Installation view of Sincerely Yours: Treasures of the Queen City, 2014.

Collection Timeline

Scène de rivière (River Scene)

Charles François Daubigny (French, 1817–1878). Scène de rivière (River Scene), ca. 1860–70. Oil on wood, 15 3/8 x 26 1/2 inches (39.1 x 67.3 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Bequest of Edmund Hayes, 1924 (1924:20).

Une salle d'attente (The Waiting Room)

Honoré Daumier (French, 1808-1879). Une salle d'attente, 1850-1853. Oil on paper mounted on paper, support: 12 1/8 x 9 7/16 inches (30.8 x 24 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; George B. and Jenny R. Mathews Fund, 1964 (1964:12).

Chemin de halage à Argenteuil (Towpath at Argenteuil, Winter)

Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926). Chemin de halage à Argenteuil (Towpath at Argenteuil, Winter), 1875-76. Oil on canvas, 23 5/8 x 39 3/8 inches (60 x 100 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Charles Clifton, 1919 (1919:8).

Le Christ jaune (The Yellow Christ)

Paul Gauguin (French, 1848–1903). Le Christ jaune (The Yellow Christ), 1889. Oil on canvas, 36 1/4 x 28 7/8 inches (92.1 x 73.3 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Purchase Funds, 1946 (1946:4).

La maison de La Crau (The Old Mill)

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, active in France, 1853-1890). La maison de La Crau, 1888. Oil on canvas, support: 25 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (64.8 x 54 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966 (1966:9.22).

Georges Seurat (French, 1859-1891). Étude pour "Le Chahut" (Study for "Le Chahut"), 1889. Oil on canvas, support: 21 3/4 x 18 1/2 inches (55.3 x 47 cm); framed (artist frame): 26 5/8 x 23 x 1 inches (67.7 x 58.5 x 2.6 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Purchase Funds, 1943 (1943:10).

 

The Street, Fifth Avenue

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946). The Street, Fifth Avenue, 1896. Photogravure, 26 x 19 1/2 inches (66 x 49.5 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Fund, 1911 (1911:9.11). 

1885–1915

Early Photography

Photo-Secessionists

Nocturne—Orangerie Staircase, Versailles

Edward Steichen (American, 1879–1973). Nocturne-Orangerie Staircase, Versailles, ca. 1910. Gum bichromate print, 18 1/4 x 21 1/2 x 1 1/8 inches (46.4 x 54.6 x 2.9 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Fund, 1911 (1911:9.10).

Divan Japonais

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901). Divan Japonais, 1893. Color lithograph poster, 31 15/16 x 23 15/16 inches (81.2 x 60.8 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Anonymous Gift, 1980 (P1980:56).

Les arbres (The Trees)

André Derain (French, 1880–1954). The Trees, ca. 1906. Oil on canvas, 23 3/8 x 28 1/2 inches (59.4 x 72.4 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., in memory of Helen Northrup Knox, 1971 (K1971:26).

Tam Gan

Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929). Tam Gan, 1914. Oil on canvas, support: 24 x 20 inches (61 x 50.8 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Sarah A. Gates Fund, 1915 (1915:2).

1900–1915

Ashcan School

Chaïm Soutine (Russian, born Belarus, active in France, 1893-1943). Page Boy at Maxim's, ca. 1927. Oil on canvas, support: 51 x 26 inches (129.6 x 66.1 cm); framed: 64 5/8 x 39 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (164.2 x 101 x 14 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Edmund Hayes Fund, 1953 (1953:4).

Fragment 2 for Composition VII, 1913

Vassily Kandinsky (Russian, 1866-1944). Fragment 2 for Composition VII, 1913. Oil on canvas, support: 34 1/2 x 39 1/4 inches (87.7 x 99.7 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Room of Contemporary Art Fund, 1947 (RCA1947:1).

1911–1914

Expressionism

Der Blaue Reiter

Frauenbildnis (Portrait of a Woman)

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (German, 1880-1938). Frauenbildnis (Portrait of a Woman), 1911. Oil on canvas, 46 3/8 x 34 5/8 inches (117.8 x 88 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Purchase Funds, 1957 (1957:3R).

Nude Figure

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973). Nude Figure, late spring 1910. Oil on canvas, 39 x 30 3/4 inches (99.1 x 78.1 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Purchase Funds, 1954 (1954:11). © 2016 Succession Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Dinamismo di un cane al guinzaglio (Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash)

Giacomo Balla (Italian, 1871–1958). Dinamismo di un cane al guinzaglio (Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash), 1912. Oil on canvas, 35 3/8 x 43 1/4 inches (89.9 x 109.9 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear and Gift of George F. Goodyear, 1964 (1964:16). © Estate of Giacomo Balla / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SIAE, Rome.

Soleil, tour, aéroplane (Sun, Tower, Airplane)

Robert Delaunay (French, 1885–1941). Soleil, Tour, Aéroplane (Sun, Tower, Airplane), 1913. Oil on canvas, 52 x 51 5/8 inches (132.1 x 131.1 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; A. Conger Goodyear Fund, 1964 (1964:14).

Synchromy in Orange: To Form

Morgan Russell (American, 1886-1953). Synchromy in Orange: To Form, 1913–14. Oil on canvas, 135 x 121 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (343 x 308.7 x 3.9 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1958 (K1958:16). © Estate of Morgan Russell.

Composition mécanique

Francis Picabia (French, 1879-1953). Composition mécanique, 1919. India ink and wash on paper, sheet: 10 x 14 15/16 inches (25.4 x 38 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Elisabeth H. Gates Fund, 1970 (1970:3). © Estate of Francis Picabia / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Suprematist Composition: Expressing the Feeling of Fading Away

Kazimir Malevich (Russian, 1878-1935). Suprematist Composition: Expressing the Feeling of Fading Away, 1916–17. Pencil on paper, 6 1/16 x 4 3/16 inches (15.4 x 10.7 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, 1968 (RCA1968:6).

Composition No. 11, 1940-42--LONDON, with Blue, Red and Yellow

Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872-1944). Composition No. 11, 1940-42—London, with Blue, Red, and Yellow, 1940–42. Oil on canvas, 32 1/2 x 28 inches (82.6 x 71.2 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Room of Contemporary Art Fund, 1944 (RCA1944:10). © Mondrian / Holtzman Trust.

D IV

László Moholy-Nagy (American, born Hungary, 1894-1946). D IV, 1922. Oil on canvas, 37 x 29 1/2 inches (94 x 75 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; George B. and Jenny R. Mathews Fund, 1973 (1973:8). © Estate of László Moholy-Nagy / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1919–1934

Constructivism

The Transparent Simulacrum of the Feigned Image

Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904-1989). The Transparent Simulacrum of the Feigned Image, 1938. Oil on canvas, support: 28 1/2 x 36 1/4 inches (72.4 x 92.1 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Bequest of A. Conger Goodyear, 1966 (1966:9.3). © Estate of Salvador Dalí / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VEGAP, Madrid.

Going to Work

Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917-2000). Going to Work, 1943. Gouache on paper, 21 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches (54.7 x 37 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Room of Contemporary Art Fund, 1944 (RCA1944:7). © The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

ca. 1929–early 1950s

Social Realism

4 July 1956

Pierre Soulages (French, born 1919). 4 July 1956, 1956. Oil on canvas, 51 x 38 inches (129.6 x 96.6 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr.,1956 (K1956:13). © Pierre Soulages / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris / VEGAP, Madrid.

1945–1956

Lyrical abstraction

Convergence

Jackson Pollock (American, 1912-1956). Convergence, 1952. Oil on canvas, 93 1/2 x 155 inches (237.5 x 393.7 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr.,1956 (K1956:7). © The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1946–1960

Abstract Expressionism

Action Painting

Orange and Yellow

Mark Rothko (American, born Daugavpils, Russia (now Latvia), 1903-1970). Orange and Yellow, 1956. Oil on canvas, 91 x 71 inches (231.2 x 180.4 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1956 (K1956:8). © Kate Rothko Prizel & Christopher Rothko / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1946–1960

Abstract Expressionism

Color Field Painting

Ace

Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008). Ace, 1962. Five panels: oil, cardboard, wood and metal on canvas, 108 x 240 inches (274.4 x 609.6 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1963 (K1963:15). © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

ca. 1952–1970

Neo-Dada

To Martha's Memory

Jirō Yoshihara (Japanese, 1905-1972). To Martha’s Memory, 1970. Oil on canvas, 28 3/4 x 36 1/4 inches (73.1 x 92.1 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson to The Martha Jackson Collection, 1980 (1980:14). © Estate of Jirō Yoshihara.

1954–1972

The Gutai Group

Kinetic Painting III

Francis Michael Celentano (American, born 1928). Kinetic Painting III, 1967. Acrylic on Masonite with motor, overall (diameter): 48 inches (122 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1968 (K1968:8). © Francis Michael Celentano.

Vega-Nor

Victor Vasarely (French, born Hungary, 1906–1997). Vega-Nor, 1969. Oil on canvas, 78 3/4 x 78 3/4 inches (200 x 200 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1969 (K1969:29). © Foundation Vasarely / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

1950s–1960s

Op art

100 Cans

Andy Warhol (American, 1928–1987). 100 Cans, 1962. Casein, spray paint, and pencil on cotton, 72 x 52 inches (182.9 x 132.1 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1963 (K1963:26). © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Campbell's trademarks used with permission of Campbell Soup Company

1950s–1960s

Pop Art

Day

Kenneth Noland (American, 1924-2010). Day, 1964. Acrylic resin paint on canvas, 69 3/4 x 69 3/4 inches (177.2 x 177.2 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Charles W. Millard III in memory of Gordon M. Smith, 1997 (1997:8). © Estate of Kenneth Noland / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

1960s

Hard-edge painting and post-painterly abstraction

Untitled

Donald Judd (American, 1928-1994). Untitled, 1969. Galvanized iron and Plexiglas, each unit: 6 x 27 1/8 x 24 inches (15.3 x 69 x 61 cm); overall (ten units): 120 x 27 1/8 x 24 inches (304.8 x 68.9 x 61 cm); Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Edmund Hayes Fund, 1972 (1972:4). © Judd Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

1960s–early 1970s

Minimalism

Pintura generativa (Generative Painting)

Eduardo Macentyre (Argentine, 1929-2014). Pintura Generativa, 1969. Acrylic on canvas, 39 1/2 x 39 1/2 inches (100.4 x 100.4 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1970 (K1970:3). © Estate of Eduardo Macentyre.

1960s–early 1970s

Latin American abstraction

Sam's Hardware from the portfolio Urban Landscapes

Richard Estes (American, born 1932). Urban Landscapes, 1972. Screen print, edition: 73/75, 19 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches (50.2 x 69.9 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Charles W. Goodyear Fund, 1973 (P1973:4.1-8).

late 1960s–1970s

Photorealism

The Rock Monument of Buffalo

Alan Sonfist (American, born 1946). The Rock Monument of Buffalo, 1980. Eight embedded boulders, overall: 7 x 24 x 24 feet (2.2 x 7.4 x 7.4 m). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Herbert and Paula Molner, 2014 (2014:23a-h). © Alan Sonfist.

late 1960s–ca. 1980

Land/Earth art

Joan Jonas (American, born 1936). Still from Good Night Good Morning, 1976. Video (black and white, sound), running time: 11 minutes, 38 seconds. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; James H. Madison Fund, by exchange and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Robins, Jr., by exchange, 2015 (2015:13).

1960s–present

Performance art

[no title]

Eva Hesse (American, born Germany, 1936-1970). Untitled, 1970. Fiberglass over wire mesh, latex over cloth over wire, box: 12 x 9 x 4 1/2 inches (30.5 x 22.9 x 11.5 cm); cord: 78 inches (198.2 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Elisabeth H. Gates and Sherman S. Jewett Funds, 1978 (1978:5). © Estate of Eva Hesse.

1970s

Post-Minimalism

Robert Barry (American, born 1936). Art Work (It Is Always Changing . . .), 1970. Wall-based installation accompanied by certificate, sheet: 10 7/8 x 8 3/8 inches (27.7 x 21.3 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; The Panza Collection and George B. and Jenny R. Mathews Fund, by exchange, Bequest of Arthur B. Michael, by exchange, Albert H. Tracy Fund, by exchange and Bequest of John Mortimer Schiff, by exchange, 2015 (2015:14.1).

Untitled Film Still

Cindy Sherman (American, born 1954). Untitled Film Still, 1979. Gelatin silver print, edition 5/10, 8 x 10 inches (20.4 x 25.4 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Steven and Cecile Biltekoff, 1997 (P1997:20). © Cindy Sherman.

1970s

The Pictures Generation

Ana Mendieta (American, born Cuba, 1948-1985). Still from Corazón de Roca con Sangre, 1975. Super 8 film, color, silent, transferred to DVD, edition of 6, running time: 3 minutes, 3 seconds. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Sherman S. Jewett Fund, by exchange, Gift of the Winfield Foundation, by exchange, Bequest of John Mortimer Schiff, by exchange and Gift of Thomas Robins, Jr. in memory of Louisa Robins, by exchange, 2014 (2014:5.1). © Estate of Ana Mendieta.

1970s-present

Feminist art/Body art

Hannah Wilke and her project at Four for the Fourth

Hannah Wilke (American, 1940-1993). Installation view from The Hannah Wilke Monument, 1976. Colored chewing gum on cardboard mounted on painted wood, each cardboard support (10 total): 7 x 5 inches (17.8 x 12.7 cm); secondary support (wood): 16 3/4 x 27 3/4 inches (42.6 x 70.5 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of the artist, 1976 (1976:10.1-10). © Estate of Hannah Wilke / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection and Archives, Buffalo, New York.

Elke-Akt 2

Georg Baselitz (German, born 1938). Elke-Akt 2, 1976. Oil on canvas, 78 3/4 x 63 3/4 inches (200.1 x 162 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., by exchange, 2001 (2001:10).

late 1970s–1990s

Neo-Expressionism

Untitled (The Buffalo Installation)

Jenny Holzer (American, born 1950). Untitled (The Buffalo Installation), 1991. Four marble benches, 17 x 65 7/8 x 28 7/16 inches (43.2 x 167.4 x 72.3 cm) each. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Charles Clifton, Charles W. Goodyear and George B. and Jenny R. Mathews Funds, 1991 (1991:6.1-4). © 1991 Jenny Holzer.

1980s and 1990s

Neo-Conceptual art

Cory Arcangel (American, born 1978). MIG 29 Soviet Fighter Plane and Clouds, 2005. Two handmade hacked Nintendo cartridges, two game systems and multichannel presentation, edition 5/5, dimensions variable. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Purchase Funds, 2006 (2006:11a-d).

Gap from the series Tiny Town

James Turrell (American, born 1943). Gap from the series “Tiny Town,” 2001. Light installation, dimensions variable. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; General Purchase Funds, 2005 (2005:44). Photograph by Tom Loonan. © James Turrell.

late 1970s–present

Light and space art

The River Cycle

Susan Philipsz (Scottish, born 1965). Installation view from The River Cycle, 2012. Six-channel sound installation, edition: 1/3, running time: 7 minutes, 50 seconds. Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Albert H. Tracy Fund, by exchange, Gift of the Winfield Foundation, by exchange, Fellows for Life Fund, by exchange, Philip J. Wickser Fund, by exchange and Harold M. Esty, Jr. Fund, 2012 (2012:15). © Susan Philipsz.

ca.1983-present

Sound art

Mark Bradford (American, born 1961). Butch Queen, 2016. Mixed media on canvas, support: 104 1/4 x 144 1/2 inches (264.8 x 367 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; George B. and Jenny R. Mathews Fund, by exchange, 2016 (2016:13). © 2016 Mark Bradford.