What might be described as the great collections built up by Pittsburghers — those of, say, Henry Clay Frick, Gertrude and Leo Stein, Duncan Phillips, Andrew and Paul Mellon respectively, and Walter Arensberg — are perhaps best understood as being financed by Pittsburgh. The actual collections were built up elsewhere.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading Thomspon’s collection could have captured $350 million today
Pittsburgh has always left vivid impressions on the mind of the outsider. For some reason, however, visiting writers have been less kind to Pittsburgh than visiting artists.

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Pittsburgh continues to fascinate visiting artists
You would never have thought it. That an ordinary medium, which simply traps the light that falls onto a surface and somehow saves it could be so powerful. You could rank it with the invention of the printing press. Nearly 200 years later, my little point-​and-​shoot may surprise you, as you have been…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading Photography past and present
Centennials don’t happen every day. For the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh it is lasting a good year and then some. In 2008 Vicky Clark curated an exhibition at The Carnegie Museum of Art, “The Popular Salon of the People,” which surveyed the history of the AAP’s Annual Exhibition and showed just how good…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2011
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