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Captured: Members’ Reception for The Long Curve

November 21, 2011

Chief Curator Douglas Dreishpoon leads a tour of the exhibition. In the background are Paul Gauguin’s Spirit of the Dead Watching, 1892 (left), and Pablo Picasso’s La Toilette, 1906 (right). Dreishpoon is holding a copy of the exhibition catalogue, available in shop AK.

On Thursday, November 17, the Gallery hosted a Members’ Reception for the special exhibition The Long Curve: 150 Years of Visionary Collecting at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. The evening included tours by Chief Curator Douglas Dreishpoon, who organized the exhibition; Head of Research Resources Susana Tejada, who organized the section of the exhibition about the Gallery's Room of Contemporary Art; Curator of Education Mariann Smith; and Curatorial Assistant Ilana Chlebowski.

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The Long Curve: 150 Years of Visionary Collecting at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is on view at the Albright-Knox through Sunday, March 4, 2012. The exhibition catalogue—with essays by Dreishpoon and Tejada, texts on each of the works by Smith, and a timeline of the Gallery's 150-year history by Curator for the Collection Holly E. Hughes—is available in shop AK, and a companion website is available at www.albrightknox.org/collection/search/thelongcurve.