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Art review: ‘Jakob Marsico: Traffic Lights’ at Future Tenant

By Kurt Shaw
Like father, like son, the old saying goes. So it is that Jakob Marsico has an exhibit on display, just as his father Dennis Marsico’s ...

East Suburban Artists League marks anniversary with pair of exhibits

By Debbie Black
Six years ago, a flyer about the East Suburban Artists League caught the attention of Gordon Sarti. A retired college administrator, he was interested in ...

Frick director works to make museum more ‘open’

By Alice T. Carter
Whenever Robin Nicholson hears the Frick Art & Historical Center described as a “hidden gem,” he knows he has more work to do. “I like the ...

Works by artist of the year on display in Shadyside

By Kurt Shaw
Over the past 25 years, Dennis Marsico’s photographs have regularly filled the pages of Travel Holiday, Travel & Leisure and The New York Times Sophisticated ...

Art review: ‘Great Waves II’ at Revision Space

By Kurt Shaw
The summer show at Lawrenceville’s Revision Space, “Great Waves II,” is not only notable because of the blue-chip curators who organized it — Eric Shiner, ...

Roberto Clemente beats out Babe Ruth at National Portrait Gallery

By The Washington Post
The people have spoken, and a photo portrait of the late Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Roberto Clemente will be featured at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait ...

Art of the installation requires more than just hanging pictures

By Alice T. Carter
Right now, it’s just a stone cellar room, a pile of wigs and masks, some lengths of 2-by-4 lumber, a soundtrack, a couple of white, ...

Foam forms basis for memory sculptures

By Kurt Shaw
The term “iconic memory” refers to the short-term visual memories we store when seeing something at a fleeting glance. Unlike long-term memories, which can be stored ...

Art review: ‘Summer Group Show’ at Art Space 616

By Kurt Shaw
Summer is more than halfway over, but at Art Space 616 in Sewickley, the work of three local artists shine as bright as the sun ...

Carnegie names new curator for modern art

By Alice T. Carter
Eric Crosby will join the Carnegie Museum of Art as the new Richard Armstrong curator of modern and contemporary art. Crosby, associate curator of visual ...

Spanish artist exhibits more of his love of Pittsburgh

By Kurt Shaw
In 1997, when Spanish painter Felix de la Concha came to Pittsburgh for the first time, he painted the series “365 Views of the Cathedral ...

Art review: ‘Luon St. Pierre: Conversations From the Backseat’ at Gallerie Chiz

By Kurt Shaw
If ever there was an exhibit at Gallerie Chiz in Shadyside that gives one the sense of what this fun and funky art gallery is ...

Layered works at Wood Street Galleries explore erosion of world’s resources

By Kurt Shaw
Fracking in our region is a contentious issue. But it’s also a concern worldwide. Although global shale exploitation hasn’t yet approached the scale seen in ...

Carnegie Museum officials: Murrysville doctor’s donated crocs, ostrich legally obtained

By Kari Andren
Murrysville oncologist Jan Seski followed the proper protocols in donating four animals to the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, officials there said Thursday. The government of ...

Art review: ‘Erin Treacy: Dismantled and Reclaimed’ at Box Heart Gallery

By Kurt Shaw
On display at Box Heart Gallery, “Dismantled and Reclaimed” features new works made from old paintings by New York City artist Erin Treacy. With this new ...

Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s banding program a labor of love for avian expert

By Sean Stipp
You have my word: no birds were harmed in the taking of these photographs. On the contrary, Luke  DeGroote, bird-banding coordinator for the Carnegie Museum ...

Pittsburgh Glass Center exhibits new wares that reinterpret antiquities

By Kurt Shaw
“Out of the Archives and Into the Gallery,” a new exhibit on display in the Pittsburgh Glass Center’s Hodge Gallery, proves that a lot can ...

Art review: ‘Ashley Jean Hickey: I’ve Been Out Walking’ at 709 Penn Gallery

By Kurt Shaw
Nature has a way of working itself into every sculpture, painting and drawing Ashley Jean Hickey creates, either literally or in subject matter. Her solo exhibit ...

Rare Hopper works get their due at Carnegie Museum of Art

By Kurt Shaw
Even though it just opened  July 25, “CMOA Collects Edward Hopper” is already the top exhibit worth seeing at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Not since ...

Collier’s Outlet Barn to showcase artists’ collections

By Rex Rutkoski
As a young emerging artist, Charley Larkin, 24, of Carnegie knows how difficult it can be to get work in front of the public. And, he ...