Art & Architecture


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.

3 days ago


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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 "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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 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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 "Apocalypse Book," a digital artwork by Hugh Ebdy, won a contest run by www.scienceandfantasyfiction.com.

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.

2 weeks ago


 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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 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.

2 weeks ago


 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.

3 weeks ago


 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.

3 weeks ago


 Lara Favaretto's "Jestem."

Carnegie announces more 2013 International acquisitions

Lara Favaretto’‍s “Jestem,” from the 2013 Carnegie International, is among the works acquired by the Carnegie Museum of Art.

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 The painting "Louine" by Malcolm Stephens Parcell (American 1896-1987) was donated to the district through the Friends of Art.

Auction helps fund restoration of 'Louine' painting donated to Pittsburgh Public Schools

The district is restoring some of the art, thanks to proceeds from the sale of a painting that yielded $750,000 in a Sotheby's auction.

4 weeks ago


 Carroll Westfall at his home studio in Brookline.

Carroll Westfall continues to restore artwork into his 9th decade

Carroll Westfall is a decorated World War II veteran who uses his talent as an artist to help him cope with the violence he witnessed.

4 weeks ago


 Neko Case plays Monday night at the Byham

2Do this week, June 29-July 6: Cultural events around Pittsburgh

Neko Case, a restored “A Hard Day’‍s Night” from the Beatles,  Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents “Summer Sparklers” ...

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