Every now and then, the Albright-Knox receives gifts from the estate of someone who has passed away. Often, these are gifts we had previously been notified we would receive. But not too long ago, we had a mystery to solve.
Learn more about Op art in the collections of the Albright-Knox and the the Musée d’arts de Nantes.
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.
Guests gathered on March 4, 1989, for the Members' Preview of The Appropriate Object, which featured the work of seven contemporary black artists.
Guests gathered on March 15, 1991, for the Members' Preview of Faith Ringgold: A 25 Year Survey.
Guests gathered on February 25, 1963, for the Members' Preview of the 27th Annual Western New York Exhibition.
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.
On December 15, 1966, the Albright-Knox hosted a Members’ Preview of the newly acquired Mirrored Room with artist Lucas Samaras in attendance.
On December, 17, 1991, art preparators finished installing Richard Serra’s Kitty Hawk, 1983.