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Kim Beck
Kim Beck (born 1970, Colorado) is an American artist living and working in New York City and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] Beck works in drawing, sculpture, installation, photography, printmaking and multimedia, focusing her attention on subjects that might otherwise be overlooked
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Pittsburgh
AlleghenyHistoric empires France Great BritainHistoric colonies New France Quebec VirginiaFounded November 27, 1758Municipal incorporation April 22, 1794 (Borough) March 18, 1816 (City)Founded by George Washington, General John ForbesNamed for "The Great Commoner": Prime Minister William PittGovernment • Type Mayor-Council • Mayor Bill Peduto
Bill Peduto
(D) •  City
City
CouncilCouncilmembersDarlene Harris Theresa Kail-Smith Bruce Kraus (President) Anthony Coghill Corey O'Connor Daniel Lavelle Deborah Gross Dan Gilman Rev. Ricky Burgess • State HouseRepresentativesJake Wheatley Don Walko Dominic Costa Chelsa Wagner Dan Frankel Joseph Preston, Jr. Dan Deasy Paul Costa Harry Readshaw • State Senate Wayne D. Fontana
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Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
(/ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪniə/ ( listen); Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
run through its middle. The Commonwealth is bordered by Delaware
Delaware
to the southeast, Maryland
Maryland
to the south, West Virginia
West Virginia
to the southwest, Ohio
Ohio
to the west, Lake Erie
Lake Erie
and the Canadian province of Ontario
Ontario
to the northwest, New York to the north, and New Jersey
New Jersey
to the east. Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
is the 33rd-largest, the 5th-most populous, and the 9th-most densely populated of the 50 United States
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Carnegie Mellon University
Coordinates: 40°26′36″N 79°56′37″W / 40.443322°N 79.943583°W / 40.443322; -79.943583 Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University
(Carnegie Mellon or CMU /ˈkɑːrnɪɡi ˈmɛlən/ or /kɑːrˈneɪɡi ˈmɛlən/) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1900 by Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie
as the Carnegie Technical Schools, the university became the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1912 and began granting four-year degrees. In 1967, the Carnegie Institute of Technology merged with the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research
Mellon Institute of Industrial Research
to form Carnegie Mellon University. The university's 140-acre (57 ha) main campus is 3 miles (5 km) from Downtown Pittsburgh
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Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
The Thomas J. Watson
Thomas J. Watson
Fellowship is a grant that enables graduating seniors to pursue a year of independent study outside the United States. The Fellowship Program was established by the children of Thomas J. Watson, a former Chairman and CEO of IBM.Contents1 Background 2 Selection Criteria2.1 Eligible Institutions for Watson Fellowships3 Notable Watson Fellows 4 References 5 See also 6 External linksBackground[edit] The fellowship itself grants recipients money to spend one year traveling in pursuit of their projects. Recipients are forbidden from reentering the United States and their home country for one year. Projects are not academically oriented, as the fellowship is intended to encourage exploration and new experiences rather than formal research. Currently the award is $30,000 per fellow or $40,000 for a fellow traveling with a spouse or dependent
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Pollock-Krasner Foundation
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Pollock-Krasner Foundation
was established in 1985 for the purpose of providing financial assistance to individual working artists of established ability.[2] It was established at the bequest of Lee Krasner, who was an American abstract expressionist painter and the widow of fellow painter Jackson Pollock. Krasner left approximately $23 million in cash, securities and art to the foundation.[3]Contents1 Activities 2 Authentication Board 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksActivities[edit] The foundation provides grants to artists internationally based on "recognizable artistic merit and demonstrable financial need".[4] The foundation also gives out Lee Krasner
Lee Krasner
Awards
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Prix Ars Electronica
The Prix Ars Electronica
Ars Electronica
is one of the best known and longest running yearly prizes in the field of electronic and interactive art, computer animation, digital culture and music. It has been awarded since 1987 by Ars Electronica
Ars Electronica
(Linz, Austria). In 2005, the Golden Nica, the highest prize, was awarded in six categories: "Computer Animation/Visual Effects," "Digital Musics," "Interactive Art," "Net Vision," "Digital Communities" and the "u19" award for "freestyle computing." Each Golden Nica came with a prize of €10,000, apart from the u19 category, where the prize was €5,000. In each category, there are also Awards of Distinction and Honorary Mentions.The Golden Nica AwardThe Golden Nica is replica of the Greek Nike of Samothrace. It is a handmade wooden statuette, plated with gold, so each trophy is unique: approximately 35 cm high, with a wingspan of about 20 cm, all on a pedestal
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Omi International Arts Center
Omi International Arts Center is a nonprofit international arts organization located in Columbia County in Ghent, New York
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Mural Arts Program
The City of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Mural
Mural
Arts Program is an anti-graffiti mural program in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
and Pennsylvania, in the United States. The program was founded in 1986 under the direction of local artist Jane Golden, as part of the Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Anti- Graffiti
Graffiti
Network, with the goal of facilitating collaboration between professional artists and prosecuted graffiti vandals to create new murals in the city
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Three Rivers Arts Festival
Three Rivers Arts Festival
Three Rivers Arts Festival
is an outdoor music and arts festival held each June in the Downtown district of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[1] The festival features live music and performance art, as well as visual art and vendors who sell their wares. The event is centered in Point State Park. Founded in 1960 by the Women's Committee of the Carnegie Museum of Art, the festival has presented more than 10,000 visual and performing artists. Stage performances have included Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles, Phillip Glass, Steven Reich, Smokey Robinson as well as literary legends Allen Ginsberg and Spalding Gray.[2] Since 2015, the CREATE festival has been part of the Three Rivers Arts Festival.[3] The Three Rivers Arts Festival
Three Rivers Arts Festival
Gallery, located at 937 Liberty Avenue, is a year-round extension of the Three Rivers Arts Festival. References[edit]^ "Three Rivers Arts Festival: A timeline"
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The Village Voice
Coordinates: 40°43′42″N 73°59′28″W / 40.7283°N 73.9911°W / 40.7283; -73.9911The Village VoiceType Alternative weeklyFormat TabloidOwner(s) Peter BarbeyFounder(s) Ed Fancher Dan Wolf John Wilcock Norman MailerEditor-in-chief Stephen MooallemFounded October 26, 1955; 62 years ago (1955-10-26)Headquarters 80 Maiden Lane New York, NY 10038 U.S.[1]Circulation 120,000 (2016)ISSN 0042-6180Website villagevoice.comThe Cooper Square former head office of the paperVillage Voice columnist Nat Hentoff; photo by Tom Pich The Village Voice
The Village Voice
is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded in 1955 by Dan Wolf, Ed Fancher and Norman Mailer, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City. Since its founding, The Village Voice has received three Pulitzer Prizes, the National Press Foundation Award and the George Polk Award
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The New York Times
The New York Times
The New York Times
(sometimes abbreviated as the NYT and NYTimes) is an American newspaper based in New York City
New York City
with worldwide influence and readership.[5][6][7] Founded in 1851, the paper has won 127 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper.[8][9] The Times
The Times
is ranked 18th in the world by circulation and 3rd in the U.S.[10] The paper is owned by The New York Times
The New York Times
Company, which is publicly traded and is controlled by the Sulzberger family through a dual-class share structure.[11] It has been owned by the family since 1896; A.G
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KQED
KQED
KQED
is a public media outlet based in San Francisco, California, which operates the radio station KQED
KQED
and the television stations KQED and KQEH.Contents1 History 2 KQED
KQED
public television 3 KQED
KQED
public radio 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] KQED
KQED
was organized and created by veteran broadcast journalists James Day and Jonathan Rice on June 1, 1953, and first went on air April 5, 1954. It was the sixth public broadcasting station in the United States, debuting shortly after WQED in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The station's call letters, Q.E.D., are taken from the Latin
Latin
phrase, quod erat demonstrandum, commonly used in mathematics.[2] KQED-FM
KQED-FM
was founded by James Day in 1969 as the radio arm of KQED
KQED
Television. On May 1, 2006, KQED, Inc
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Hyperallergic
Hyperallergic is a Brooklyn-based arts online magazine
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Art In America
Art in America
Art in America
is an illustrated monthly, international magazine concentrating on the contemporary art world in the United States, including profiles of artists and genres, updates about art movements, show reviews and event schedules. It is designed for collectors, artists, art dealers, art professionals and other readers interested in the art world. It has an active website, ArtinAmericaMagazine.com.Contents1 History 2 Editors-in-chief 3 Managing editors 4 Readership 5 Brant Publications 6 Art Media Holdings 7 Art in Action 8 ArtinAmericaMagazine.com 9 Notable contributors 10 References 11 External linksHistory[edit] Founded in 1913,[2] Art in America
Art in America
covers the visual art world, both in the United States
United States
and abroad, with a concentration on New York City and contemporary art fairs
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