The Three Rivers Arts Festival opened yesterday. Lots of people are planning on coming down to see the art, but come between 11am and 2pm from today through June 14th and you can help create it. Muralist Kim Beck has begun stenciling an 850-foot mural underneath the Fort Duquesne Bridge and is ready for volunteers to help fill in the “paint by number” with black, white and gray paint.
Looking at her Tumblr, you can see that Kim Beck (previously featured on I Heart PGH) has a fascination with the mundane and ephemeral aspects of the urban landscape, like billboards,… Read the rest
If you are out and about in Downtown or Oakland on Friday and Saturday around 5:30pm – look up in the sky. The Sky is the Limit is a new project from Carnegie Mellon University Associate Professor of Art Kim Beck. An airplane skywriter will write messages over Pittsburgh taken from billboard advertising.
The Sky Is The Limit
Friday, October 1 and Saturday, October 2 5:30pm
The plane will fly over downtown Pittsburgh, the North Side and Oakland. Each letter will be one mile high and will be visible throughout the area.
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