Visual Art | Pittsburgh City Paper

Visual Art

Historic Pittsburgh murals refreshed with new art, virtual reality, and more

By Amanda Waltz

Croatian-American muralist Maksimilijan “Maxo” Vanka used the walls of St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Church as a canvas, forever making the Millvale space a place of both worship and artistic inspiration. The unusual location, while stunning, also makes it challenging to draw audiences in to appreciate the 25 works, which combine religious iconography with provocative imagery...