Explore nearly six decades of work by one of America’s most influential artists in this dynamic career survey.
Experience museum joy at Carnegie Museum of Art’s signature exhibition since 1896 with artist talks, creative drawing sessions, film screenings, and a steady beat of in-gallery activations.
The 17th edition of the Carnegie Museum of Art’s flagship, quinquennial exhibition will open in October 2018 with full W.A.G.E. certification.
An exhibition joins artworks from the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh and Studio Museum in Harlem. While an astute idea, there’s a sterility to this show that’s underpinned by an uninspired curation.
Here’s a small taste of what this vast country had to offer in art this year.
To Organize Delirium at the Carnegie Museum of Art is Hélio Oiticica’s second retrospective in the US and is the first to delve into the Brazilian artist’s critical New York years.
PITTSBURGH — There are hardly any figures in the Alison Knowles exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, but the presence of bodies, especially that of the artist, resonates throughout the prints, scroll books, and multimedia installations.
Label text rarely describes the life of a painting before it arrived at a museum, yet there’s a whole narrative of ownership in a painting’s journey from an artist’s studio to a static place on the wall.
On April 29, 1974, the prog rock masters King Crimson played a famously furious gig at the Stanley Warner theatre in Pittsburgh, later immortalized as part of the band’s towering 4-disc live set, The Great Deceiver. In 1974, the steel industry was wheezing its way out of town, and the city was careening toward a difficult decade filled with a shifting economy and populace. The malleability of the Crimson dinosaur was exactly what the city was going to need to recover. And they have, thanks to the medical and tech industries (And ROBOTS!).
In the 70’s, out of the ashes and soot of the crumble came something extraordinary for the art world. In 1977, Barbara Luderowski founded The Mattress Factory, an installation space that is the highlight and anchor of every visit I make to the city. Yet, too many people I know still think of Pittsburgh as it was in the famous painting by Aaron Henry Gorson pictured here. Let’s work on that. Starting with the fact that a visit to the ‘Burgh is almost always a galvanizing one.