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Claude Monet's Rounded Flower Bed, 1876

Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Rounded Flower Bed, 1876. Oil on canvas, 23 3/8 x 32 inches (59.3 × 81.3 cm). Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 21.71. Image courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Members' Opening for Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 ● 5 pm
7 pm

Albright-Knox Members are invited to join us for a Members' Opening for Humble and Human: An Exhibition in Honor of Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.: Treasures from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts. Featuring more than forty paintings and sculptures from the collections of the Albright-Knox and the Detroit Institute of Arts by artists including Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Berthe Morisot, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Humble and Human has been organized in recognition of Mr. Wilson’s enduring compassion and advocacy for the citizens of Western New York and Southeast Michigan—regions he called home.

RSVP online or contact 716.270.8247 or membership@albrightknox.org by February 1, 2019. 

A free public opening will follow from 7 to 9 pm, with a free talk—The Art of the Game: A Conversation with Mary Wilson, Thurman Thomas, Janne Sirén, and Holly E. Hughes—at 7:15 pm.

Exhibition Sponsors

This exhibition was co-organized by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and the Detroit Institute of Arts in honor of the hundredth anniversary of Mr. Ralph C. Wilson, Jr.’s birth. The exhibition and catalogue have been generously underwritten by the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation. 

Additional materials for this exhibition have been generously provided by C2 Paint.

Equipment and technical support provided by Advantage TI.

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