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Carnegie Museum of Art

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Works: 297 works in 477 publications in 1 language and 13,186 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Catalogs  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Biography  Periodicals 
Roles: Other, Editor, his, Organizer of meeting, Publisher, Curator, 475
Classifications: N6537.L28, 759.13
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John La Farge : essays by Henry Adams( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Impressionism : selections from five American museums by Marc Saul Gerstein( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published for an exhibition organized by the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, and other museums
Between home and heaven : contemporary American landscape photography from the Consolidated Natural Gas Company Collection of the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution by National Museum of American Art (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tentoonstellingscatalogus van de gelijknamige foto-expositie met als onderwerp de visie van hedendaagse fotografen/kunstenaars op landschapsfotografie
Designing modernity : the arts of reform and persuasion, 1885-1945 : selections from the Wolfsonian by Wendy Kaplan( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exhibition: L.A. County Museum 7/21-8/22/96, Co-published with Wolfsonian
Aluminum by design by Sarah C Nichols( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book accompanies a major traveling exhibition that showcases works by some of the most visionary designers and architects, from chairs and tables to jewelry and entire buildings
The Palladian revival : Lord Burlington, his villa and garden at Chiswick by John Harris( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This lavishly illustrated book focuses on the creation of this famous 'Villa by the Thames'. John Harris explores the evolution of the building's design; the book examines and reproduces paintings, watercolours, drawings (including those of Palladio and Inigo Jones owned by Lord Burlington), plans and elevations, and books and prints
American paintings and sculpture to 1945 in the Carnegie Museum of Art by Diana J Strazdes( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was The Wreck by Winslow Homer). Carnegie apparently also saw no point in having more than a single work by any one artist. Yet the collection has vastly exceeded this initial ambition in terms of both size and scope. Today it is called The Carnegie Museum of Art and owns some four hundred American paintings and sculptures dating from the late eighteenth century (the earliest works are Benjamin West's Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis and Gilbert Stuart's portrait of
Dream street : W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh project by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1955, having just ended his high-profile but stormy career with Life magazine by resigning, W. Eugene Smith was commissioned to spend three weeks in Pittsburgh and produce one hundred photographs for noted journalist and author Stefan Lorant's book commemorating the city's bicentennial. Smith stayed a year, compiling nearly seventeen thousand photographs for what would be the most ambitious photographic essay of his life. But only a fragment of the work was ever seen, despite Smith's lifelong conviction that it was his greatest set of photographs. Now, in an astonishing, first-time assemblage of the core images Smith asserted were the "synthesis of the whole," we see not only a portrayal of Pittsburgh but of mid-century, postwar America."--BOOK JACKET
Paul Thek : Diver, a retrospective by Elisabeth Sussman( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American sculptor, painter, & installation artist, Paul Thek (1933-1988) is primarily known for hyper-realistic works of human body parts executed in fleshlike beeswax & for his strongly symbolic, room-size installations constructed from transitory materials. This title deals with the artist's influence on the art world
Fierce friends : artists and animals, 1750-1900 by Louise Lippincott( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fierce Friends: Artists and Animals, 1750-1900 examines a critical period in our evolving relationship with animals. Between the mid-eighteenth and the early twentieth centuries, the philosophical legacy of the Enlightenment, the mechanical inventions of the Industrial Revolution, and the intellectual transformation sparked by Charles Darwin undermined many of the traditional roles assigned to animals, and overturned our view of them as physically, mentally - and divinely - separated from humans. This book interweaves the history of science and of art in an account of how humans came to understand and appreciate their shared biological ancestry." "Fierce Friends explores how painters, sculptors, illustrators, and ceramists reflected contemporary changes in the perception of animals, incorporating in their work the latest developments in geographical exploration and comparative anatomy, advances in geology and the birth of paleotology, the enthusiasm of amateur naturalists, and the impact of evolution theory. It identifies the importance of illustrators such as Audubon, who were frequently at the forefront of natural history discoveries, and reveals the visionary artists who drew imaginatively on Darwin's theory of natural selection to create mythical beasts. Artists as diverse as Hogarth, Oudry, Gericault, Delacroix, and Van Gogh here demonstrate mankind's increasing awareness of animals as sentient creatures, infusing genres such as animalier painting and portraiture with new meaning and emotional power."--Jacket
Storyteller : the photographs of Duane Michals by Linda Benedict-Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A self-taught photographer, Duane Michals broke away from established traditions of the medium during the 1960s. His messages and poems inscribed on the photographs, and his visual stories created through multiple images, defied the principles of the reigning practitioners of the form. Indeed, Michals considers himself as much a storyteller as a photographer. Accompanying a major traveling retrospective of his work, this book features Michals's best-known early sequences, 'The Spirit Leaves the Body', 'Paradise Regained', and 'Chance Meeting' - as well as works from later in his career such as 'The Bewitched Bee' and 'Who is Sidney Sherman?' Penetrating essays situate Michals within the history of 20th-century photography, explore the artist's images of sexual identity and sensuality, examine his legacy today, and address the childlike aspects of his work - a theme that has never been widely examined. An annotated timeline of Michals's biography includes rare archival materials and provides a unique glimpse into his life. Wide-ranging and timely, this volume offers a fresh appraisal of a popular artist who continues to create moving and experimental works that speak to a broad and evergrowing audience."--Jacket
Inventing the modern world : decorative arts at the world's fairs, 1851-1939 by Jason T Busch( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inventing the Modern World explores innovation and its effect on the creation of objects and modern life. Objects examined here not only illustrate inventive or revived fabrication techniques, but also embody cross-cultural and cross-national influences, and reflect the significant nationalistic objectives and folkloric customs that shaped the competition inherent in the events. They also illuminate how the fairs became places where designers, makers, and consumers assembled to learn about other peoples and cultures, to make discoveries about craftsmanship and manufactures, to appropriate ideas, and to acquire works"--Cover flap
Light! : the industrial age 1750-1900 : art & science, technology & society by Andreas Blühm( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Of all the revolutionary changes brought about by the Industrial Age, perhaps the most extraordinary and far-reaching was the transformation of light. Scientists described its hidden laws to the public for the first time. Artists found radical ways of depicting it. Inventors found new ways of making it. The lives of ordinary people changed forever as streets, shops, theaters, and their own homes were brilliantly illuminated, first by gas, and then, even more dazzlingly, by electricity." "This book describes the inventions still with us, like electric light, the microscope and photography, as well as arcane reminders of a vanished world, such as the heliostat, the lithophane and the magic lantern. It portrays a revolution in the arts: Constable inventing daylight, Caspar David Friedrich discovering twilight, the impressionists conjuring up sunlight. And it debates the changing symbolism of light."--Jacket
Strangely familiar : design and everyday life by Andrew Blauvelt( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mel Bochner photographs, 1966-1969 by Scott Rothkopf( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book also features an essay by Elisabeth Sussman on the relevance of Bochner's 1966 film experiments to his later photographic projects."--Jacket
Samuel Rosenberg : portrait of a painter by Barbara L Jones( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"While other artists moved to New York or Paris, painter Samuel Rosenberg, 1896-1972 never left the city he called home. From the age of twelve, when he took his first art class at a settlement house in Pittsburgh's Hill District, through a vigorous career that spanned six decades. Rosenberg was challenged by the complex city whose artistic legacy he did much to shape. In Pittsburgh, Rosenberg created more than five hundred paintings, engaged with the dynamic progress of American painting in the twentieth century, and inspired generations of students. This book is the first full study of his work and influence." "The constancy of Rosenberg's career was change. He began as a portraitist, 1915-1930, influenced by Velazquez, Rembrandt, Matisse, and later, Picasso. In the 1930s, however, Rosenberg turned to portray the city around him. Inspired by the steep hills, densely polluted atmosphere, crooked houses, and layered immigrant populations with intersecting poverties, he created emotional urban landscapes that ensured Pittsburgh's place in the American regionalist art movement." "Samuel Rosenberg's paintings were exhibited widely, from the World's Fair, 1939, to the nation's preeminent museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Corcoran Gallery in Washington. D.C., and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia. He had twenty-six solo exhibitions during his lifetime, and he was accepted into the prestigious Carnegie International in 1920, 1925, and every subsequent exhibition from 1933 to 1967." "But it is possible that Rosenberg's most enduring legacy is his teaching. For more than forty years he taught drawing and painting at Carnegie Institute of Technology, now Carnegie Mellon University where his students included Philip Pearlstein. Mel Bochner, and Andy Warhol - whom Rosenberg saved from expulsion in 1947. He chaired the art department at the Pennsylvania College for Women (now Chatham College). He directed art programs and taught for decades at two community art schools: the Irene Kaufmann Settlement in the Hill District and the Isaac Seder Educational Center for the Young Men's and Women's Hebrew Association, which merged in 1961. A revered and devoted master teacher, he awakened several generations of Pittsburgh artists to the "adventure," as he called it, of art."--BOOK JACKET
Carnegie international by Carnegie International( Book )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ron Nagle : a survey exhibition 1958-1993 by Ron Nagle( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Wool by Christopher Wool( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hélio Oiticica : to organize delirium by Lynn Zelevansky( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This catalogue accompanies the first full US retrospective of the Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica (1937-1980) in over two decades, organized by the Carnegie Museum of Art. It explores Oiticica's most acclaimed works, such as the "Parangolés" and the installation "Tropicália," as well as his involvement with music, literature, and response to Brazilian politics and the social environment. Essays by US and Latin American writers cover the entirety of his career, from his immersion in the 1960s counterculture to his life and work in New York City and final return to Rio de Janeiro, with special emphasis on his New York period between 1971 and 1978"--
 
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Designing modernity : the arts of reform and persuasion, 1885-1945 : selections from the Wolfsonian
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Designing modernity : the arts of reform and persuasion, 1885-1945 : selections from the WolfsonianAluminum by designThe Palladian revival : Lord Burlington, his villa and garden at ChiswickDream street : W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh projectPaul Thek : Diver, a retrospectiveFierce friends : artists and animals, 1750-1900Inventing the modern world : decorative arts at the world's fairs, 1851-1939Light! : the industrial age 1750-1900 : art & science, technology & society
Alternative Names

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Carnegie institute

Carnegie institute Pittsburgh, Pa. Carnegie museum of art

Carnegie institute Pittsburgh, Pa. Museum of art

Carnegie Museum of Art din Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh.

Carnegie Museum of Art kunstmuseum in de Verenigde Staten

Carnegie Museum of Art musée américain

Carnegie Museum of Art museu a Pittsburgh, Pennsilvània

Carnegie Museum of Art museu em Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Carnegie Museum of Art museum i Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh)

CMOA.

Museo de Arte Carnegie

Museum of art

Museum of art Pittsburgh, Pa.

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The Carnegie Museum of Art

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カーネギー美術館

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English (127)