The Pitt News

Art here, there and everywhere: Pitt to catalog, purchase public art

Provost Ann Cudd and Assistant Provost Nancy Tannery stand next to a board that displayed the words “But is it art?” after having water poured on it.

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Thousands of Oakland residents pass through “Light Up,” the large yellow sculpture in Posvar Hall Plaza, on their way to classes or meetings everyday, not thinking twice about it. But on Thursday, it was the center of attention.

It’s not a giraffe: the truth about Pitt’s mystery sculpture

It's not a giraffe: the truth about Pitt's mystery sculpture

By Grace Kelly / Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

As the cool autumn air whisks its way into Pittsburgh and strips away the amber foliage, the taxi-yellow sculpture that sits between Posvar Hall and Hillman Library seems to shine even more brightly. But what exactly is this mysterious sculpture?Possible answers as to its identity range from awkward gir...

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper
art on campus