Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s includes some of the mainstays of the Albright-Knox's collection, like Jasper Johns's Numbers in Color, 1958–59, and Roy Lichtenstein's Head—Red and Yellow, 1962.
Nicolas Schöffer came to the museum in February 1965 to install and maintain his works, including Cysp I, a groundbreaking construction with an electronic “brain.”
At 80 feet tall by 160 feet wide, Wildflowers for Buffalo is the largest mural of artist Louise Jones’s career and the largest AK Public Art Initiative mural to date.
Godin-Spaulding Curator & Curator for the Collection Holly E. Hughes and Senior Registrar for the Collection Laura Fleischmann provide a deeper look into the process of moving, protecting, and conserving sculptures on the Albright-Knox's campus.
Between 1962 and 1965, 297 works of art were added to the Albright-Knox's collection, many of which were on view in Contemporary Art: Acquisitions 1962–1965 in 1966.
Robert Indiana's Hartley Elegies commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the German soldier Karl von Freyburg’s death and his relationship with Marsden Hartley.
Robert Indiana’s project to realize his famous LOVE sculpture in marble was inspired by the prominence of marble in the history of art.
After moving to New York in 1954, Robert Indiana eventually took up residence on Coenties Slip.
As part of Giant Steps: Artists and the 1960s, we're premiering Marisol's Tea for Three, part of the artist's bequest to the Albright-Knox.
Check out special behind-the-scenes video of Jerry T. Okimoto's Mobile Painting #17 in motion.