Beauty Takes Many Forms in Region’s Art Exhibits

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Beauty Takes Many Forms in Region’s Art Exhibits


Kanny, Mark, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Visual artists use many different kinds of materials for colors, textures and context to provoke a deeper understanding of our world. The many exhibitions in Western Pennsylvania this season will stimulate fresh perspectives on aspects of life -- past and present.

Westmoreland Museum of American Art

"Artists Who Teach," featuring diverse themes in a variety of media -- painting, sculpture, photography, video, stained glass, installation and mixed media -- by artists who teach at local colleges and universities, through Nov. 25.

"Students of Artists Who Teach," curated by Barbara Jones and Bonnie West, through Oct. 14.

"The Art of Re-Use," works that incorporate materials recycled, upcycled or repurposed, focused on sustainability or environmental issues, Oct. 19-Nov. 18

"Sue Abramson: The

Only Constant is Change,"

a series of photographs made in response to grief and of life in transition, begun in 2005 with her late husband, Kevin, Nov. 23-Dec. 23.

"Circular Abstractions: Bull's Eye Quilts," a touring exhibition of machine piecing and quilting created by the Muskegon Museum of Art, Dec. 15-March 10.

Details: thewestmoreland.org

Carnegie Museum of Art

"Carnegie International, 57th edition," featuring works by 32 artists and

artist collectives exploring what it means to be international at this time, Oct. …

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