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Art Review: ‘Palimpsests: Ghost Signs of Pittsburgh’ at Filmmakers

By Kurt Shaw
They’re all around us, fading signs of times gone by. In a city like Pittsburgh, history is inescapable. And that’s no more true than at …

Carnegie International’s success keeps it as one of Pittsburgh’s art gems

By Rachel Weaver
Over the last few weeks, pieces of art that drew visitors from around the world to Pittsburgh have been making their way home — some …

Carnegie museum exhibit explores race relations

By Melissa Daniels
Florence Saint-Jean saw Wall Street bankers on the subway next to homeless people while she grew up in New York. Race, background and income didn’t matter underground. Saint-Jean, 29, a doctoral student at Duquesne University, views Pittsburgh differently. Here, addresses …

Silver Eye benefit is great way to get into collecting

By Kurt Shaw
It may be two weeks away, but Silver Eye Center for Photography’s biennial photography auction is already much anticipated by collectors, many of whom crowded …

Andy Warhol Museum nearly done with repurposing, redesign

By Alice T. Carter
If you haven’t been to the Andy Warhol Museum recently, it’s time for a second look. After 20 years in its North Shore home, the …

Art Review: ‘Rejuvenate’ at Gallerie Chiz

By Kurt Shaw
“Rejuvenate” is a fitting title for the current exhibit at Gallerie Chiz in Shadyside, because it offers fresh perspectives — in paint on canvas by …

Exhibit offers unique ‘Visions’ from women artists

By Kurt Shaw
In celebration of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the National Association of Women Artists, Point Park University has mounted a juried exhibition of …

Art Review: ‘Flow: Recent Iterations in Clay’ at Borelli-Edwards Galleries

By Kurt Shaw
The exhibit “Flow: Recent Iterations in Clay,” on display at Borelli-Edwards Galleries in Lawrenceville, features a perfect pairing — the work of ceramicists Laura Jean …

Jewish Community Center exhibit revisits artist’s ghosts

By Kurt Shaw
Micaela Amateau Amato’s latest exhibit, “Cante Jondo for Tikkun Olam,” on display at the American Jewish Museum at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill, …

Museum exhibit to display history of Harmony

By Rachel Farkas
Visitors will get a chance to experience never-before-seen parts of Harmony’s history in a new exhibit at the Harmony Museum opening in April. “Out of …

Carnegie Museum exhibit on ‘Race’ explores differences, similarities

By Kellie B. Gormly
Race issues aren’t just a cultural thing. There is a science behind the anthropology of race, too, and many people aren’t aware of it, say …

Review: ‘Kevin O’Toole: Recent Works’ at Society for Contemporary Craft

By Kurt Shaw
Think “wood sculpture,” and you’re likely to conjure the folk-art kind of craft that produces duck decoys and whirligigs. But in the hands of Greensburg …

Rare tapestries back at Frick Art Museum after restoration

By Alice T. Carter
Three gems from the Frick Art Museum collection have returned home with a new glow. The tapestries “Two Musicians,” “The Court of Love” and “Lady …

Glassworkers’ collaboration creates inventive objects

By Kurt Shaw
The exhibit “Halfway to Somewhere,” on display in the Hodge Gallery at Pittsburgh Glass Center in Friendship, features new collaborative pieces by glass artists Granite …

Carnegie Museum of Art asked to evaluate mayor’s office’s damaged painting

By Bob Bauder
The city of Pittsburgh has asked the Carnegie Museum of Art to evaluate a damaged oil painting from the mayor’s office, a museum spokesman said. Spokesman Jonathan Gaugler said the museum has the painting of William Pitt the Younger, but …

Review: Solo exhibits at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

By Kurt Shaw
From a wall of pink fiberglass insulation by Wilkinsburg-based artist John Burt Sanders to an igloo made of colored lights that are programmed to respond …

Bridgeville artist’s robots are inanimate, yet much like humans

By Kurt Shaw
From Rosey the Robot of “The Jetsons” to the Roomba vacuum cleaner, modern man has had a fascination with robots, even though the technology to …

Trib artist’s painting chosen for traveling show

By Bob Karlovits
Robert Newell from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review will be showing off his love of the nation’s parks at a three-stop art display that will feature one …

Review: Haylee Ebersole and Blaine Siegel at Penn Galleries

By Kurt Shaw
Two art installations, side by side in downtown Pittsburgh, offer two perspectives on the subject of transformation. Haylee Ebersole’s “Porous Sediments” exhibit explores one medium, …

Qualters exhibit offers unique look at Pittsburgh

By Kurt Shaw
At the moment, there is perhaps no testament greater to an artistic life well-lived than the exhibit “Robert Qualters: A Life,” on display at Pittsburgh …