“Best Super-Friends Imitation on the Art Scene: The Pittsburgh Biennial… The result was an ambitious and audacious survey of area artists”
Hyperallergic review of 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial
“A visually and conceptually stunning exhibition that reinvigorates awareness of the problems that afflict the world today.”
City Paper review of 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial
“But in this multi-lensed vision of Pittsburgh’s art scene [the 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial], 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”
Post-Gazette review of 2011 Pittsburgh Biennial
“Well thought-out installations that synthesize complex subjects… [The exhibition] has become even more timely seen within the context of the Occupy Wall Street movement and its advocacy for cultural examination and social change.”
NEW ART/SCIENCE AFFINITIES
The book includes meditations, interviews, diagrams, letters and manifestos on maker culture, hacking, artist research, distributed creativity, and technological and speculative design.
2011 PITTSBURGH BIENNIAL
These projects demonstrate the strength of collective voices in deciding the future of neighborhoods, cities, nations, and societies, and the importance of intimate conversations and compassionate listening.
Associated Press article on NFL fans and Whatever It Takes
Published widely and internationally, including ABC News, CBS, ESPN, Forbes, Fox News, Houston Chronicle, Huffington Post, Miami Herald, NBC Sports, NPR, Salon.com, Seattle Times, SF Examiner, SF Chronicle, USA Today, Washington Post, Yahoo! News
Art Papers reviews Whatever It Takes
“The gallery mediates a sort of creative sublimation of fandom, with its inimitable rawness and verve.”
WHATEVER IT TAKES: Steelers Fan Collections, Rituals, and Obsessions
The first major gallery exhibition to present sports fanaticism as a significant form of cultural production, bridging the assumed gap between sports and the arts.
Other Exhibitions at Miller Gallery
Other exhibitions, events, residencies organized for Carnegie Mellon’s Miller Gallery, 2008 – 2014.