Art & Architecture

 From the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Mary Weidner "Dust Bowl Carnies on Divan," Ink & Gouache Collage on Paper.

Associated Artists Annual at Westmoreland is a respectable reflection of regional art

The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh’s annual exhibition is a visually dynamic representation of contemporary art being made in our region.

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Art Notes: 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial opens second part at Glass Center

Part two of the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial will open with a public reception Friday at the Pittsburgh Glass Center.

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National outdoor art show to hit billboards

"Art Everywhere US" is billed as the world's largest outdoor art show and it's about to hit America's streets and public places.

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 Bill Paxton holds a dried bunch of wild grapes during a search for wildflowers in April 2012.

Phipps Garden Center showcases botanic art

Naturalist Bill Paxton depicts not just the anatomy but a bit of the soul of plants in exhibition at Phipps Garden Center in Shadyside.

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Warhol Museum, artist Robert Qualters, among 2014 Governor's Awardees

Andy Warhol Museum, artist Robert Qualters and arts advocate Myron Hay Tomb will receive Governor’s Awards for the Arts in September.

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Superior Motors hosts sculpture workshop in Braddock

This Saturday afternoon, July 26, Pittsburgh street artist/​sculptor Tim Kaulen will bring a Mobile Sculpture Workshop to 1215 Braddock Ave.

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  "Navajo Point Diamond (Grand Canyon)" is among several multiple-exposure "Polaroids" made by Corey Escoto using Fuji Color Instant Film. His solo exhibition, "Corey Escoto: Sleight of Hand," at Carnegie Museum of Art, is part of the 2014 Pittsburgh Bienniel.

Pittsburgh Biennial 2014 launches at the Carnegie with artist Corey Escoto

“Corey Escoto: Sleight of Hand” at Carnegie Museum of Art is the first of eight exhibitions that make up the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial.

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 An on-site celebration Aug. 16 will kick off a fundraising campaign to rehabilitate the Carrie deer.

Carrie deer: History through the artist's lens

A giant scrap deer, known as the "gatekeeper," is part of the legacy of the Carrie Furnaces and is a 40-foot monument to the mill's demise.

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 The exterior of the new Frick Orientation Center.

Welcome to The Frick: New Orientation Center opens

New orientation center at The Frick Pittsburgh offers library, reading room, larger store and electronic touch screens

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 "Richard and Seth, Hotel Room Portrait" in Pittsburgh, part of "Here & Now: Queer Geographies in Contemporary Photography" at Silver Eye Center for Photography.

'Queer Geographies' exhibit evolving diversity in America

Seven artists challenge stereotypical conceptions of sexual identity in “Here & Now” exhibit at Silver Eye Center for Photography.

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 Corey Escoto's "House of Cards" is part of his solo exhibition opening Saturday at Carnegie Museum of Art.  Mr. Escoto will speak at the museum on Friday evening.

Art Notes: 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial opens Saturday at Carnegie

The eight-venue 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial opens its first stage this weekend with “Corey Escoto: Sleight of Hand,” at Carnegie Museum of Art.

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 "Apocalypse Book," a digital artwork by Hugh Ebdy, won a contest run by

Scottish student wins local art contest

Scottish architecture student, Hugh Ebdy, wins local fantasy art contest with digital image of a monster and woman with a red umbrella.

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 Curator of fine arts Louise Lippincott , left, and chief conservator Ellen Baxter from the Carnegie Museum of Art initiated forensic analysis on two of four Renaissance paintings in the museum's collection.  One of them, a portrait of Sir George Nevill, Lord Bergavenny, right, may have been painted by Hans Holbein the Younger.

In-depth analysis of five Renaissance paintings uncovers original artwork and copies

Scientific lab analysis at Carnegie Museum of Art of five Renaissance paintings reveals clues about their past.

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 Assuming the Unknown by Alex Sansone, from the 2014 2-Minute Film Festival at Carnegie Museum of Art.

2-Minute Film Festival goes to the moon

Outer space is the theme of the 2-Minute Film Festival in at Carnegie Museum; Culture Club premieres Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project.

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 Artist Jennie Thwing in her animated video installation "My Black Hole."

Let's Talk About Art: Jennie Thwing

Artist and Johnstown native Jennie Thwing gives inanimate objects human qualities with stop-motion animation and music.

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 A carved French and Indian War era powder horn that was stolen from the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association's  Memorial Hall Museum in Deerfield, Mass., sometime around 1949.

An 18th-century relic returned to museum

As a child, a Carnegie Museum curator found the engraved artifact at a dump and recently discovered that it had been stolen.

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