Summer 2019

Cover Story

Design with a Difference

The future of design is about function, style, and choice—for all.

By Cristina Rouvalis

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Features


Subverted Glamour

Post-punk icon and multidisciplinary artist Kim Gordon explores Andy Warhol’s early artistic influence and what it means to be visible.

By Lynne Margolis

Impressions of Urban Beauty

How the haze of industry inspired Monet and his contemporaries—sometimes driving them back to the same subject, again and again.

By Barbara Klein

Field Lessons

Whether she’s in the rainforests of Malaysian Borneo or the city parks of Pittsburgh, tropical ecologist Jennifer Sheridan is living her best life, and she wants young people to have the same opportunity. Where to start? Just pick up a frog.

By Jason Bittel

Also in this Issue


 
Your Support Matters

Donor Listing

Thank you to our 2018 members and donors

Dandy Andy

Art + Ideas

Celebrating Andy Warhol the gay icon.

By Cristina Rouvalis

Bugs at Work

Sights Unseen

Inside the collections at Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

By Julie Hannon

Given to Giving

Giving Forward

A museum “fangirl” turns the corner to also becoming a museum donor.

By Rachael A. Moss

A Submarine for Pittsburgh

Glad You Asked

A member asks: How did the Science Center end up with a submarine, and how did it get here?

Q + A: Justin Tognarine

Q + A

In conversation with Carnegie Science Center’s operation manager and accessibility coach.

By Julie Hannon

 
Seen + Heard: Summer 2019

Seen + Heard

In brief, what’s new around the museums.

 
Five Things: Summer 2019

Five Things

Art and science news you can use.

 
A Game-Changing Gift

First Look

A glimpse at something new, novel, or rarely seen at Carnegie Museums.

 
Director’s Note: Summer 2019

Director's Note

A message from Eric Crosby

Charles “Teenie” Harris, Children at play, street no. 8, c. 1960, Carnegie Museum of Art, Heinz Family Fund

Big Picture

Summer in Pittsburgh, c. 1960. Charles “Teenie” Harris (1908–1998) photographed Pittsburgh’s African American community from 1935 to 1975. His archive of nearly 80,000 images, housed at Carnegie Museum of Art, is one of the most detailed and intimate records of the black urban experience known today