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Winter Art

The new Silver Eye Center exhibit Fellowship 16 features the work of two winning photographers: Hong Kong-born Ka-Man Tse’s series “Narrow Distance” seeks to draw connections between LGBT culture and the Asian-Pacific Islander community, while Pittsburgher Aaron Blum offers “A Guide to Folk Taxonomy,” which explores the mysteries of Appalachia. Jan. 29-April 2. South Side. 412-431-1810 or

Flying lizards are real! Or, were once. Check out the latest findings about long-ago flying reptiles in Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. The exhibit features fossils and casts, plus life-sized models, videos and interactive exhibits. Jan. 30-May 22. Oakland. 412-622-3131 or

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Photo courtesy of ©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
Andy Warhol, Michael Chow, 1984, Collection of Michael and Eva Chow, at The Andy Warhol Museum
You may know “Mr. Chow” for his eponymous high-end Chinese restaurants, but now Chow (né Zhou Yinghua) has returned to his first love, painting. His first U.S. solo exhibit, Michael Chow aka Zhou Yinghua: Voice for My Father, opens at The Andy Warhol Museum and features new paintings by Chow, vintage photos of his opera-singer father, and portraits of Chow painted by Warhol, Basquiat and Ruscha. Feb.13-May 8. North Side. 412-237-8300 or

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“Albert Heïdé, Francis Pigueron and Ostertag. Chamonix, January 1918,” from Fast Cars and Femmes Fatales, at the Frick Art & Historical Center

Born into a wealthy French family, Jacques Henri Lartigue spent the first half of the 20th century photographing the sights his privileged upbringing afforded him — from luxurious European holiday resorts to automobile racing. The new exhibition, Fast Cars and Femmes Fatales: The Photographs of Jacques Henri Lartigue, shares these frequently delightful works. Feb. 6-May 15. Frick Art & Historical Center, Point Breeze. 412-371-0600 or

The newly revamped The Westmoreland Museum of American Art offers another chapter in our nation’s art history, with Telling Tales: Stories and Legends in 19th-Century American Art. This exhibition of paintings explores the styles and narrative themes that helped define American styles and tastes apart from the European traditions. March 6-June 19. Greensburg. 724-837-1500 or