ALLEGHENY COUNTY AIRPORT AUTHORITY OPENS TWO ART EXHIBITIONS FOR VISITORS AT PITTSBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
PITTSBURGH, PA (December 20, 2010)—Passengers and visitors are enjoying two new art exhibitions, now open at Pittsburgh International Airport. The Allegheny County Airport Authority announced that artist Brian Cohen and the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh were selected by an exhibition selection panel for a temporary exhibition at Pittsburgh International Airport.
“The airport has enjoyed success in its program for temporary art exhibitions. Visitors and travelers who take a moment to view the work realize how great Pittsburgh is as a center for the arts while making the travel experience a little more pleasant,” said Bradley D. Penrod, Executive Director, Allegheny County Airport Authority.
The exhibition of large-scale photographs by Pittsburgh-based artist Brian Cohen presents Pittsburgh as a bright, engaging and creative modern American city. These striking images convey a stunning vision of Pittsburgh that has proved a surprise, and delight, both to newcomers to Pittsburgh, as well as those long familiar with the city. The exhibition is in Concourses C and D of the Airside Terminal.
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh represents the full range of visual arts talent, from traditional painting and sculpture to installation and new media. The exhibit is a sampling of the different media the artists work in; it highlights the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh’s mission in art and art education in the region while drawing international attention to the ARTrageous centennial celebration. The exhibition is located on the South End of the Ticketing Level. Displays will remain through June 30, 2011.