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Albright-Knox Chief Curator Michael Auping and artist Susan Rothenberg at the opening of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 13, 1992

Albright-Knox Chief Curator Michael Auping and artist Susan Rothenberg at the opening of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 13, 1992. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Throwback Thursday: Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings

November 16, 2017

On November 13, 1992, artist Susan Rothenberg visited the Albright-Knox for the opening of her exhibition Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings. Featuring more than eighty of the artist’s paintings and drawings, including examples of her powerfully simple depictions of horses made during the 1970s, the exhibition chronicled Rothenberg’s development over the preceding two decades. 

Visitors at the opening of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 13, 1992

Visitors at the opening of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 13, 1992. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Installation view of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 14, 1992–January 3, 1993

Installation view of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 14, 1992–January 3, 1993. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Installation view of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 14, 1992–January 3, 1993

Installation view of Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, November 14, 1992–January 3, 1993. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Susan Rothenberg: Paintings and Drawings later traveled to the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the Saint Louis Art Museum; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Seattle Art Museum; and the Dallas Museum of Art.

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