Thursday, May 28, 2009

Pittsburgh will host the world's major economic powers at a G20 Summit in September.

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Pittsburgh will host the world's major economic powers at a G20 Summit in September.

The White House made the announcement at a press briefing in Washington, D.C. this afternoon. The summit will be held on Sept. 24 and 25.

The summit will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh...

During that time people can check out the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh's 99th Annual Art Exhibit at the Carnegie Museum of Art! It runs from August 29 to November 8, 2009.

http://www.aapgh.org/



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Monday, May 25, 2009

Last Days Cafe ~ Pittsburgh Artist Registry

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For those artists who have not registered for free at the Pittsburgh Artist Registry check it out here. If you're not comfortable with computers in general check out the seminars they have, otherwise just go online and do it. It's easy. http://www.pittsburghartistregistry.org/

Last Days Cafe ~ Pittsburgh Artist Registry
Featuring Guest Speaker Lea Donatelli, Program Manager, Office of Public Art Presented in partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council and the New Hazlett Theater
May 27, 2009 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Artists, musicians, writers, dancers, poets, performers, and arts administrators are invited to stop in, enjoy complimentary refreshments and talk about projects, plans, ideas, and interests. Often the key to unique opportunities is discovering who is doing what and interacting regularly with a circle of colleagues who are working creatively.
This month Lea Donatelli, Program Manager, Office of Public Art, will present information on the Pittsburgh Artist Registry and demonstrate how to create your own artist profile. The Pittsburgh Artist Registry is a free on-line database of visual, literary, and performing artists in southwestern PA. It is free to join and free to browse!
Last Days Cafe also provides a forum through which Pittsburgh's creative community can become more familiar with the resources available to them as they create new work, consider forming a new organization, or think about how, when and where to show their work.
Please RSVP to DSciranka(AT)aol.com.



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Friday, May 22, 2009

PENUMBRAE @ Monk’s (3634 Penn Avenue) from 7-11 PM.


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PENUMBRAE

May 23, 2009


Deconstruction Workers (Andres Ortiz Ferrari and Laurie Trok) are opening their first collaborative installation this Saturday night at Monk’s (3634 Penn Avenue) from 7-11 PM.

Penumbrae :: Construct 1.0 explores the relationships between shadows and form by creating an environment filled with paper cutouts and stencils that ebb and flow through the space. Inspired by cave drawings, petroglyphs, and street art, the Deconstruction Workers weave iconic glyphic imagery through an endless web of contrast, evoking a primordial yet modern sacred space that changes and moves as the viewer finds their way through this other world.

Head over to Monk’s on Saturday and experience a space of partial illumination, as shadow covers, surrounds and obscures a dreamlike cosmos.



( $20 gets you a stencil of the artists’ choice when the show comes down next month! )





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Three Point Perspective @ Panza Gallery


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(from Mark Panza)

You're Invited!


Panza Gallery 115 Sedgwick St. Millvale Pa 15209


presents:


Three Point Perspective.

Paintings by:


Gloria Dufresne


Patrick Lee &


Mark McLaughlin


Panza Gallery presents Three Point Perspective.Paintings by three artist with separate styles and perspective.Gloria Dufresne paints with reminiscent french impressionism while Mark McLaughlin paints with strong bold linesrepresenting powerful commentary and last Pat Lee continues to impress with mysterious classic style paintings.All are worth a trip to the gallery to view this unique refreshing exhibit.


Opens: May 30th 6-9pm


Runs: May 30 - June 20, 2009


Contact for more info:Mark Panza 412.821.0959 email: panzagallery(AT)mac.com


web: http://www.panzagallery.com/


Thanks for your time.





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The Truth is Made: Artwork of Benedict Oddi


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The Truth is Made: Artwork of Benedict Oddi



June 5, 2009


The desire for freedom, escape, and exploration influence the narrative of my oil paintings. In my representations, I examine the possibilities of utopia and dystopia through the escapist tendency to create a parallel realism. The crafted pictorial environment is meant to emphasize a disconnection to a tactile reality, where by ideas and experiences are confused, allowing the viewer to assemble a personal narrative. By doing so, the work evokes a feeling of uneasiness through improbability; this imaginary voyage should feel familiar and sublime, filled with imminent danger.


My theater-like arrangements of figures in landscape are placed in situations of anxiety and peril, intervened by trace elements of otherworldliness. During the course of these works I have examined human natures, social and institutional conventions. While my reflection was approached through escapism related to utopian and dystopian philosophy, I have tried not to align with one thought or the other, but choose to respond to both concerning the nature of free will.


In analyzing my own efforts as a method to provide structure and autonomy to the inherent turmoil of vulnerable human life, the painting becomes a window, with the act of viewing involving a game. The attempt at detangling of the narrative has both the curiosity of discovery and the helplessness of a repeated history never begun. The painting then harkens the history of painting and to that of humankind, in all its injustices and failed endeavors. The act of painting from which I cannot separate myself, feels hopeless like that of Sisyphus, in my search for meaning through struggle. In Albert Camus’s influential essay The Myth of Sisyphus, the entry closes:
“I leave Sisyphus at the foot of the mountain! One always finds ones burden again. But Sisyphus teaches the higher fidelity that negates gods and raises rocks. He too concludes that all is well. This universe henceforth without a master seems to him neither sterile nor futile. Each atom of that stone, each mineral flake of that night filled mountain, in itself forms a world. The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.” (Camus 123)


This where my journey begins and ends through a quest for some taste of free will. While I choose iconography and situations of peril with great significance to myself, these specific choices need not strictly inform the viewer in their interpretation of the work of art. In addition to Albert Camus, I am also influenced by the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche and Giambattista Vico. Other major influences include Jorge Louis Borges, Erich Fromm, Yi-Fu Tuan, Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin, Ernst Bloch, Giorgio de Chirico, and Milan Kundera.



Opening reception June 5th, 7 to 10pm. Exhibit runs to July 24th.

ModernFormations
4919 Penn Avenue.Pittsburgh PA 15224
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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Unblurred Art Crawl Pittsburgh PA


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If you've never been to the Unblurred Gallery Crawl along Penn Ave in Garfield (Bloomfield and East Liberty as well) you're missing out on a major part of the Pittsburgh art scene. It happens the first Friday of every month (except January) and most venues open up at 7pm.

Don't know where to start? Pick any gallery or venue from the list below and pick up a program which has a map. But really all you have to do is just walk down Penn Ave in Garfield and see all the people coming in and out of venues. Each venue has refreshments and snacks and a lot of art to check out and buy. Remember that Unblurred continues to exist because those who are passionate about art buy what strikes them.

Whatever the month is you can check this link for a schedule:

The main page is http://friendship-pgh.org/


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RECTO-VERSO Art Exhibition @ Sweetwater in Sewickley PA


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RECTO-VERSO Art Exhibition


Reception: Friday, June 5, 2009 7:00-9:00pm
Exhibition of artists handmade books from the traditional to the unconventional. This exhibition is juried by Christopher Kardambikis & Jasdeep Khaira, the co-directors of Encyclopedia Destructica. Exhibition Dates: June 5-30





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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

2009 Annual Art and Technology Exhibition June 18 Thursday

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2009 Annual Art and Technology Exhibition
Thursday, June 18, 2009
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: 15 Minutes Gallery, Pittsburgh Technology Council, 2000 Technology Drive, 15219

The Pittsburgh Technology Council's Art and Technology Initiative is proud to present the 2009 Annual Art and Technology Exhibition. To celebrate the synergy that exists between the art and tech communities in Pittsburgh, the Council is partnering with the James Gallery and CREATE Lab to create this one-of-a-kind exhibition. The exhibition will open at the 15 Minutes Gallery on June 18, 2009 and run through September 1, 2009. The opening event will feature artwork in all media, the BurghBot project, live music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres -- as well as speakers and presentations from some of Pittsburgh's foremost art organizations and creative technology companies.

Cost: $10 Member
$15 Non-Member

Participating Artists:

Audra Azoury
Rebecca Bailey
Daniel Bates
Jennifer Bechak
Jeremy Beightol
Thomas Bigatel
Robert Bishop
Rick Byerly
Audrey Celmo-Kelly
Suzanne Colvin
Sean Daisher
David Edwards
Barbara Hall
Ruth Hendricks
John Hinderliter
Joseph Holtz
Robert Huckestein
Sandy Kessler Kaminski
Kathy Kasunich
Lazae LaSpina
Sonia Levy
John Metzler
Layne Morgan
Juliana Morris
Ron Nigro
Thomas Norulak
Holly Northrop
Jane Ogren
Joyce Werwie Perry
William Pfahl
Joshua Space
Cyndi Stallings
Alex Sutlic
Eva Trout
Philip Windell
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Infinity @ Unsmoke Systems May 23 2009 Saturday


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from Elizabeth Mooney:

Below are the details for an upcoming art opening in Braddock. I enjoy your blog and was hoping, if it's not too late, you could post this event. Thanks!


Infinity

Saturday, May 23rd 7pm

UnSmoke Gallery

1137 Braddock Ave.

Braddock, PA 15104


Artists from Pittsburgh and beyond explore themes of Infinity and its limitless unboundedness; infinite loops, infinite beings and infinite space. This Saturday May 23rd, 2009 at UnSmoke Artspace in Braddock PA at 7pm. Artists in the exhibition include Brian Brown, N Sean Glover, Justin Hurty, Riikka Kuoppala, Amanda Long, Daniel Luchman, Elizabeth Mooney, James R. Southard, and Greg Witt.
Elizabeth Mooney elizabeth_mooney(AT)yahoo.com
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'Pact of Silence' examines incident of van Gogh's ear

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'Pact of Silence' examines incident of van Gogh's ear

By Kurt Shaw, PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW ART CRITIC Sunday, May 17, 2009
Now, a soon to be released English version of the German book titled "Van Goghs Ohr: Paul Gauguin und der Pakt des Schweigens " (Van Gogh's Ear: Paul Gauguin and the Pact of Silence) will be published in an attempt to debunk the legend.

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IN PITTSBURGH, A GRASS-ROOTS HANGOUT FOR OUR TIMES. BY STEPHEN METCALF

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Recession Special

IN PITTSBURGH, A GRASS-ROOTS HANGOUT FOR OUR TIMES. BY STEPHEN METCALF

New York Times Travel Special

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Eric Luden Chicks 'n Beer @ Zombo Gallery


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Three Cool FREE Events you don’t want to miss from Zombo Gallery!


#1 Art Goes Bowling! 100 Bowling Pins/100 Artists. 100 artists were given bowling pins to paint/sculpt/decorate/etc. and the results are mind blowing and the pins are for sale at very reasonable prices. Don’t miss this great event. Zombo Dj’s and hosts. This event is at Arsenal Bowling Alley. 212 44th St. in Lawrenceville. Free to get in!ONE NIGHT ONLY ..Monday 5/25/09. Starts at 8pm!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


The two following events are at Zombo Gallery. 4900 Hatfield St. in Lawrenceville (Pittsburgh) www.zomboworld.com 412-904-3703.


#2 The closing party for Kill Taupe’s “Imaginary Friends Club” Detroit’s way cool painter/cartoonist/graphic artist Kill Taupe is giving you one last chance to step into his wacky world of Cannibal Cupcakes, Zombie Teddy Bears and Nutty Monsters. Closing Party on 5/29/09


#3 Eric Luden's curvy pin-up painting and Laura Petrilla's super sexy pin-up photography make for one hot show. And Zombo DJ's Naughty Burlesque music! Show Opens at 6/6/2009 at 6pm and runs till 6/29/09


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Art What You Got Benefit Show

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Art What You Got Benefit Show, featuring UkuLizzy, folk pop band Horse or Cycle, DJ’s Mary Mack & ja(m) (bo)x and live video mix by Blissy. Gooski’s, 3117 Brereton St, in Polish Hill. Saturday, May 30, 2009 from 9PM. $5

Art What You Got Benefit Show

You are all invited to Gooski’s in Polish Hill for a night of fun and music. Art What You Got, Polish Hill’s art festival, is entering its second year. All proceeds from the evening will go to support of the festival.

The benefit show will feature –

UkuLizzy has been playing the Uke and then some in and around Pittsburgh for most her post-pubescent life. You may have seen her putting on shows at various Art Galleries/Events/Coffee Houses/Bars/Theatres about the Burgh or just takin’ a break down by the train tracks of East Liberty, arms full of kale, onions and cigarettes.

Horse or Cycle have been in bands together over the last 5 years. Why not have another? Horse or Cycle is primarily Liam Cooney's songwriting with the rest helping to arrange and perform. The "formal" idea of the group as it currently stands was born in late 2008.

DJ Mary Mack has gone from throwing on a few platters at her own house parties to being one of the city's most ubiquitous DJs, hosting her monthly Operation Sappho parties and filling innumerable guest slots at venues such as Belvedere's and the Brillobox.


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Monday, May 18, 2009

Nests by Anna Divinsky @ American Jewish Museum


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Nests by Anna Divinsky
In Nests, Divinsky’s colossal multimedia installations explore imagery of birds’ nests as a metaphor for immigration and the consequent search and construction of new homes.

Full address:
American Jewish Museum
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15217

Dates
Through June 30, 2009
Opening reception and artist talk: Thursday June 4, 2009, 7 – 9 pm

Hours
Monday-Thursday,
5:30 am*-9:30 pm
Friday, 5:30 am*-6 pm
Saturday, 1-6 pm
Sunday, 7:45 am-6 pm

Artist
Anna Divinsky

Medium: Fiber, painting, multimedia installations




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Sunday, May 17, 2009

Art in Public: Expressing Youth Voices in Pittsburgh Contest


Art in Public: Expressing Youth Voices in Pittsburgh


Art Energy Design's Pittsburgh Power Flowers


from Rick Byerly:



this is something i'm really excited about. several months ago i was fortunate to have been approached by artist david l edwards with an incredible idea to merge public art with sustainable energy. since then i've joined on and will help with marketing, sales and community relations. the goal in general is to raise money to then sell these sculptures to already interested parties like Phipps Conservatory.


the first one he has already built is a 12 foot metal sunflower sculpture with the petals functioning as the wind turbine and the leaves as l.e.d. lighting. it lights up at night and will have the capacity to charge cell phones and the like. in the next few days i will be photographing the working model.


the details on the Pittsburgh Power Flowers are here.


we have an opportunity to receive a $25,000 grant from the grable and pittsburgh foundations to involve pittsburgh youth in the design and use of these power flowers and are excited about the possibilities. after the initial grant we will be donating 2 of the 5 power flowers to pittsburgh organizations which best support youth voices. just today we picked up an important pittsburgh public school connection. one of the things which makes our project stand out is it's financial sustainability. the other 3 flowers we will sell and plow the money back into creating new flowers of different designs and colors to sell to interested parties.i'm asking for your help in registering at the changemakers website and post comments as you see fit about the Pittsburgh Power Flowers project.


the register link is here and the link to our entry is here.


the window for relevant comments is very short as they start considering the applications May 21. the voting begins june 8 and everyone who registers at changemakers will be eligible to vote. i'll send a reminder that day.we will also be debuting the working model at pittsburgh technology councils' art and tech kickoff on june 18, 2009. more details closer to that date.thanks for your time!


rick byerly, http://www.artenergydesign.com/


The Competition:


The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Grable Foundation are partnering with Ashoka’s Changemakers to build a movement that will use public art to capture the creativity and activism of youth in Pittsburgh. We’re looking for projects that empower youth to demonstrate what’s important to them through well-designed, sustainable public art. The most inspired projects will be publicly recognized and two winners will receive $25,000 grants to fund their projects. We are looking for artists and those who love art to create a new type of innovative public art in the greater Pittsburgh area. Most of the public art in our region does not reflect the experiences of young people and their responses to the issues they care about. If you believe in the power of art to transform public spaces, engage youth, and inspire social change in our community, it’s time to get involved.details about the changemakers competition:


Art in Public: Expressing Youth Voices in Pittsburgh entries will be accepted until May 20, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time. Individuals and teams are encouraged to submit ideas early so they can receive comments, questions, and insights from the Changemakers and Pittsburgh Foundation communities, which can be used to improve their entries before the final deadline.


Here’s how the Challenge will work:


Entry Stage, April 8 – May 20, 2009: Entries can be submitted until May 20, 2009, 6:00 p.m. US Eastern Standard Time. Entries may be submitted by teams or individuals. Supporters are encouraged to nominate entrants, add comments and participate in the online review discussion with the entrants.


Online Review and Judging, May 21 – June 5, 2009: Online review and discussion continue during this phase. Simultaneously, a panel of experts and community members from the Pittsburgh region will select between 5-10 Finalists. Finalists will be announced on June 5, 2009.


Online Voting, June 8 – June 24, 2009: The Changemakers community votes online to select the 2 grant-winners from the slate of Finalists. Anyone who registers with Changemakers online is eligible to vote and Finalists will be encouraged to mobilize their supporters within the Pittsburgh region. Everyone who enters the challenge will receive increased exposure to the Pittsburgh Foundation, regional grantmakers and others who are interested in public art and youth expression. Participation in the competition offers the opportunity to receive feedback on your idea from fellow entrants, Changemakers and Pittsburgh Foundation staff, judges, and the Changemakers community.





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