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    • Materials (Education Exhibition)

      August 4–August 23, 2015

      Materials features artworks created by young artists at Artpark’s Artcamp. The works were created in sessions led by artists Leeann Catanzaro, Matthew Conroy, Francesca D’Angelo, Brian Nacov, Chuck Tingley, Richard Tomasello, and Jesse Walp.

    • Jeff Koons: Gazing Ball (Charity)

      March 20–August 16, 2015

      Often inspired by the history of art, Jeff Koons directly based his sculpture Gazing Ball (Charity) on La Soupe by Pablo Picasso, one of his major artistic influences.

    • Expression through Art (Education Exhibition)

      June 30–July 26, 2015

      This exhibition features artworks created through a Children’s Guild of Buffalo grant-funded program produced by the Mental Health Association and facilitated by art therapist Karie Schwartz, LCAT, ATR-BC.

    • 2015 Art’scool “Inspired” Exhibition

      May 29–June 21, 2015

      The 2015 Art’scool “Inspired” contest encouraged K–12 teachers whose students visited the AK to show us how they connected their museum visit to their classroom work. This exhibition features winning contest entries.

    • 2015 Art’scool “Inspired” Online Exhibition

      May 20–June 21, 2015

      K–12 teachers from throughout Western New York entered our fourth annual Art'scool "Inspired" contest. A selection of entries will be on view in this online gallery. An exhibition of winning entries will be on view in the Clifton Hall Link.

    • Robert Heinecken: Surrealism on TV

      January 22–May 31, 2015

      This exhibition presents a singular, pioneering work by Heinecken, Surrealism on TV, 1986, which weaves together the artist's interest in both print and broadcast media. 

    • Art and Literacy (Education Exhibition)

      April 28–May 27, 2015

      The art department of the Lake Shore Central School District proudly displays the artwork of their kindergarten through twelfth grade students. Students have created unique works of art that reflect the theme “Art and Literacy.”

    • Eye to Eye: Looking Beyond Likeness

      March 8–May 17, 2015

      This comprehensive exhibition of captivating depictions from the late eighteenth century to post-modernity explores the evolution of Western portraiture by delving into the complex network of social conventions and artistic practice that have shaped the genre. 

    • Overtime: The Art of Work

      March 8–May 17, 2015

      From its sweat, danger, and drudgery, to its heroism, daring, and pride, the labor of others has fascinated artists throughout the modern period. Inspired by works in the Albright-Knox’s Collection, this exhibition creates connections between art and artists from the late eighteenth century to the present.

    • David Adamo

      January 22–May 17, 2015

      This exhibition features an installation of Adamo's small sculptures in the Gallery for Small Sculpture as well as a new group of large-scale wood-carved sculptures in the Sculpture Court. 

    • Arturo Herrera: Little Bits of Modernism

      December 12, 2014–April 5, 2015

      Selected from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s substantial holdings by Arturo Herrera (Venezuelan, born 1959), this exhibition gives prominence to the artist’s multifaceted practice. 

    • The Nature of Learning (Education Exhibition)

      February 3–February 22, 2015

      This exhibition represents the desire of Bilingual Center, School 33 to publicly introduce the creativity, expression, and insights of children in pre-k through eighth grade as they question, explore, and learn about their surrounding world.

    • Imperfections By Chance: Paul Feeley Retrospective, 1954–1966

      November 9, 2014–February 15, 2015

      This exhibition will flesh out the full spectrum of Feeley’s creative output: early Abstract Expressionist–inspired paintings from the mid-1950s, organic figure-ground compositions from the late 1950s and early 1960s, and the diagrammatical compositions that preoccupied him from 1962 until 1966. 

    • Giving up One's Mark: Helen Frankenthaler in the 1960s and 1970s

      November 9, 2014–February 15, 2015

      This exhibition will focus on the painter's development during the 1960s and 1970s, a period that marks her transition from oil to acrylic paint, and from gestural abstraction to robust images of consolidated color and tonal nuance.

    • Tacita Dean: The Friar’s Doodle

      September 27, 2014–January 11, 2015

      This exhibition presents four works by Dean from the Albright-Knox’s Collection that were created following two visits to the Romanesque cloister at Santo Domingo de Silos, a Benedictine monastery in northern Spain. 

    • Printed Editions in the Sixties and Seventies: LeWitt, Roth, Ruscha

      July 11, 2014–January 4, 2015

      Printed Editions in the Sixties and Seventies: LeWitt, Roth, Ruscha features a selection of artists’ books and prints from the Albright-Knox’s Collection by three pioneering artists who reenvisioned what a book could be: Sol LeWitt, Dieter Roth, and Ed Ruscha.

    • Lucas Samaras: Reflections

      June 21, 2014–January 4, 2015

      Presented alongside Lucas Samaras’s famously disorienting Room No. 2, 1966, this exhibition comprises a selection of Samaras’s prints, sculpture, photographs, and a painting, all drawn from the museum’s Collection.

    • Process to Discovery (Education Exhibition)

      October 1–November 23, 2014

      Process to Discovery highlights works created through the Access AK: Creative Connection program, in which participants of all ages with special needs explore a variety of works in the museum’s Collection. 

    • Millie Chen: The Miseries & Vengeance Wallpapers

      October 4, 2013–November 16, 2014

      In Millie Chen's The Miseries & Vengeance Wallpapers, what initially appear to be decorative walls are ultimately revealed to be a provocative dialogue between two sets of exquisitely horrific images culled from Jacques Callot's epic suite of etchings “The Miseries and Misfortunes of War.”

    • Anselm Kiefer: Beyond Landscape

      November 17, 2013–October 5, 2014

      Anselm Kiefer: Beyond Landscape explores the interplay of history, identity, and landscape in the work of one of the most important artists of our time. Several major works by Kiefer form the core of the exhibition.

    • Sincerely Yours: Treasures of the Queen City

      July 5–September 14, 2014

      This exhibition of more than seventy masterworks from the Albright-Knox's Collection comes home to Buffalo as the second stop of a national tour, giving Western New Yorkers the opportunity to see these treasures with fresh eyes.

    • Ellie Ga: It Was Restored Again

      May 31–September 14, 2014

      This exhibition in the Gallery for New Media features Sayed, 2013, and It Was Restored Again, 2013, from Ga's most recent series of works, “Square, Octagon, Circle,” 2012–14.

    • Albrecht Dürer: Highlights from the Collection

      May 2–July 6, 2014

      Albrecht Dϋrer: Highlights from the Collection presents works by the German artist Albrecht Dϋrer (1471–1528) in celebration of the quincentennial of Dϋrer’s Melencolia I, 1514.

    • 2014 Art’scool “Inspired” Exhibition

      May 16–June 15, 2014

      K–12 teachers from throughout Western New York entered our third annual Art'scool "Inspired" contest, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. This exhibition of winning entries will be on view in Clifton Hall.

    • 2014 Art’scool “Inspired” Online Exhibition

      May 8–June 15, 2014

      K–12 teachers from throughout Western New York entered our third annual Art'scool "Inspired" contest. A selection of entries will be on view in this online gallery. An exhibition of winning entries will be on view in Clifton Hall May 16June 15.

    • One Another: Spiderlike, I Spin Mirrors

      March 7–June 1, 2014

      This exhibition, drawn primarily from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s Collection, considers the creative impulses of some of the most influential female artists of our time. 

    • Millie Chen: Tour

      January 30–May 18, 2014

      Tour, 2014, an audio-video installation by Millie Chen that contemplates arguably “healed” genocide sites, provokes the question: How can we sustain the memory of that which has become invisible? 

    • Frontier Central School District (Education Exhibition)

      April 1–April 27, 2014

      The Art Department of the Frontier Central School District proudly displays the artwork of their kindergarten through twelfth grade students. Through this exhibition, Frontier art students are able to see their work and creative talents at an elevated level.

    • Cubes and Rectangles, Boxes and Containers

      August 16, 2013–April 20, 2014

      Cubes and rectangles can be some of the quietest forms in art. Boxes and containers are altogether different from their non-referential counterparts; by definition, they contain something. This exhibition will explore all four forms.

    • Buffalo's Monuments Men

      February 6–April 6, 2014

      Buffalo's Monuments Men presents archival materials, as well as recently discovered information about one of the Albright-Knox’s paintings, to celebrate the contributions made by Buffalo’s Monuments Men to the preservation of Europe’s cultural heritage during World War II.

    • Expression Through Art (Education Exhibition)

      December 31, 2013–February 2, 2014

      This exhibition features the work of children with a mental health diagnosis aged 6–18 who participated in a four week art session facilitated by art therapist Karie Schwartz as part of a Ronald McDonald House Charities grant-funded program produced by the Mental Health Association of Erie County, Inc.

    • Kota Ezawa: REDRAWN

      October 4, 2013–January 19, 2014

      This exhibition features a selection of works from a series Ezawa created that focuses on physical space versus illusionary space, and how reality and fiction merge to form intricate relationships in films, television, and photographs.

    • Ken Price: Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Works on Paper, 1962–2010

      September 27, 2013–January 19, 2014

      Co-organized by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and The Drawing Center, this exhibition includes more than sixty works on paper by Ken Price, many of which have rarely been exhibited. While the artist is best known for his sculpture, this exhibition offers a rare look at his dedication to drawing.

    • Robert Therrien

      July 3–October 27, 2013

      Since the 1970s, Robert Therrien has created work sourced from memory and the everyday, coaxing humble elements into surreal configurations through abstraction, repetition, color, and scale.

    • Healing Hearts: From Hurt to Hope (Education Exhibition)

      August 27–September 29, 2013

      Healing Hearts: From Hurt to Hope features the work of student artists in kindergarten through twelfth grade from eight local school districts. The artworks created for this exhibition reflect and call attention to the need for anti-bullying awareness.

    • Trine Lise Nedreaas: Yana and Noname

      June 21–September 29, 2013

      Trine Lise Nedreaas works mainly in video, using a post-production process that gives her works, which are based on fictional elements, a documentary-like feeling. This exhibition focuses on Nedreaas's Yana and Noname, 2009.

    • R. B. Kitaj: Don’t Listen to the Fools

      June 21–September 15, 2013

      R. B. Kitaj’s works explore questions central to the development of the twentieth century, while also incorporating autobiographical qualities. This exhibition will feature more than seventy-five works in the Gallery’s Collection.

    • Sweet Dreams, Baby! Life of Pop, London to Warhol

      May 31–September 8, 2013

      Life of Pop offers an in-depth look at rarely seen works from the Gallery’s Pop art collection, while providing a historical analysis of the movement’s influences, key contributors, techniques, themes, trends, and legacy.