Kenneth Neal

Kenneth Neal has written extensively on the American collections of the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, and has contributed to numerous journals. He has taught courses at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and Carlow College.

A Wise Extravagance

The Founding of the Carnegie International Exhibitions, 1895–1901

Andrew Carnegie, industrialist and a major American philanthropist, sought to bring world-class art and culture to Pittsburgh. This book looks at how the Carnegie International exhibit came into being in 1895, the early exhibitions, the art, artists, and the public reception to it.