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Highlights, tidbits, and news from Open Engagement in Pittsburgh.

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How much can a portrait or landscape tell us about a person or a time period? A shocking amount, if the Alice Neel exhibition at David Zwirner is any indication.

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Monday night about two dozen protesters took the streets of the Meatpacking district to protest the Whitney Museum’s decision to build a new mega-museum on top of a Spectra Energy natural gas pipeline. The pipeline brings gas that has been fracked (a practice known to use carcinogens and toxins) from Pennsylvania to New York. So, that’s bad. Pipelines are also dangerous—is it really a good idea to build a museum over something that could explode?

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The Art F City 10th Anniversary benefit in photos.

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79 Walker Street, aka the General Tools building, has been home to Art in General since 1981. All this will change at the end of the year.