Maira Kalman’s contribution to the Travelogue series shows an essay can take many forms. Eight paintings and a short text illuminate two weeks of travel and research for the Carnegie International.
Writer Stephen Heyman delves into the otherworldly couture of Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen.
In her series Dispatches from the Museum, artist Lenka Clayton captures the quotidian experiences on view at the museum.
Liz Park, associate curator of the Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018, embraces drawing and letter writing as paths to new ideas.
Ingrid Schaffner, curator of the Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018, discusses the origins and intent of the Tam O’Shanter Drawing Sessions.
Niela Orr explores Charles "Teenie" Harris's double exposure of Nina Simone, one of the more arresting images the photographer captured during his decades long career.
Filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh reflects on Stephanie Beroes' film Debt Begins at Twenty, which immortalized the Pittsburgh punk scene of the early 1980s.
Steffani Jemison recalls a childhood encounter with art, and how that informed her future work with the museum's Hillman Photography Initiative.
Emmanuel Iduma’s Travelogue is based on the 14-day research trip Curator Ingrid Schaffner conducted with Companion Carin Kuoni to Morocco for the closing of the Marrakesh Biennial, Senegal for the opening of the Dakar Biennial, and Lagos, Nigeria in May 2016.
Ingrid Schaffner, curator of the Carnegie Int’l, 57th ed., 2018, discusses the origins and intent of the Travelogue Series.