Art & Architecture

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.

about 10 hours ago

  "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.

1 day ago

 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.

4 days ago

 "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.

1 week ago

 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.

1 week ago

 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

1 week ago

 "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.

1 week 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.

2 weeks ago

 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 weeks ago

 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.

3 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.

3 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” ...

3 weeks ago

 Wavy bowl series by Hans Godo Frabel

Nature-themed art exhibit brings Phipps offices and classrooms to life.

The BETA Project at Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes makes the connection among art, nature and all of our senses.

3 weeks ago

William E. 'Bill' Hunt elected chairman of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Mr. Hunt, who had served as the board's vice chair since 2012, succeeds Lee B. Foster.

3 weeks ago

 Artist Kathleen Zimbicki, of Carnegie, works on a painting in her home.

Artist Kathleen Zimbicki offers work in fire sale

The PCA yART Sale’s featured artist, Kathleen Zimbicki, plans to sell her accumulated works at bargain prices and burn what’s left.

4 weeks ago

 Rene Degas, Ernest Chausson (French, 1855-99), Claude Debussy (French, 1862-1918) and Madame Eugene Rouart preparing to go rowing, circa 1897, vintage silver gelatin print. By Edgar Degas (French, 1834 -1917).

Exhibit focuses on Edgar Degas and friends' efforts to capture life in Paris

An exhibit opening Saturday at The Frick Pittsburgh features works on paper by Degas plus art produced by a number of contemporaries.

4 weeks ago

 "Jupiter and Io" by Richard Claraval.

Art Notes: Art reception includes dance performance

A reception for an exhibition of drawings by Richard Claraval will include improvisational dance by a Pittsburgh duo slowdanger.

4 weeks ago


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