modern Violinist," professional violinist Ariel Clayton Karas chronicles humorous aspects of her musical journey and addresses the challenges classical musicians face with a genre long-considered to be "high art." Her presentation unfolds simply through all-text slides paired with a rotating soundtrack of music clips. Through "The Dilemma of the Modern Violinist," Ariel hopes new listeners will be inspired, and that "the keepers of this beautiful, unique genre of music never lose sight of its power to connect, not separate."

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Ancient Coins and Modern Chinese Paintings

@ VOL 2 ON APR 01, 2016

Shenton Song shares his passion in collecting items ranging from ancient coins that he turned into unique cufflinks to modern Chinese art that is unique to Sarawak, his home.

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Reinventing Perceived Value, Space, and Time Through Modern Art

@ VOL 3 ON MAY 12, 2016

From prehistoric cave paintings to Jackson Pollack, art emotionally defines a society. Sadly, we tend to devalue art because it does not directly fulfill basic needs like food, clothing, and shelter. Artist and designer Michael Foster discusses how viewing modern art will confront someone with socially acquired patterns of feelings, thoughts, and actions—in a fairly safe environment. And he will demonstrate the secrets and motivations behind his own work.

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Modern Day Renaissance Man

@ VOL 5 ON MAY 19, 2016

Bruce Bigford really IS a modern day renaissance man. He is a Benton Harbor, Michigan resident, artist, painter, craftsman, musician and more which we will hear about in his PK, Modern Day Renaissance Man 

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Knoxville Modern Quilt Guild


The Knoxville Modern Quilt Guild is a local organization that seeks to promote and encourage the modern quilting movement.  In this presentation Michelle Warriner Bolt explores and explains the work of this creative group. Through seminars and workshops, monthly guild meetings, collaborative charity quilts, and annual shows, guild members are supported in discovering their unique creative voices in an art form that is traditionally overlooked as a simple home craft. Be forewarned: these are not your grandmother’s quilts.  

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Oil painting

@ VOL 35 ON MAR 22, 2018

What is the importance of having a hobby, especially in modern life? For Di Wu the practice of oil painting allowed him to observe interesting phenomena and reinvent himself.

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Modern Touch DJing

The availability of touch interfaces for DJing has exponentially increased along with the obiquitous influence of smartphones and tablets. But many of these "modern" interfaces stick to applying dated interaction patterns that are unfitting for this new type of interface. DJ and engineer Lasse Laursen talks about his ideas for integrating new touch interfaces to mixing applications in this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Tokyo Vol. 101). Lasse also goes into detail on some application features built to allow the crowd to influence the DJ's music choices. 

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Better, but Boring: The Modern State of Men's Fashion

What's the difference between "well-dressed" and "stylish?" In today's Presentation of the Day, "Better, but Boring: The Modern State of Men's Fashion" from PKN Toronto Vol. 24, Vinay Kumar Mysore walks us through the history of men's fashion and challenges us to think about how the society defines men's style. He makes the case that, at this moment, NBA basketball players constitute the largest group of stylish celebrities in North America. 

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Modern Countervailance

In today's Presentation of the Day, "Modern Countervailance" from PKN Taos Vol. 9, Adam Seitchik talks about the problems facing capitalism and government around the world today. He shows how the original balance between the government, worker’s unions, and companies has become distorted over the years, and finishes by looking at modern balances for corporate power, and how to remain socially aware while investing.

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Photojournalism for Art

A modern Pietà, no? In today's Presentation of the Day, "Photojournalism for Art" from PKN Toronto Vol. 22, Olivier Berger and Sophie Perceval take photojournalism to an entirely new artistic level. They discuss the intimacy of this genre of photography, and how they plan to leverage its potential to evoke emotion from the viewer via the strategic pairing of artists and photographers.

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PechaKucha Night Istanbul MIXER Special: “Contemporary Art in Places through the Eyes of Architects”

  Ready to new PechaKucha Night Istanbul Special. What is relationship between modern art and architecture? An architect should have good look point of wiev. You are invited to PechaKucha Night Istanbul MIXER Special: “Contemporary Art in Places through the Eyes of Architects” organized by 34Solo for Mixer. Experienced architects will be challenged to speak to 20 images x 20 seconds each on the intersections between architecture and contemporary art. Architects will decorate places they choose with artworks from Mixer Open Space and justify their decisions to the audience. Presentations will be in Turkish. Doors will be open at 7 pm and the presenters will be announced on the event page. For more:

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The Evolution Of Our Brains & The Modern World

Can our brain changes itself? As a leading expert in brain optimisation, Dr. Dani Gordon MD, CCFP, ABIHM believes that our brain is substantially shaped by what we do to it and by the experience of daily life. At Pecha Kucha Night Ubud 20x20x20, she will talk about how our brains have evolved over millions of years to the modern day, and how technologies from modern lights to broadband internet, social media and smartphones have changed the way our brains work. Dr. Dani Gordon is a Canadian Board Certified Medical Doctor and American Board Certified Integrative & Holistic Medicine Specialist Doctor, the highest level of qualification worldwide in Natural Medicine. She is a published researcher, and an expert in neuronutrition and supplementation. She is also the cofounder of Yoga Brain Lab.

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The First Print Artist of Modern Japan

"The last important Ukio-e print master and the first print artist of modern Japan."In The First Print Artist of Modern Japan from Nishinomiya Vol. 24, John Szostak shares his admiration and insights into the work of Japanese artist Kobayashi Kiyochika. As Japan transitioned from its fuedal history and isolated past just over a centruy ago, opening its shores to the world, Kobayashi Kiyochika helped to usher Japan into a new age of art and print. He challenged the idea of the traditional Japanese print, updating it by integrating many of the artistic sensibilities found in western modern prints, painting, and photography.Be ready to be amazed.

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A Brief History of Polyptych Art

"...because sometimes I think the picture isn't ready yet."In A Brief History of Polyptych Art, from Maastricht Vol. 26. Said ten Brinke explores the idea of Polyptich Art, the use of two, three, or more works of art to create a multiple array that becomes a unique piece itself, often with a new context. Some of the oldest known works of the Late Roman Empire are diptychs, a form that continued through the Renaissance and on to today in modern art by artistis such as Andy Warhol and Francis Bacon. Said ten Brinke ends his presentation with a series of self created photo-polyptychs. Check it out!

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Designing a Laboratory: Art, Architecture, and the Founding of Fermilab

"The sculpture that straddles the lab's entrance appears symmetrical when viewed from below but asymmetrical from all over views, reflecting the view of broken symmetry that is crucial in modern physics."Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory looks like no other science lab on Earth—thanks to the vision of founding director Robert Wilson and artist Angela Gonzales. Under their aesthetic direction, architecture, sculpture, color, and design combined to produce a lab that was revolutionary for its time. In Designing a Laboratory: Art, Architecture, and the Founding of Fermilab from PechaKucha Night Batavia Vol. 5, Katie Yurkewicz shows off another side of the legendary physics lab.

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Lessons from Contemporary Art

Mary Heathcott presents lessons contemporary art has taught her: whether it’s playful, somber or obscure, art champions experimentation, ideas, dialogue and more.