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Famous Artists & Sculptors

Meet some of the famous artists and sculptors, both past and present, who have called the Pittsburgh area home, including Mary Cassatt and Andy Warhol.

Mary Cassatt
Mary Cassatt, born in Allegheny City (now the Northside neighborhood of Pittsburgh) in 1845, was one of America's first great female artists.

Andy Warhol
Andrew Warhola, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century. The Andy Warhol Museum, dedicated solely to the work of artist Andy Warhol, is located in Pittsburgh.

Philip Pearlstein
Internationally celebrated painter Philip Pearlstein was a contemporary realist, specializing in nudes. Pearlstein was born in Pittsburgh in 1924, attended Taylor Allderdice High School, and studied art at Carnegie Tech (now Carnegie Mellon University).

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