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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:09 PM

In Memory of Thelma Williams Lovette: Advocate, Activist, and Mentor

Another icon of civil rights, equality, women’s advancements, and a mentor of youth has left us in death: Mrs. Thelma Williams Lovette. Born on February 28, 1916, and raised as one of 11 children on Wylie Avenue in the Hill District neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Lovette was modest and demure, but quite spunky, which surprisingly offset her […]…More

Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:56 AM

What Does It Mean for a Museum To Be Truly Experimental?

Ever since Carnegie Museum of Art launched the Hillman Photography Initiative earlier this year, I’ve been reflecting a lot on what it means for a museum to be truly experimental. When I began my research three years ago, the major premise of the Initiative was to create something totally new in the field of photography. […]…More

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From the Collection

Albrecht Dürer

Knight, Death, and the Devil

1513

Peter Rubens

Saint Catherine in the Clouds

early 1620s