Friday, September 7, 2007

more art events in Pittsburgh! several listed


check out http://www.pghgalleries.com



Kornacki Retrospective opens at Zombo Gallery

Zombo Gallery continues to define its identity as a showplace for the unusual with its opening reception for "Kurt Kornacki: A Retrospective. . .of works you've never seen by an artist you've never heard of" on September 22nd at 6pm.

The Paintings, primarily mixed media on paper, include pieces made up to 13 years ago, to works created this year. The figurative artworks fall roughly into 2 thematic catagories: darkly surreal and symbolist social iconoclasm; or idealist/humorous children's book illustrations.

This show is a benefit. A portion of sales proceeds will be donated to the Pittsburgh Campaign for Democracy Now!

The exhibit runs from September 22nd, through October 27, 2007. Zombo Gallery is located at 4900 Hatfield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201.

For additional information, call 412-904-3703, or visit http://www.zomboworld.com


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New Exhibits Opening at Digging Pitt & Digging Pitt Too

In September, Digging Pitt will present Conceived Bully in the Side I gallery. JC one is the guest curator for an exhibit of work by a selected few urban art designers. An opening reception takes place on September 8, 2007 from 6-9pm. A closing reception takes place on October 27, 2007 from 6-9pm. Free and open to the public.

Digging Pitt Too will present works by ExperiBreed as part of the Conceived Bully exhibit. An opening reception takes place on September 8, 2007 from 6-9pm. A closing reception takes place on October 27, 2007 from 6-9pm. Free and open to the public.

For more information www.diggingpitt.com.

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TOLKIEN ETCHINGS

TOLKIEN ETCHINGS by Richard Claraval

Sept 14th thru Oct 5th

Spinning Plate Gallery, 5720 Friendship Ave

Opening: Friday, Sept 14, 5:30 to 10:00 pm

Closing (w/ Unblurred): Friday, Oct 5th, 5:30 to 10:00 pm

A suite of about 30, limited edition, very traditional line etchings (ala Rembrandt), all based on the writing of J.R.R.Tolkien, author of "The Lord of the Rings", and "The Silmarillion".
Exhibition is in celebrration of, and in conjunction with the launch of my wed-site tolkienetchings.com which should be out in late August.


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New Show at Gallery on 43rd

The next show at Gallery on 43rd Street is Paintings by Robin Roberts. This show includes mostly landscapes of the Dolly Sods region in WV and the mountains of PA. Through Robert's extensive explorations of the Monongahela Forest of WV he offers us intimate views of the region's rugged and beautiful terrain, conveying it's subtle and intricate character. There is a diverse application of style and theme to his work, ranging from the interpretive to the purely imaginative. This exhibit runs Sept. 7 through Oct. 19, 2007. The opening reception is Sept. 7, 7 to 10 pm. Gallery hours are 11 to 6, Tues. - Sat. and noon to 4 on Sunday. Gallery on 43rd Street is located 1/2 block off Butler Street at 187 43rd Street. For more information please call 412-683-6488 or go to www.galleryon43rdstreet.com

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Echo::System

Installation/performance conceived and created by Grisha Coleman
http://www.newhazletttheater.org/event/?event_id=87
September 6, 2007–September 16, 2007

Ever trekked through a desert landscape, dived into sand dunes, listened to the sound of creatures living underground? You can feel this when exploring the synthetic desert landscape Ms. Coleman and her team of international artists have created.

In a 70-minute journey through space and time, Grisha Coleman's performance installation, echo::system: The Desert, immerses audiences and performers in a fully synthetic environment comprised of audio and visual media, movement sensors and robotics mixed with live music, dance and performance. This interactive setting recreates a desert eco-system simultaneously made up of virtual and "real" space, displaying how one affects the other. To simulate the fluidity of the natural world, the sonic and technological elements of the installation constantly shift and regenerate as the story unfolds. This artificial desert landscape transpires into a futuristic tale of an ancient species that interfaces with its future.


pittsburgh galleries is a project from
pittsburgh photographer rick byerly,
http://www.uniquetake.com




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