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Frontpage of “India in America”: East Indian Furnishings between Ahmedabad and Bryn Mawr by Katie Loney

 

Digital Exhibition Maps Agency and Identity through Furnishings

Author: Katie Loney

PhD Student in History of Art and Architecture and Graduate Student Assistant in Public History

Categories: 
  • Agency
  • Identity
  • Mobility/Exchange
  • Graduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Fig1. Margarat Honda. Frog, 2019. Multimedia. Carnegie Museum of Art

 

Belly Up: or, A Journey Through The History of Art In the Shape of a Frog

Author: Christopher Nygren

Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and Director, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program

In September 2019, the Carnegie Museum of Art installed a new work in the Forum Gallery: Frog is a five-foot long sculpture of a frog that Margaret Honda created in collaboration with Hollywood propmakers (fig.1). 

Categories: 
  • Faculty Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Fletcher Martin, Contract Miner, 1947

 

Who are the Workers?

Author: Joshua McDermott

PhD student in Sociology and Work Forces workshop participant

Categories: 
  • Graduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Andrey Avinoff, Early American Room, 1938-1937

 

From Massachusetts to Manila: George Clapp and the Nationality Rooms

Author: Ellen Downs

HAA 1020 Exhibition Development student - Fall 2019

Categories: 
  • Undergraduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh
 

What is your aluminum story?

Author: Sylvia Rhor Samaniego

Director, University Art Gallery

“What is your aluminum story?” That was the question we posed to visitors on Saturday, November 2 when the University Art Gallery (UAG) teamed up with Rivers of Steel (RoS) Arts to host a Hot Metal Happening in front of the Frick Fine Arts Building in Oakland. 

Categories: 
  • UAG
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh
 

Collective Book Launch for Jennifer Josten, Caitlin Bruce, Harris Feinsod

Author: Rebecca Giordano 

PhD Student in History of Art and Architecture

Categories: 
  • Graduate Work
  • Faculty Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Arushi Sahai introducing the director Avijit Mukul Kishore

 

Nostalgia for the Future

Author: Arushi Sahai

PhD Student in History of Art and Architecture

Homes are machines that we live in. 

Categories: 
  • Graduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Terry Smith, Iva Čukić, Milica Pekić, and Luka Knežević Strika

 

Contemporary Art Practices in Serbia

Author: Ilhan Ozan

PhD Student in History of Art and Architecture

Categories: 
  • Graduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Jon working at the Community Plaza in July 2019

 

Art for Us with Rivers of Steel

Author: Jon Engel, Milton Fine Museum Profession Fellow at Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area – Summer 2019

Categories: 
  • Academic Interns
  • Undergraduate Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

Photo of the author, looking at archival materials at Senator John Heinz History Center

 

Woodworking in the Steel City: the History of Carpentry and Carpenters

Author: Paula Kane,

Professor and Marous Chair, Religious Studies Department and Work Forces workshop participant

Categories: 
  • Faculty Work
  • Collecting Knowledge Pittsburgh

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