When the Carnegie International opens this fall, it may appear as if the world’s latest art elegantly touches down like an ethereal being whose time to visit us has come ‘round again. But if you knew it as I do, you would know that this periodic being is full of, shall we say,…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Going behind the scenes
With the opening of the Carnegie International less than a month away, I drove to Cleveland to see their inaugural international exhibition. Under the umbrella of “Front International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art,” projects happened as far away as Akron and Oberlin, but the majority were located in three Cleveland neighborhoods.

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading The Ohio city opens its own compelling international exhibit
When Ingrid Schaffner was named the curator of the 2018 Carnegie International (October 13, 2018 – March 25, 2019), I had a sense that she would bring a change to this venerable exhibition at Pittsburgh’s palace of culture. Steeped in tradition and history, the show, for the most part, has been on the conservative side…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading The Carnegie unveils its contributors to the upcoming International
Eric Dorfman is director of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. He comes to Pittsburgh from Whanganui, New Zealand, where he was director of the Whanganui Regional Museum and Ward Observatory. Previously, he was executive director of Eklektus Inc., a company that developed and implemented major exhibitions for clients such as The Australian…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
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