Five of the projects undertaken as part of our AK Public Art Initiative in the past year have featured works by women artists. We highlight five of them here.
Each Wednesday this month we're highlighting five women artists with works in our collection. This week we focus on artists whose works are included in our current exhibition Window to Wall: Art from Architecture.
Exhibition Spotlight: Howardena Pindell and Dialectics of Isolation in We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85
Howardena Pindell first showed her video Free, White and 21 as part of Dialectics of Isolation: An Exhibition of Third World Women Artists of the United States.
Each Wednesday this month we're highlighting five women artists with works in our collection. This week we focus on artists whose works are also included in our current exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women, 1965–85.
Guests gathered on March 4, 1989, for the Members' Preview of The Appropriate Object, which featured the work of seven contemporary black artists.
LaToya Ruby Frazier and other contemporary artists emphasize that architecture is far from neutral, actively shaping and reflecting a society’s culture, politics, and history.
Guests gathered on March 15, 1991, for the Members' Preview of Faith Ringgold: A 25 Year Survey.
For some artists, including Rachel Whiteread, architecture is less about form than feeling: their works underscore how a building and its interior space can define our inner lives.
Guests gathered on February 25, 1963, for the Members' Preview of the 27th Annual Western New York Exhibition.
On March 6, 2016, the Albright-Knox welcomed military families for tours and hands-on art projects.
From the late nineteenth century onwards, artists have drawn parallels between the architecture of buildings and the “architecture,” or structure, of the picture plane. Their works encourage us to appreciate buildings as formal compositions in three-dimensional space.