American Fine Art Magazine - - New Acquisition -

Vi­sions of Or­der and Chaos:the En­light­ened Eye packs the Carnegie Mu­seum of Art’s Heinz Gal­leries with 200 pop­u­lar and never be­fore seen works from the mu­seum’s col­lec­tion.the exhibition fo­cuses on 1750 to 1850, dur­ing which the world changed dra­mat­i­cally. Euro­pean and Amer­i­can works of paint­ing, sculp­ture, fur­ni­ture, prints and per­sonal ob­jects make vis­i­tors imag­ine ten­sion be­tween ra­tio­nal or­der and chaotic aban­don that per­vaded dur­ing the En­light­en­ment.

Russell Smith (1812-1896), Pitts­burgh Fifty Years Ago from the Salt Works on Saw Mill Run, 1884. Oil on can­vas. Pur­chase: Gift of the Howard Heinz En­dow­ment.

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