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Stolen Margaret Keane painting recovered after 50 years

Artist Margaret Keane enjoys great fame around the world for her works featuring subjects with large eyes, a style that ignited a movement and earned great commercial success. 

By Merideth Bucher

Visitors are returning to Pittsburgh museums, sometimes at pre-pandemic levels

The coronavirus pandemic is as big a challenge as most Pittsburgh arts groups have ever faced. But while performance troupes are only just beginning to resume indoor, in-person performances, many of the city’s museums say attendance has been rebounding for months.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

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Art exhibit will present versions of Jesus Christ’s image that don’t reflect colonial influence

To many North American Christians, familiar depictions of Jesus Christ often reflect their own ethnicity: light skin tone, Caucasian hair and facial features.

By Merideth Bucher


PBS NewsHour student reporting labs

Also on the program: Ned Smith Center for Nature & Art

By Merideth Bucher

Inside the Met

Watch as the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 150th birthday is upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the art institution to close its doors for the first time in history, while facing financial losses and a battle to protect artistic treasures.

By Fred Vigeant

Twyla Tharp on American Masters

American Masters: Twyla Moves explores the life of legendary dancer, director and choreographer Twyla Tharp. Jumping from historical footage to the present day, the film traces her influential career while providing an intimate look at her famously rigorous creative process. 

By Fred Vigeant

Ozark Artistry

Watch the process of taking raw materials from conception to completion comes to life on-screen.

By Fred Vigeant
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