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Pop into the newest place on campus for student art at the Pop Art Den

Pop into the newest place on campus for student art at the Pop Art Den

By Delilah Bourque and Beatrice McDermott, The Pitt News Staff

March 5, 2020

Pop into the University Store and you’ll see Pitt’s newly established Pop Art Den — a pop-up shop that sells more than just pop art.

Pittsburgh artists reflect on femininity and female bodies in two new exhibits

Pittsburgh artists reflect on femininity and female bodies in two new exhibits

By Nadiya Greaser, For The Pitt News

February 18, 2020

The oil paintings were part of an exhibit on Mary Ethel McAuley, a Pittsburgh journalist and artist, and the quilted skirt was part of an accompanying exhibit called Three Artists (Three Women). The exhibits will be on display in the University Art Gallery until March 28.

Pitt professor Barbara Weissberger creates new life in “Mother” art exhibit

Pitt professor Barbara Weissberger creates new life in “Mother” art exhibit

By Beatrice McDermott, For The Pitt News

February 11, 2020

An array of disembodied, floating eyeballs watched from above as people of all ages cradled squishy, handmade fabric intestines in their arms at the Silver Eye Center for Photography in Bloomfield Friday night.

The ‘Art’ of Storytelling: Pitt students find their voice by combining art and social media businesses

The ‘Art’ of Storytelling: Pitt students find their voice by combining art and social media businesses

By Emma Maurice, Senior Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

For some Pitt students, a love of crafting, art and storytelling has manifested itself into a small business that generates them more than some extra cash — it’s helping them connect with their families and build lasting friendships.

Creative Research Exhibition showcases work from summer 2019 fellowships

Creative Research Exhibition showcases work from summer 2019 fellowships

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

The 11th Annual Summer 2019 Creative Research Exhibition opened this past Thursday. The exhibition presents the works of six artists who pursued summer research opportunities through the University Honors College.

Circles: Till Infinity – The Celebration of Mac Miller’s Posthumous Album

January 20, 2020

Over the weekend, hundreds of fans came to a pop-up in the North Side to celebrate the release of Mac Miller's posthumous album, 'Circles'. See what some had to say about how his music impacted their lives.

Stitches for a cause: making knit work with the Fiber Arts Crew

Stitches for a cause: making knit work with the Fiber Arts Crew

By MJ LaRocque, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

What started as one group of people in one small town eight miles outside of Harrisburg, the Fiber Arts Crew is now spread out across the University’s regional campuses.

Pittsburgh painter captures reactions to “Lest We Forget”

Pittsburgh painter captures reactions to “Lest We Forget”

By Emily Wolfe, Contributing Editor

January 7, 2020

Emily Loeb noticed a man taking photographs as she and two companions walked through the “Lest We Forget” exhibition on the Cathedral of Learning lawn last fall, but she didn’t think much of it.

Mixing mediums with the Creative Arts Ensemble

Mixing mediums with the Creative Arts Ensemble

By Diana Velasquez, Staff Writer

January 6, 2020

Many scholars of fine arts consider themselves to be masters of one discipline, such as music, or painting or poetry. Some Pitt students had the opportunity last semester to take a class that challenged that notion.

From Phipps to the Carnegie Museum of Art: all the culture new to Pitt in 2020

From Phipps to the Carnegie Museum of Art: all the culture new to Pitt in 2020

By Delilah Bourque, Culture Editor

January 6, 2020

As the spring semester begins and classes resume, finding something to do is a challenge for many in the dreary, often cold and wet weather in the Pittsburgh wintertime.

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