Art & Architecture


 Bill Wilson, who also goes by "Biilzebub" the Bone Collector, poses for a portrait inside his workshop on the South Side, where he creates jewelry, lamps and sculpture using the bones of deceased animals.

South Side man goes creative with bones of dead animals

Bill “Biilzebub” Wilson aka The Bone Collector creates his art and gives new life — and beauty — to that which is already dead.

2 days ago


 Duane Michals "Good Morning Glory," 2007 chromogenic print with hand applied text.

Art notes: Duane Michals opens at The Carnegie; more Teenie Harris photos

Duane Michals, Charles “Teenie” Harris and Charles Courtney Curran shows open.

2 days ago


TV review: PBS's Craft in America' focuses on veterans

The PBS series “Craft in America” has put together a thoughtful program in “Service,” which focuses on veterans.

2 days ago


Garfield Artworks closing in December

Owner not sure what will become of space with promoter Manny Theiner going out on his own.

3 days ago


 Enhancements to the South Highland Avenue Bridge recently won an honor award from the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

South Highland bridge, 16 others win design awards

South Highland Avenue Bridge renovation, a new middle school auditorium and “butterfly balconies” garner awards for local architects.

3 days ago


 "Theo George" is part of "Taking Stock" by Two Girls Working -- aka artists Tiffany Ludwig and Renee Piechocki -- at SPACE gallery.

Let’s Talk About Art: Two Girls Working

Two Girls Working ask big questions as part of their installation “Taking Stock” at SPACE gallery in Downtown Pittsburgh.

3 days ago


Garfield Artworks to close in December

The Garfield gallery and concert venue helped launch an artistic renaissance on Penn Avenue in the 1990s.

4 days ago


 Haunted museum.

Natural History Museum reaches out to over-21 crowd

Carnegie Museum of Natural History opens doors to the nightlife crowd with “Haunted Museum ... After Dark.”

1 week ago


 PJ Zimmerlink, "Everything is in Doubt II," Mixed Media on Canvas on Wooden Board.

Art notes: AAP exhibition at The Mine Factory is a winner

Curator Thomas Sokolowski has organized an impressive exhibition of works by five AAP members for The Mine Factory, East End.

1 week ago


 An art and cultural center plans to move in to the "Big Red Barn" on McFarland Road in Mt. Lebanon.

Old Rollier's barn in Mt. Lebanon to be remade into arts center

The site on McFarland Road will be known as The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, and will allow for the relocation of Koolkat Designs.

1 week ago


 Tig Notaro will be at the Kelly Strayhorn Theater on Saturday.

2Do this week, Oct. 19-25: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Music on the Edge series, comedian/actress Tig Notaro comes to Kelly Strayhorn Theater, a world premiere of “Queens of the Blues” and more.

1 week ago


 Stoke Hole Pottery in Indiana, Pa., is one of the several stops on the annual Potters Studio Tour, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Potters Studio Tour an open door to a timeless art form

The annual tour runs in Indiana County from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

1 week ago


 Chuck Connelly, "Art Factory," 2012,

Art preview: Chuck Connelly is Warhol 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial artist

Philadelphia artist, Pittsburgh native and 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial artist Chuck Connelly will speak at The Andy Warhol Museum Saturday.

2 weeks ago


Art notes: Biennial at Filmmakers ends Sunday

The last day of the Pittsburgh Filmmakers component of the 2104 Pittsburgh Biennial, photography and video installation, is Sunday.

2 weeks ago


Let's talk about art: Sean Derry

Alaska-born artist Sean Derry finds a lot in common between his adopted home of Pittsburgh and his birthplace.

2 weeks ago


2Do this week, Oct. 12-18: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Teenie Harris photographs, music at Rodef Shalom and Tony Campbell Jazz Surgery Band are a few of the events on the calendar.

2 weeks ago


 Doug Clarke,43, of Virginia Beach, Va., stands next to his painting that looks across Penn Avenue at 21st Street in the Strip District. Mr. Clarke's art will be featured this weekend among other artists during a festival in Mt. Lebanon.

Mt. Lebanon to feature paintings, food trucks in weekend festival

The family-friend event by the Mt. Lebanon Arts Initiative will run from Thursday through Sunday.

3 weeks ago


 "We Humans" is a portable exhibit on human relations.  In this photo, a  teacher in the mid-1950s at Monongahela High School uses a panel illustrating examples of prejudice from statements made by ancient and modern peoples, and statements illustrating examples of recognition of differing attitudes.

'RACE' exhibition at Carnegie Museum making a difference

“RACE: Are We So Different?” a traveling show at Carnegie Museum, has launched important discussions. It will close Oct. 27.

3 weeks ago


 Adolph Alexander Weinman (1870-1952), Descending Night, ca. 1914-1915, bronze sculpture, 26 1/2 x 21 1/12 x 10 in., Collection of Dr. Michael Nieland.

Art notes: Westmoreland Museum of American Art receives Nieland sculpture collection

Dr. Michael Nieland has gifted his American sculpture collection, comprising 55 works, to the Westmoreland Museum of American Art.

3 weeks ago


 The Renoir-inspired sculpture, "A Turn of the Century," is removed from PPG Plaza in three sections.

Renoir-inspired 'A Turn of the Century' statue removed from PPG Plaza

Workers today have disassembled and removed the 20-foot-tall, 14,440-pound sculpture that has towered over PPG Plaza since early June.

3 weeks ago


Architecture talks on tap

Architectural historian Albert M. Tannler gives three free talks about 20th-century architecture in October.

3 weeks ago


  "Memory," 1950, oil on board, by Kamal Youssef.

Kamal Youssef's paintings at SAMA Loretto are bold in line and color

Southern Allegheny Museum of Art mounts a handsome retrospective of the art of Kamal Youssef featuring almost 250 paintings.

1 month ago


 Curator Nicholas Chambers oversees the "13 Most Wanted Men," an installation that Andy Warhol did for the 1964 World's Fair that featured old wanted posters.

1964 World's Fair piece almost made Warhol a wanted man

“13 Most Wanted Men” exhibition at The Andy Warhol Museum looks back at the row its namesake caused at the 1964 World’s Fair.

1 month ago


 Dancers Kelsey Batman & Alan Obuzor perform as part of the Texture Contemporary Ballet in May. An Arts Day of Giving, an 18-hour, online fundraising event, will take place Thursday to raise $2 million or more for about 150 nonprofit arts and cultural groups in Western Pennsylvania, including Texture Contemporary Ballet.

Pittsburgh arts advocates to highlight individual donations

Individuals can show support for the region’s arts and cultural groups through online contributions during Thursday’s Arts Day of Giving.

1 month ago



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