Pittsburgh paints on the street to create the city’s ‘starry’ night painting

Pittsburgh, PA —  A painting of Pittsburgh’s famous St. Patrick’s Day parade was painted over with black paint last week.The work, titled “Night Parade of the St. Patty’s Day Parade” was completed in two days and is on display at the Paint Tool sai Gallery in the old Pittsburgh Municipal Auditorium.The painting was painted in …

When the Night of the Paintings Goes Down: A History of the Color Wars

The last time there was a paint-splatter war was in the 1920s.The painting war began in earnest in the 1940s when a spate of paint-spatter incidents brought down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.It was the height of the Great Depression and paint-based products like paint and glue were everywhere.But the paint wars didn’t just end in …

When the Night of the Paintings Goes Down: A History of the Color Wars

The last time there was a paint-splatter war was in the 1920s.The painting war began in earnest in the 1940s when a spate of paint-spatter incidents brought down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.It was the height of the Great Depression and paint-based products like paint and glue were everywhere.But the paint wars didn’t just end in …

When the Night of the Paintings Goes Down: A History of the Color Wars

The last time there was a paint-splatter war was in the 1920s.The painting war began in earnest in the 1940s when a spate of paint-spatter incidents brought down President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.It was the height of the Great Depression and paint-based products like paint and glue were everywhere.But the paint wars didn’t just end in …