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.
Sound plays a key role in a number of the works in Out of Sight! Art of the Senses.
Smell is one of the most evocative of our senses and can instantly bring to mind highly specific memories or powerful waves of nostalgia.
On January 1, 2007, the Albright-Knox debuted a new installation by James Turrell: Gap from the series “Tiny Town,” 2001. This work is currently on view once again as part of the special exhibition Out of Sight! Art of the Senses.
Out of Sight! Art of the Senses offers the rare opportunity to eat or drink some works of art.
On December 15, 1966, the Albright-Knox hosted a Members’ Preview of the newly acquired Mirrored Room with artist Lucas Samaras in attendance.
While sight may be the sense we’re most familiar with relying on in a museum, some works in Out of Sight! Art of the Senses compel us to rethink what it means to see art.
On December, 17, 1991, art preparators finished installing Richard Serra’s Kitty Hawk, 1983.
In Out of Sight! Art of the Senses some artists invite you to please touch the art.
Beginning in the 1970s, the Christmas Tree Lighting and Concert has become a cherished annual tradition at the Albright-Knox.