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In Good Company: Figurative Drawings from the Collection

Friday, October 2, 2009–Sunday, January 3, 2010

Robert Longo (American, born 1953). Study for Wrestlers, 1979. Pencil, graphite, and felt marker on paper, 35 3/4 x 44 inches (90.8 x 111.8 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Gift of the artist, 1985.

This exhibition will feature works by Graham Nickson, Pablo Picasso, Ben Shahn, Peggy Preheim, Albert Gleizes, Paul Klee, Robert Longo, and others. Drawn from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s extensive collection of works on paper and featuring drawings of solitary figures, pairings of figures, and figures in groups, the exhibition will invite visitors to explore the basic human need for companionship.