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  • December 18, 2010

  • Lecture

    The Art of the 1960s: Soup Cans, Comic Books, Optical Illusions, and Popular Culture

    Saturday, December 18, 2010, 11:15 am

    Stuffed animals, bronze beer cans, silk screens, dizzying spirals, Marilyn Monroe, Stars and Stripes, Mickey Mouse, George Washington and Simon Bolivar, plaster of Paris, altered pianos, tires and ladders, and more all get their "fifteen minutes of fame," as Andy Warhol would have appreciated.

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  • December 17, 2010

  • Tour

    Public Tour

    Friday, December 17, 2010, 1:30 pm

    Public tours are led by Gallery-trained docents and are free with Gallery admission.

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  • December 16, 2010

  • Tour

    Art Sense-Ations Tours for Adults Who Are Blind or Partially Sighted: Beyond/In Western New York 2010: Alternating Currents

    Thursday, December 16, 2010, 2–4 pm

    Participants will enjoy an in-depth verbal description tour of the special exhibition Beyond/In Western New York 2010: Alternating Currents, followed by a hands-on art activity with educator Cara Nisbeth.

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  • Tour

    Public Tour

    Thursday, December 16, 2010, 1:30 pm

    Public tours are led by Gallery-trained docents and are free with Gallery admission.

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  • December 12, 2010

  • Tour

    Public Tour

    Sunday, December 12, 2010, 1:30 pm

    Public tours are led by Gallery-trained docents and are free with Gallery admission.

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  • December 11, 2010

  • Tour

    Public Tour

    Saturday, December 11, 2010, 1:30 pm

    Public tours are led by Gallery-trained docents and are free with Gallery admission.

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  • Tour

    Public Tour

    Saturday, December 11, 2010, 11:30 am

    Public tours are led by Gallery-trained docents and are free with Gallery admission.

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  • Lecture

    Abstract Expressionism: Gesture and Color Field Painting

    Saturday, December 11, 2010, 11:15 am

    Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, and their colleagues developed a new, distinctly American style of painting, helping shift the center of the international art world from Paris to New York. After the devastation of World War II, their large, bold paintings expressed a new, inner reality in response to the increasingly unpredictable and changing world.

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  • December 10, 2010

  • Lecture

    Randy P. Schiff (English): “Arthurian Sovereignty and Animalized Violence: Terror and Territory in Ywain and Gawain”

    Friday, December 10, 2010, 4 pm

    This series transforms AK café into an “intellectual salon,” joining the University at Buffalo and the center of cultural life in the city. Scholars at AK features lectures by UB faculty who have been awarded Humanities Institute fellowships and provides an opportunity for the University and the Buffalo community to build connections through conversation.

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  • Tour

    Public Tour

    Friday, December 10, 2010, 1:30 pm

    Public tours are led by Gallery-trained docents and are free with Gallery admission.

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