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Nick Bubash: The Patron Saint of White Guys That Went Tribal and Other Works at The Andy Warhol Museum, June 15-Sept. 15

Nick Bubash: The Patron Saint of White Guys That Went Tribal and Other Works at The Andy Warhol Museum, June 15-Sept. 15

CURRENT

3rd Street Gallery. Waterworks (Pittsburgh Watercolor Society membership show), through May 25.

707 Penn Gallery. Adult Arcade (immersive multimedia installation by Marc Burgess), through May 17.

709 Penn Gallery. Cast of Characters (international group show for character-driven work), through May 17.

943 Liberty Avenue. Path: Installation by Elin Hansdottir (maze-like installation), ongoing.

American Jewish Museum. A Stitch in Jewish Time: Provocative Textiles (group exhibition of artists from the U.S. and abroad), through July 28.

The Andy Warhol Museum. I Just Want to Watch (Warhol's film, TV and video work), ongoing.

Artists Image Resource. ART: Printmaking (National Society of Arts and Letters Pittsburgh chapter show), through May 20.

Associated Artists of Butler County. Spring Art Show, through June 21.

Assemble Artspace. See for Yourself (projects and robots by the Community Robotics, Education and Technology Empowerment Lab), through May 31.

August Wilson Center. SOLO Exhibits (fiber art, printmaking, painting and sculpture by Leslie Ansley, Jo-Anne Bates and Tina Brewer), through June 29.

be Galleries. Vivian Fliegel — The Latest Works, through June 22.

Boulevard Gallery. Travels Behind the Lens (photographer Mary Beth Kratsas and mixed-media artist Aldrich Jenkins), through May 25.

Box Heart Gallery. Urban Blues (paintings by Richard Pian), through May 25.

Brew House Space 101. Botanizing the Asphalt (work by Edith Abeyta), through June 17.

Carnegie Museum of Art. 20/20: Celebrating Two Decades of the Heinz Architectural Center, through May 19. Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 102nd Annual Exhibition, through June 23. "Japan is the Key ...": Collecting Prints and Ivories, 1900-1920, through July 21. Teenie Harris Photographs: Focus on Hair, ongoing. Plus permanent exhibits.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History. BugWorks (photography, specimens and live bugs), through July 28. Garden of Light: Works by Paul Crevoshay (nature-inspired jewelry), through Aug. 11. 

Carnegie Science Center. Highmark Sports Works, Omnimax Theater, Buhl Digital Planetarium, roboworld and other permanent and ongoing exhibits, shows and activities.

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. Newly reopened Waterplay exhibit, plus Attic, Backyard, Garden, Fred Rogers & Us and other ongoing exhibits and programs.

Christine Frechard Gallery. Connie Cantor (paintings), Jean Gaudaire-Thor (paintings) and Heather Tabacchi (photographs), through June 3.

Fe Gallery. Alabaster Blast (contemporary fiber-arts group show), through Sat., May 18.

Filmmakers Galleries. E Block (Mark Perrott's photos of Western Penitentiary), through June 15.

Fort Pitt Museum. Exhibits on colonial history in the region, ongoing. Plus: Summer Saturdays at the Fort (living-history demonstrations on colonial life), June 8, July 4, July 14 and Aug. 10. 

Frick Art Museum. A Kind of Alchemy: Medieval Persian Ceramics (touring exhibit), through June 16.

Future Tenant. Live, Waste, Live (window exhibit by Marie Barcic), through May 30.

Galerie Werner. RETROFRESH (contemporary realist and abstract paintings by artists including James Kennedy and Claire Hardy), through Sept. 15.

Gallerie Chiz. Jeffrey Moyer and Holly Van Dine, through June 1.

The Gallery 4. Toys in the Attic (recent works by Alessandra Sulpy), through May 25.

The Gallery on 43rd. April in Paris (new photographs by Scott Davidson), through Sat., May 18.

Garfield Artworks. Faith in Rituals (themed group show), through May 25.

Greensburg Art Center. All Things Bright and Beautiful, through June 21.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. Artwear 2013: Melissa Lobaugh, through May 31. 40th Hoyt Regional Juried Exhibition, through June 1.

Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. What We Collect: Recent Art Acquisitions, 2007-2012 (botanical illustrations from the 19th century to the present), through June 30.

International Images. First Annual Student Show (university students), through June 31.

Mattress Factory. Screenings (installation of spontaneous film sketches inspired by the museum's Gestures series), through May 23. Feminist and ... (group show), through May 26.

Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village. Exhibits on local prehistoric societies including a famed archaeological site, plus a 16th-century Indian village and colonial-era village. 15th Annual Atlatl Competition (prehistoric spear-throwing), June 15; Independence Day Celebration, July 4; and Insider Tour of Meadowcroft Rockshelter, July 6, Sept. 14, Oct. 12 and Nov. 9.

Miller Gallery. I'm Feeling Lucky (Carnegie Mellon 2013 senior student art exhibition), through May 18.

ModernFormations. "In-Visible": When Personal Is Political (works by Dafna Rehavia-Hanauer), through May 31.

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery. teapots! (seventh invitational, featuring 60-plus artists), through June 11.

North Hills Art Center. Regional Show (multi-media juried art), through June 14.

Panza Gallery. Significant & Sublime: The Critical Role of Art Teachers in Public Education (group show featuring area teachers), through June 1.

Phipps Conservatory. Botanicals gardens. Temporary and seasonal exhibits include: Butterfly Forest, through Sept. 2; Summer Flower Show (with glass art), through Oct. 6; and Tropical Forest India, ongoing.

Photo Antiquities. The history of photography in images and equipment, plus preservation and educational exhibits, ongoing. 

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Fiberart International 2013, through Aug. 18. 30:2 (Associated Artists of Pittsburgh exhibit), through Aug. 18. Solo shows by Maggie Mills, Kay Healy and Allison Kaufman, from Philadelphia's Center for Emerging Visual Artists, through Aug. 18.

Pittsburgh Glass Center. Consciousness (flame-worked glass by Eunsuh Choi), through June 16.

Point Park University. Silk Road (images from 1972 from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal and India), at the Lawrence Hall Gallery, through Aug. 9.

Sen. John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center. Art of the Steelers, through June 2. From Slavery to Freedom, ongoing. SmartSteps, ongoing. Plus permanent exhibitions and Sports Museum. 

Shady Side Academy. Art Beat (group show by 19 emerging or established local artists), through May 24.

Silver Eye Center for Photography. Continuum: Doug DuBois and Aaron Blum, through June 1.

Society for Contemporary Craft. Fiberart International (group show), through Aug. 18.

Society for Contemporary Craft Satellite Gallery. Kevin Turner: New Work (ceramic sculpture), through June 2.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown. Respect in Retrospect: The Photography of Amelia Patsy (Western Pennsylvania industrial history), through July 6.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley. Highlights from the Permanent Collection: Celebration of the Wolf Family Donations (including works by Hart Benton, Calder, Cassatt and Warhol), through Aug. 4.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Lost & Found: Sustainable High Fashion, through May 31.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Aaronel deRoy Gruber: Art(ist) in Motion (sculpture by the late iconic Pittsburgh artist), through June 2. Pop-Up Exhibitions: Amy DiPlacido and Scott Turri, through June 2.

WildCard. PGH365: AIGA Pittsburgh's Annual Design Competition and Exhibition, through June 3.

Wood Street Galleries. Memento Mori (kinetic-sculpture-based installations by Gregory Barsamian), through June 16.

click to enlarge One and the Same (Susan Philipsz's sound installation) at the Carnegie Museum of Art, May 18-July 14. - IMAGE COURTESY OF TRADITIONAL ARTS IN UPSTATE NEW YORK
  • Image courtesy of Traditional Arts in Upstate New York
  • One and the Same (Susan Philipsz's sound installation) at the Carnegie Museum of Art, May 18-July 14.

MAY

707 Penn Gallery. Talus (paintings by Lindsay Merrill and Paul Rouphail), May 31-June 30.

709 Penn Gallery. Al Bright: Abstract Jazz Works (paintings), May 31-June 30.

August Wilson Center. Call and Response (oil paintings by local artist Marlana Vassar), Fri., May 17-Aug. 31.

Box Heart Gallery. Marshes, Mountains, and Fields: Small Landscapes, Big Views (paintings by Crista Pisano), May 28-June 22 (June 1 reception).

Carnegie Museum of Art. One and the Same (Susan Philipsz's sound installation), May 18-July 14.

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog opens Fri., May 18.

Silver Eye Center for Photography. 8 x 8 Photo Party (party and sale), Fri., May 17.

Space Gallery. On the Glass Surf (multimedia exhibit by Thad Kellstadt), May 17-June 30.

Toonseum. Reuben Awards Exhibit (seven decades of the country's top cartooning honor, in conjunction with the National Cartoonists Society Conference), opens May 23.

Unsmoke Systems Artspace. PGH Photo Fair (featuring internationally-known dealers, museum-quality prints and photo-based art), May 18 and 19.

 

click to enlarge Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: S/HE IS HERE at The Andy Warhol Museum, June 15-Sept. 15. - ART BY GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE
  • Art by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
  • Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: S/HE IS HERE at The Andy Warhol Museum, June 15-Sept. 15.

JUNE

The Andy Warhol Museum. Genesis Breyer P-Orridge: S/HE IS HERE (showcase of work by the famed avant-garde artist and musician), June 15-Sept. 15. Caldwell Linker: All Through the Night (local artist's photos of Pittsburgh's LGBQT community), June 15-Sept. 15. Nick Bubash: The Patron Saint of White Guys That Went Tribal and Other Works (local artist and tattooist's first solo museum exhibition, centering on found-object sculptures), June 15-Sept. 15.

Artists Image Resource. Ten or Twenty in Twenty Thirteen (annual fundraising party), June 1.

Associated Artists of Butler County. Photo show, June 29-July 27. 

click to enlarge The Way and The Wayfarers (paintings by Joshua Hogan) at Box Heart Gallery, June 25-July 20
  • The Way and The Wayfarers (paintings by Joshua Hogan) at Box Heart Gallery, June 25-July 20

borelli-edwards Galleries. Atticus Adams – Summertime, June 29-July 27.

Boulevard Gallery. Work by Richard P. Rauso (watercolor) and Leslie Sorg (batiks & oils), June 1-28.

Box Heart Gallery. The Way and the Wayfarers (paintings by Joshua Hogan), June 25-July 20 (June 29 reception).

Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Roads of Arabia (cultural history of the Arabian Peninsula), June 22-Nov. 3. Tlingit Totem Pole carving and installation by Tommy Joseph, June 1-21.

Carnegie Science Center. Butterfly Weekend (with Phipps Conservatory), June 1 and 2. Bikes: Science on Two Wheels opens June 15. USS Requin Behind-the-Scenes Tech Tours, June 23, July 7 and 21, Aug. 4 and 25, and Sept. 8.

Christine Frechard Gallery. Melanie Werner Collection, June 4-July 11.

Gallerie Chiz. Chris Visgitis and Todd Sanders, June 7-29.

Filmmakers Galleries. Ink and Silver (group show by advanced photography students), June 28-Sept. 13.

FirstFriday ArtWalk. Gallery crawl on Ellsworth Avenue, Shadyside, June 7.

The Gallery 4. Terrifyingly Elegant Cake Sculptures by Scott Hove, June 1-29.

Gay & Lesbian Community Center. Super! (exhibit exploring the homoerotic subtext of superhero culture), opens June 2. 

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. A Landscape for All Seasons (group show), June 4-July 26.

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Copper Foil Portraits from the 1940s-1970s by Irma Freeman, June 7-July 5.

Mattress Factory. Annual Urban Garden Party, June 21.

Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery. glassweekend '13 (group show), June 21-Sept. 28.

ModernFormations. David Grim, June 7-28.

Photo Antiquities. The Civil War (rare and historic glass-plate negatives), June 1-July 31.

Sen. John Heinz Pittsburgh History Center. Pennsylvania's Civil War, June 22-Jan. 4.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Pittsburgh Tattoo Works III, June 7-July 18.

Three Rivers Arts Festival. With artists' market, outdoor installations and juried visual-art show, June 7-16.

Unblurred. Gallery crawl on Penn Avenue, Bloomfield, Friendship and Garfield, June 7.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Pop-Up Exhibitions: Mark Barill and Dorion Barill, June 5-30.

WildCard. Craft Hard: Art Inspired by Action Movies (group show of visual art, needlepoint and quilts), opens June 6.

click to enlarge Lifeforms at Pittsburgh Glass Center, July 5-Nov. 17. - ART BY JACCI DELANEY.
  • Art by Jacci Delaney.
  • Lifeforms at Pittsburgh Glass Center, July 5-Nov. 17.

 

JULY

709 Penn Gallery. Chris McGinnis: The Productive Machine (oil paintings and video installation), July 12-Sept. 1.

Artists Image Resource. Garage Sale (affordable work by working artists clearing out their studios), July 6.

Associated Artists of Butler County. Cranberry Invitational Show, opens July 10. Cranberry Community Days (featuring art fair), July 11-13

August Wilson Center. The Art of Elizabeth Catlett from the Collection of Samella Lewis (more than 30 works by the late African-American sculptor), July 12-Sept. 13.

Boulevard Gallery. Pat Nigro (watercolor) and Ilona Ralston (hand-painted glass), July 6-27.

Box Heart Gallery. Mythical Tales, Flight Paths, and Figures of the Sky (mixed-media works on paper by John Humphries), July 23-Aug. 17 (July 27 reception).

Christine Frechard Gallery. Marc Brun, July 12-Aug. 23.

FirstFriday ArtWalk. Gallery crawl on Ellsworth Avenue, Shadyside, July 5.

Frick Art Museum. Clayton Days Revisited: A Project by Vik Muniz (restaging of 1999 interpretative photography project), July 13-Oct. 27.

Gallerie Chiz. Photography — Invited Group Show, July 5-27.

The Gallery 4. Kawaii, the Japanese Sense of Cuteness, by Hiromi Ikeda, July 6-27.

Mattress Factory. Chiharu Shiota (Japanese artist's installation and the first exhibit in the museum's new building), opens July 12. 

ModernFormations. Benedict Oddi, July 5-Aug. 16.

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. Downtown gallery crawl, July 12.

Pittsburgh Glass Center. Lifeforms (group show inspired by vintage biological models), July 5-Nov. 17.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown. The Art of Healing Exhibition: Reflections 2013 (work by Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center patients), July 12-Aug. 24).

Unblurred. Gallery crawl on Penn Avenue, Bloomfield, Friendship and Garfield, July 5.

 

AUGUST

borelli-edwards Galleries. Caitlyn Burroughs – Miniatures, Aug. 10 to Sept. 7.

Boulevard Gallery. Mary Ellen McShea (oil, watercolor and acrylic) and Melissa Cooper (fiber), Aug. 3-30.

Box Heart Gallery. Julia (paintings by Sonja Sweterlitsch), Aug. 20-Sept. 14 (Aug. 24 reception).

FirstFriday ArtWalk. Gallery crawl on Ellsworth Avenue, Shadyside, Aug. 2.

Gallerie Chiz. Scott Hunter, Aug. 2-31.

The Gallery 4. "Elaborately staged oil paintings and props," by Leslie Minnis, Aug. 3-24.

Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. Claire Hardy: Pittsburgh Steel Mill Project, Aug. 6-Sept. 27. Work by Dee Briggs (sculpture), Aug. 6-Sept. 27.

Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Automata: A Kinetic Art Show (group exhibition), Aug. 2-Sept. 5.

Photo Antiquities. Hand-Tinted Vintage Photographs (on tin, paper and glass), Aug. 1-Sept. 30.

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley. Frudakis: Two Generations of Sculpture, Aug. 16-Nov. 10.

Unblurred. Gallery crawl on Penn Avenue, Bloomfield, Friendship and Garfield, Aug. 2.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Pop-Up Exhibitions: Brian McCall, Ryan Taylor and Joe Wos, Aug. 7-Sept. 1 (at Westmoreland @rt 30).

 

Index

3rd Street Gallery. Carnegie, 412-276-5233.
707 Penn Gallery. Downtown, 412-325-7017.
709 Penn Gallery. Downtown, 412-281-8723.
American Jewish Museum. Squirrel Hill, 412-521-8010.
The Andy Warhol Museum. North Side, 412-237-8300.
Artists Image Resource. North Side, 412-321-8664.
Assemble Artspace. Garfield, www.assemblepgh.org.
Associated Artists of Butler County. Butler, 724-283-6922.
August Wilson Center for African American Culture. Downtown, 412-258-2700.
Be Galleries. Lawrenceville, 412-687-2606.
Boulevard Gallery. Verona, 412-721-0943.
Box Heart Gallery. Bloomfield, 412-687-8858.
Brew House Space 101. South Side, 412-381-7767.
Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History. Oakland, 412-622-3131.
Carnegie Science Center. North Side, 412-237-3400.
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. North Side, 412-322-5058.
Christine Frechard Gallery. Squirrel Hill, 412-421-8888.
Fe Gallery. Lawrenceville, 412-860-6028.
Filmmakers Galleries. North Oakland, 412-681-5449.
Fort Pitt Museum. Downtown, 412-281-9284.
Frick Art & Historical Center. Point Breeze, 412-371-0600.
Future Tenant. Downtown, 412-325-7037.
Galerie Werner. Shadyside, 412-716-1390.
Gallerie Chiz. Shadyside, 412-441-6005.
The Gallery 4. Shadyside, 412-363-5050.
Gallery on 43rd Street. Lawrenceville, 412-683-6488.
Garfield Artworks. Garfield, 412-361-2262.
Gay & Lesbian Community Center. Downtown, 412-422-0114.
Greensburg Art Center. Greensburg, 724-837-6791.
Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts. New Castle, 724-652-2882.
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation. Oakland, 412-268-2434.
International Images. Sewickley, 412-741-3036. 
Irma Freeman Center for Imagination. Bloomfield, 412-924-0634.
Mattress Factory. North Side, 412-231-3169.
Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village. Avella, Pa., 587-3412.
Miller Gallery. Carnegie Mellon campus, Oakland, 412-268-3618.
ModernFormations Gallery. Garfield, 412-362-0274.
Morgan Contemporary Glass. Shadyside, 412-441-5200.
North Hills Art Center. Ross Township, 412-364-3622.
Photo Antiquities. North Side, 412-231-7881.
Phipps Conservatory. Oakland, 412-622-6914.
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Shadyside, 412-361-0873.
Pittsburgh Glass Center. Friendship, 412-365-2145.
Point Park University. Downtown, www.pointpark.edu.
Sen. John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center. Strip District, 412-454-6000.
Shady Side Academy. Fox Chapel, www.shadysideacademy.org.
Silver Eye Center for Photography. South Side, 412-431-1810.
Society for Contemporary Craft. Strip District, 412-261-7003.
Society for Contemporary Craft Satellite Gallery. Downtown, 412-261-7003.
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown. 814-269-7234.
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley. 724-238-6015. 
Space Gallery. Downtown, 412-325-7723.
Sweetwater Center for the Arts. Sewickley, 412-741-4405.
Three Rivers Arts Festival. Downtown, 412-281-8723.
Toonseum. Downtown, 412-232-0199.
UnSmoke Systems Artspace. Braddock, www.unsmokeartspace.com.
Westmoreland Museum of American Art. Greensburg, 724-837-1500.
WildCard. Lawrenceville, 412-224-2651.
Wood Street Galleries. Downtown, 412-471-5605.

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