It’s Saturday, which means we’re sharing an essay from our online journal, Storyboard. Today’s hits close to CMOA’s home—our beloved town of Pittsburgh.
Jake Reinhart, René Magritte’s Le coeur du monde (The Heart of the World)
My goal is to provide an honest depiction of the physical and cultural character of Pittsburgh—shining a light on the perseverance of the city’s people, and chipping away at its stereotypes.
In his series Homespun, photographer Reinhart explores the landscape and people of his hometown as it shifted from an industrial city into something new.