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Past Exhibitions: 2011

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    • Spotlight on the Collection
      Artists in Depth: Arp, Miró, Calder

      March 25, 2011–April 15, 2012

      Presented by The Buffalo News
      Featuring a comprehensive array of works in all media by Jean (Hans) Arp, Joan Miró, and Alexander Calder, this exhibition will highlight the Gallery’s extensive collection of the work of these three modern masters, who pushed color, line, and form beyond convention.

    • Living Art:
      A. Conger Goodyear and Sculpture

      November 4, 2011–March 4, 2012

      This exhibition presents thirty-five sculptures and works on paper by nineteen artists, gifted or bequested to the Gallery by A. Conger Goodyear between 1926 and 1970. It will also feature a selection of archival material from the G. Robert Strauss, Jr. Memorial Library and Gallery Archives. 

    • Virocode: A Disappearance of the Source

      October 21, 2011–January 29, 2012

      Virocode: A Disappearance of the Source will feature new works related to the artists' “Evolving Moisture” series, including static photo-sculptures, video projections, and a new experimental strategy that uses micro-loops of video/digital photographs that shimmer within framed LCD screens.

    • Victoria Sambunaris: Taxonomy of a Landscape

      October 21, 2011–January 22, 2012

      Victoria Sambunaris's photographs capture the expansive American landscape and the natural and fabricated adaptations that appear throughout it. This exhibition, presented in conjunction with the Lannan Foundation in Santa Fe, features approximately forty photographs from Sambunaris’s body of work.

    • Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland

      October 21, 2011–January 22, 2012

      Photographs by Jack Delano, Russell Lee, Marion Post Wolcott, and Others
      This exhibition will feature a selection of rarely seen color photographs from the Library of Congress’ Farm Security Administration (FSA) photography collection.

    • Videosphere: A New Generation

      July 1–October 9, 2011

      Videosphere: A New Generation is the first-ever exhibition of works in new media drawn exclusively from the Gallery’s Collection. Featuring twenty-six works by twenty-four artists, it highlights the Gallery’s recent acquisition of new media works with various styles and approaches.

    • SANGHA
      An Installation by Kathryn Walker

      July 22–September 25, 2011

      Kathryn Walker’s installation SANGHA—made up of nearly one thousand miniature pots embellished by the artist—will be on view in the Gallery for Small Sculpture.

    • Albright-Knox Art Gallery Staff Show 2011 (Education Exhibition)

      July 26–August 28, 2011

      Discover the hidden talents of the people who work behind the scenes at the Albright-Knox. This year’s exhibition features work created by diversely skilled staff members, including accountants, educators, security guards, and curators.

    • No Limitations (Education Exhibition)

      June 28–July 20, 2011

      No Limitations is a collection of artwork that represents the exploration and creative expression of the artists of People Inc. Arts Experience Day Habilitation.

    • raw (2011 Future Curators Exhibition)

      May 6–July 3, 2011

      The artists whose works are featured in raw delve into a realm of introspection, rejecting the commonplace and the ordinary. The result is an exhibition with an atmosphere free of the pollution of technology—a sort of sanctuary from the mechanics of everyday life.

    • Surveyor

      February 18–June 5, 2011

      Surveyor is a Collection-based exhibition presenting modern and contemporary artists whose works are rooted in the exploration, observation, construct, and perception of landscape.

    • Pipilotti Rist: Dwelling (within)

      March 18–June 4, 2011

      This exhibition will center on the recent acquisition of All or Nothing (alles oder nichts), 2010, an intimately scaled video sculpture by the Swiss-born artist Pipilotti Rist and the first work by the artist to be acquired by the Albright-Knox.

    • Artworks 2011: Inside the Knox (Education Exhibition)

      May 3–May 22, 2011

      The West Seneca Schools’ exhibition, Artworks 2011: Inside the Knox, celebrates student artists. It includes artwork in a variety of media, including sculpture, painting, drawing, and photography. 

    • Telling Tales

      July 30, 2010–April 17, 2011

      Telling Tales features a selection of small sculpture and other works that tell stories. Some of the stories are about spiritual beliefs, including those of Tahiti, Russia, and ancient Egypt.

    • Color.Explore.Express (Education Exhibition)

      February 18–March 20, 2011

      Color.Explore.Express is an exhibition of artwork created by participants in the Gallery’s Matter at Hand program, which serves a wide range of visitors of different ages and needs with tours and artmaking sessions.

    • Paul Pfeiffer: In the Zone

      November 7, 2010–March 6, 2011

      This exhibition presents three newly acquired sculptural-based video works by Pfeiffer that focus on the history of sports culture and spectatorship.

    • REMIX: Sol LeWitt

      August 7, 2010–February 27, 2011

      Although wall drawings represent the foundation of his practice, Sol LeWitt’s works on paper, sculptures, artist's books, and writings on Conceptual art were equally important to his oeuvre.

    • Making a Connection: Language and Imagery (Education Exhibition)

      January 15–February 9, 2011

      The Exploring the Arts program at Shea’s Performing Arts Center introduced students to a number of art forms, including the visual, literary, and performing arts. The theme of this exhibition is writing inspired by visual art.

    • Beyond/In Western New York 2010: Alternating Currents

      September 24, 2010–January 16, 2011

      This international contemporary art exhibition—the product of a unique curatorial collaboration between twelve of Western New York’s museums and galleries—showcases the work of more than 100 extraordinary artists from the region and beyond.

    • Art, Through the Eyes of Young Children (Education Exhibition)

      December 8, 2010–January 12, 2011

      This exhibition features original works of art by infants and school-aged children from the Buffalo State Child Care Center. The children have used different materials and techniques to create distinctive works, both individually and as a group.

    • Forty: The Sabres in the NHL

      November 7, 2010–January 9, 2011

      Forty: The Sabres in the NHL—featuring more than two hundred photographs by Ron Moscati, Robert Shaver, and Bill Wippert—celebrates forty illustrious years of the National Hockey League in Buffalo.

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