School of Art hosts annual Anti-Gravity Derby
This year, the Anti-Gravity Derby kicked off Spring Carnival festivities with its anarchic alternative to the Buggy races. While all College of Fine Arts (CFA) students are encouraged to participate in the event, this year’s record number of participants was likely due to the involvement of CFA professor Charles Rosenblum’s Critical Histories of the Arts students, who were required to participate ...Pillbox | April 23, 2012
This #*?! Isn’t Very Funny
Jim Rugg is a Pittsburgh comics powerhouse. His contributions to the vitality of the comic scene have included mini-comics, self-publishing, and creator-owned work with independent publishers. It’s no wonder the ToonSeum is honoring the contemporary cartoonist and working artist through the month of May with its exhibit, This #*?! Isn’t Very Funny.Pillbox | April 16, 2012
Hailing from the vast expanses of South Dakota, Rachel Ries can bring grown men to tears.
Songwriting is an inextricable part of existence for Ries, who is constantly crafting songs. She has released myriad recordings, two highlights of which are On Laurel Lake EP and Without a Bird.Pillbox | April 2, 2012
ToonSeum exhibit depicts New York
As odd as it may seem, Pittsburghers can find a slice of the Big Apple in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh until May 27.Pillbox | March 26, 2012
Exhibit explores Pennsylvania’s outdoors
There are few things in life more delicate than wildflower blossoms and the soft splashes of watercolor on vellum.
Native Pennsylvania, A Wildflower Walk, the newest exhibit at the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation, pairs the two wonders together to celebrate the historical intersection between the sciences and art in the world of botany.Pillbox | March 5, 2012