The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Greer Lankton’s Science Fictions art exhibit in the University Art Gallery.

University Art Gallery exhibitions look to ‘show the richness’ of queer artists

By Trinity Foster, For The Pitt News October 31, 2022
Semester-long exhibitions about artists Greer Lankton and Andrey Avinoff at the University Art Gallery highlight their identities and the queer experience.
The University Art Gallery welcomed guests back in-person with live music and art from members of Womens of Vision, Inc. on Wednesday.

Women of Visions celebrates 40 years

By Sinead McDevitt, Contributing Editor October 21, 2021
Live music and art welcomed guests back to the University Art Gallery on Wednesday, marking both the 40th anniversary of the formation of Women of Visions as well as the gallery’s first in-person exhibit since February 2020.
The University Art Gallery will open its first online exhibition Wednesday.

University Art Gallery “illuminates” world of medieval manuscripts

By Anna Ligorio, Senior Staff Writer November 17, 2020
The University Art Gallery will open their first online exhibition, “A Nostalgic Filter: Medieval Manuscripts in the Digital Age” with a virtual conversation and exhibit tour on Wednesday at 12 p.m.
The oil paintings of Mary Ethel McAuley, a Pittsburgh journalist and artist, are on display in the Frick Fine Arts building.

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.
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.

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.
Nina Youngs photograph titled, Kings Plaza, is part of the Shifting Ground expedition hosted by the University Art Gallery. (Photo courtesy of Nina Young)

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...

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...

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