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Members' Preview and Reception for Spotlight on the Collection—Artists in Depth: Arp, Miró, Calder, Presented by The Buffalo News

Thursday, March 24, 2011, 5–7 pm

Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983). Le Carnaval d'Arlequin (Carnival of Harlequin), 1924–25. Oil on canvas, 26 x 35 5/8 inches (66 x 90.5 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Room of Contemporary Art Fund, 1940. © 2010 Successió Miró / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Gallery Members are invited to join us for a preview and reception celebrating the exhibition Spotlight on the Collection—Artists in Depth: Arp, Miró, Calder, presented by The Buffalo News.

6 pm, Remarks

Enjoy a prix-fixe dinner after the Members’ Preview in AK café. By reservation only, beginning at 6 pm. Please call 716.270.8223. 

The reception is made possible, in part, through the generous support of the Goldwater Family Foundation.

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Event Recap

 
On Thursday, March 24, 2011, the Gallery hosted a Members’ Preview and Reception for the special exhibition Spotlight on the Collection—Artists in Depth: Arp, Miró, Calder, presented by The Buffalo News. The exhibition features a complete display of all works in the Albright-Knox's Collection by Jean (Hans) Arp, Joan Miró, and Alexander Calder, three modern masters who pushed color, line, and form beyond convention.

The Members’ Preview and Reception included self-guided tours of the exhibition in the Clifton Hall Link; remarks by President of the Board of Directors of The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy Leslie H. Zemsky and the exhibition’s organizer, Curator for the Collection Holly E. Hughes; and a reception in Clifton Hall.

Spotlight on the Collection—Artists in Depth: Arp, Miró, Calder, presented by The Buffalo News, is on view at the Albright-Knox through Sunday, April 15, 2012.

View photos from the Members' Preview and Reception, below.

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