City Paper review of 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial

City Paper feature: "The Miller Gallery lends the Pittsburgh Biennial a collaborative edge"

City Paper feature: “The Miller Gallery lends the Pittsburgh Biennial a collaborative edge”

Transformations: The Miller Gallery lends the Pittsburgh Biennial a collaborative edge

Justin Hopper
Pittsburgh City Paper
Nov. 30, 2011

Excerpt:

“This kind of deconstruction — of social ills, of long-held yet destructive beliefs, of the shadow walls that hamper our culture — is at the heart of the Miller Gallery’s Biennial. This year, the Miller hosts the Biennial along with the Carnegie Museum of Art, The Andy Warhol Museum and Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. But in this multi-lensed vision of Pittsburgh’s art scene, perhaps no facet has been as ambitious as the Miller show, curated by gallery director Astria Suparak. Comprised of work by five teams of artists, the show focuses on groups approaching social issues, community life and transformation through art-initiated criticism.”

Read full review online: http://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/the-miller-gallery-lends-the-pittsburgh-biennial-a-collaborative-edge/Content?oid=1459289

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