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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.