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Sylvia Rhor curates arts with academics

Sylvia Rhor curates arts with academics

By Remy Samuels, Staff Writer

March 6, 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

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

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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