Nov 27 2020 – Jan 11 2021
The presepio, a centuries-old tradition in Naples and southern Italy, is an elaborate Nativity scene recreated with miniature figures arranged in a detailed panorama of 18th-century Italian village life.
Aug 19 – Nov 15, 2020
This twenty-four-minute video, a favorite in the 2008 Carnegie International, returns for a special online presentation. In a series of vignettes, wild North American migratory animals relocated from their natural habitats inhabit vacant motel rooms, asking the viewer to reflect on our own species’ infringement of the natural environment.
May 20 – Aug 16, 2020
This enchanting eight-minute video work by Rachel Rose (American, b. 1986) debuts online as the first exhibition of a new online series. With this visually rich, animated work, Rose mines themes and imagery from the history of children’s literature to create a dream-like story about loneliness, imagination, and longing for personal connection.
Mar 14 2020 – Jan 18 2021
An-My Lê: On Contested Terrain is the first comprehensive survey of the politically charged work of photographer An-My Lê (American, born Vietnam, 1960). Featuring over 100 photographs, this exhibition presents seven of Lê’s series, providing insight into her evocative images that draw on a landscape tradition to address the complexity of war.
Feb 21 2020 – Jan 3 2021
The 83rd installment of Carnegie Museum of Art‘s Forum series presents a thematic group exhibition that addresses the present urgency of global warming. The exhibition features work by ten Pittsburgh–area artists who grapple with the current ecological present and its uncertain future.