Past Exhibitions: 2009
February 13–June 10, 2009
This installation of original letters, photographs, publications, and other documents drawn from the Gallery’s archives and library collections tells the story of how the Albright-Knox became one of the first art museums in the United States to exhibit and actively amass the new art of the 1950s.
January 23–May 10, 2009
This exhibition features fifty-three extraordinary Widelux images of Cummins Prison Farm, taken more than twenty-five years ago by Buffalo-based photographer, filmmaker, and folklorist Bruce Jackson.
August 29, 2008–January 30, 2009
From Tusk to Tails: Animals and Art represents a cross-section of birds and beasts from around the world and is the second exhibition organized in partnership with the Buffalo Museum of Science.
July 18, 2008–January 25, 2009
Op art, also know as “Optical art,” refers to the work of a group of abstract painters in the early 1960s who—under the direction of artists Richard Anuszkiewicz, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak, and Victor Vasarely—utilized parallel lines, concentric circles, and electric colors to create works that give the visual effect of afterimages and illusion of movement.
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