At age 8, Mel Bochner spent Saturday mornings boarding the trolley near his East End home, handing the conductor 8 cents and then traveling alone to Carnegie Museum of Art. It was 1949, and Bochner was headed to his weekly Tam O’Shanter art class. There he met creative kids from all over Allegheny County, and … Continued
Whether using canvas, ceramics, or textiles, today’s contemporary artists are rethinking what else a painting can be.
Reflecting a world in transition, artists use their stage to wrestle with the past and confront contemporary issues of borders, boundaries, and labor.
Nearly all of the artwork for this year’s Carnegie International is being created new for the exhibition—and, in turn, for Pittsburgh. Curator Ingrid Schaffner started her travel research in 2016, right after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, known as Brexit, and not long before Donald Trump was elected president. “International has … Continued
In a rewriting of history, Devan Shimoyama constructs his own magic, reclaiming moments of sorrow and fear as beauty for queer black men.
In a major reimagining of its postwar and contemporary galleries, Carnegie Museum of Art teases out art’s unique ability to link past and present.
Pre-Mad Men, Andy Warhol took Madison Avenue by storm with his unconventional and wildly successful illustrations for mass-market advertising, setting the stage for his rise as Pop pioneer.
The longtime curator reflects on 27 years of artful collaboration—and winning sports teams.
Part of Andy Warhol’s Pop-art genius is rooted in his boyhood fascination with movie stars, the springboard for a lifelong infatuation with fame and celebrity culture.
These art collectors get great satisfaction building their collections—and giving them away.