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

The oil paintings of Mary Ethel McAuley, a Pittsburgh journalist and artist, are on display in the Frick Fine Arts building.

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.

Sylvia Rhor curates arts with academics

Sylvia Rhor’s responsibilities as curator and director of Pitt’s University Art Gallery involve managing the collection’s care, curating exhibitions and touring visiting groups.

By Remy Samuels, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Sylvia Rhor is the curator and director of Pitt’s University Art Gallery in the Frick Fine Arts building, where she organizes collections and creates exhibitions for the public — something she never dreamed of doing as a child.

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

Nina Young's photograph titled,

By Prachi Patel / Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

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 ...

University Art Gallery rediscovers its own collection in new exhibit

University Art Gallery rediscovers its own collection in new exhibit

By John Lavanga / A&E Editor

September 9, 2013

On the back wall of the University Art Gallery rests Gino Severini’s “Nature Morte,” a 1958 color lithograph characterized by an abstract, highly angular array of colored shapes and playing-card symbols that seem as though they are on the verge of motion. Though Severini is best known for his work as a p...

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