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Art Review: ‘PhAb Now’ at Pittsburgh Filmmakers Galleries

By Kurt Shaw
At Pittsburgh Filmmakers Galleries in Oakland, “PhAb Now!” is a curious compilation of works by seven artists who have been pushing traditional and digital photographic ...

Associated Artists’ exhibit is worth trip to Youngstown area

By Kurt Shaw
Every year, the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh search for a dramatic location to house their annual exhibition, and this year they have found one in ...

Westmoreland museum brought to life in miniature

By Jacob Tierney
It’s like a dollhouse with a purpose — a museum in miniature, laid out on folding tables. Its foam walls are lined with printed pictures, ...

Art review: Solo exhibits at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

By Kurt Shaw
The landscape paintings of Ron Donoughe’s “90 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods” project, on display at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts through Aug. 9, is definitely something you ...

Creative alliance: Warhol, Pearlstein, Cantor formed bond at Carnegie Tech

By Kurt Shaw
In 1941, while a junior at Taylor Allderdice High School in Squirrel Hill, Philip Pearlstein won first prize in the Scholastic Art Award, a national ...

Art review: ‘Jacqueline Humphries’ at Carnegie Museum of Art

By Kurt Shaw
Jacqueline Humphries’ self-titled solo exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art is a tour de force of light and color. A Brooklyn-based artist, Humphries creates massive ...

New Carnegie Museum director finds inspiration in natural history

By Rex Rutkoski
As a conservationist, dinosaur enthusiast, scientific illustrator, opera singer and prolific author, Eric Dorfman has been praised as a Renaissance man. “It’s something that you can ...

Westmoreland Museum of American Art position renamed for Scaife

By Natasha Lindstrom
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art’s board of trustees voted unanimously to rename the museum’s top executive position after late Tribune-Review publisher and owner Dick Scaife. The title for Judith O’Toole and her successors will change from director/CEO to “The Richard ...

Last chance to see artists’ society exhibit as Three Rivers Arts Festival ends

By Kurt Shaw
With the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival ending today, it’s worth noting that one of the exhibits farthest away from Point State Park is ...

Warhol Museum spins Stones exhibit around ‘Sticky Fingers’ cover

By Bob Karlovits
A Grammy-nominated album cover designed by Andy Warhol is the heart of a display tied to an upcoming visit of the Rolling Stones. Two tables of ...

Carle’s ‘Very Hungry Caterpillar’ a lot to ruminate over at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

By Michael Machosky
Munch, munch, munch. If you know anything about this caterpillar, you know he’s Very Hungry. Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” is going to nibble ...

Art review: Public Art Walking Tour at Three Rivers Arts Festival

By Kurt Shaw
The 10-day Three Rivers Arts Festival offers a chance to immerse yourself in art, right down to the rocking chairs in front of the main ...

Annual Gettysburg art show looks at an unexpected era

By Kellie B. Gormly
For the 18th year in a row, Allison Park artist John Buxton is bringing some of his original paintings to Gettysburg, where he is joining ...

Three Rivers Arts Festival exhibit celebrates new views

By Kurt Shaw
This year, visitors to the “Juried Visual Art Exhibition,” a must-see component of the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, will notice something different. The ...

Art review: ‘Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern’ at Space

By Kurt Shaw
Artists often employ repetition, rhythm and pattern in the creation of their artwork, especially in the creation of abstract work. Think of it as something ...

Christie’s to auction stunning decor of late Trib owner’s 4 homes

By Natasha Lindstrom
First, the photograph of the cabinet beaming with brightly colored 17th-century stonework grabbed his attention. Then William Strafford, a top European furniture expert at Christie’s auction ...

A&E notebook: ‘Voices’ event to include D-Day veterans’ stories

By Tribune-Review
First-hand accounts from the D-Day invasion of Europe are among the features planned during a day of activities June 6 at the Senator John Heinz History Center in the Strip District. “Voices in the Archives: Capturing WWII Veteran Stories” will include ...

Mattress Factory installation artists use living matter, trash to get to the point

By Kurt Shaw 1:28 p.m.
For “Factory Installed, Part 1,” the latest exhibit to open at the Mattress Factory, eight artists were chosen from a pool of more than 500 ...

Art review: ‘The World Revolves Around You’ at Wood Street Galleries

By Kurt Shaw
If you think the world revolves around you, then you’ll certainly get a kick out of the exhibit at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Wood Street ...

Acme man’s ephemeral sculptures appear to defy laws of physics

By Jacob Tierney
Tim Anderson is always chasing the “zero point.” It’s what he calls a moment of perfect balance when his creations hang perfectly in the air and ...