Posts Tagged ‘Pittsburgh’

Dawn Weleski

Dawn Weleski. Conflict Kitchen, 2010-present; Pittsburgh, PA. Courtesy of the Artists.

From our partners at Art Practical, today we bring you a profile of artist Dawn Weleski and her project Conflict Kitchen. Author Matthew Harrison Tedford notes, “…the sorry state of public knowledge about foreign cultures makes even a brief, thoughtful conversation between cashier and customer a monumental achievement…” This article was originally published on May 7, 2014. A recent poll of Americans asked a variety of foreign-policy[.....]

Warhol and Duchamp: Just like Bradshaw and Swann.

If the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh keeps putting on shows like Twisted Pair: Marcel Duchamp/Andy Warhol then maybe the ol’ Burgh deserves a place on the official Dia art pilgrimage map, along with James Turrell’s Roden Crater in Arizona and Walter De Maria’s New Mexican Lightning Field.  Curated by longtime Warhol archivist Matt Wrbican, Twisted Pair is smart, funny and long overdue. Where many[.....]

Kurt Hentschlager

The Chicago-based Austrian artist Kurt Hentschlager’s installation ZEE, which just closed at Wood Street Galleries in Pittsburgh, is impossible to accurately document or describe. In this exhibition, Hentschlager creates an immersive environment of sight and sound reflecting on the nature of human perception and the accelerated impact of new technologies on both individual and collective consciousness. The installation is comprised of a room of an[.....]