In this lecture, curator and art historian Henry Skerritt will describe the rise of contemporary Aboriginal art, from the emergence of the modern bark painting movement in 1911, through the emergence of Western Desert acrylic painting in the 1970s, culminating in the flourishing and diverse practices of the present.
Lecture by Chief Curator Emeritus Dr. Douglas Dreishpoon: “Helen Frankenthaler and Paul Feeley: An Enduring Friendship”
In his talk, Dr. Dreishpoon will explore the relationship between these two artists and discuss the curatorial process for the special exhibitions Imperfections By Chance: Paul Feeley Retrospective, 1954–1966 and Giving Up One’s Mark: Helen Frankenthaler in the 1960s and 1970s.
This conversation, presented on the occasion of the opening of the special exhibition Giving Up One’s Mark: Helen Frankenthaler in the 1960s and 1970s, will focus on the artist’s career during the decades represented in the exhibition.
In partnership with the University at Buffalo’s Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender’s “Color and Gender” Fall Symposium, the Albright-Knox is pleased to present a talk by Scottish artist David Batchelor.
Renowned contemporary artist Anselm Kiefer will make a rare appearance in the United States for a conversation with Albright-Knox Director Janne Sirén on the occasion of the special exhibition Anselm Kiefer: Beyond Landscape.
Lecture by Dr. Lisa Saltzman: “A Retrospective Perspective: Kiefer as Artist, Curator, and Historian”
On the occasion of Anselm Kiefer: Beyond Landscape, Dr. Lisa Saltzman, Professor and Chair of the Department of History of Art at Bryn Mawr College, will discuss how issues of history, memory, and identity have driven Kiefer’s work since its inception.
Join us for a talk by the groundbreaking feminist art historian Dr. Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, in celebration of the exhibition One Another: Spiderlike, I Spin Mirrors.
Join us for a quincentennial celebration of artist Albrecht Dürer's iconic print, Melencholia I. Judy Walsh, professor of Art Conservation at Buffalo State College, will give a lecture on Melencholia I’s significance to the Renaissance period, while also highlighting the continuing mystery of the print’s meaning.
In this talk, Dr. Matthew Biro, Professor and Chair of the Department of the History of Art at the University of Michigan, will examine “La Ribaute” and Anselm Kiefer’s artistic production since his move to France in 1993.
Collective Discussion of the 2012–2013 Artist-in-Residence Exhibition Dennis Maher: House of Collective Repair
This inside look at the 2012–2013 Artist-in-Residence Exhibition Dennis Maher: House of Collective Repair will include a talk by Dennis Maher, followed by a discussion with the artist and special guests.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of the artist Tony Smith, the Albright-Knox is offering a special lecture/tour combination.