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Wasteland-scapes: Frick Fine Arts Building hosts environmentally-conscious art exhibits

Wasteland-scapes: Frick Fine Arts Building hosts environmentally-conscious art exhibits

By Prachi Patel / Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Art, Culture, Top Stories

Floorboards creaked as visitors shuffled around to get a closer view of the medley of landscapes, which included underwater photographs, silk Chinese scrolls depicting sloping mountains and an Inuit print of a sea-goddess. The University Art Gallery hosted a joint opening of two art exhibitions ...

Ghost Signs Haunt Pittsburgh’s Skyline

Ghost Signs Haunt Pittsburgh’s Skyline

By Allison Latzko / Staff Writer

March 26, 2014


Filed under Archives

On an old brick building along Decatur Street in Pittsburgh, a faded black and white Valley Dairy”sign remains on the cracked red brick. The sign is still legible, but worn. Vines have begun to creep over the paint and the decrepit structure, leaving an incomplete, obtrusive and even ghostly image. ...

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