1285 Elmwood Avenue
Statement of Purpose
The Albright-KnoxArtGallery is an outstanding center of
modern and contemporary art.Its
permanent collection, which includes works by most of the great artists
late 19th and the 20th centuries, as well as many emerging artists, has
cited as one of the world’s top international surveys of modern and
contemporary painting and sculpture.
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery enjoys a worldwide reputation as an
outstanding center of modern art.
Its collection of art through the centuries is especially rich in
American and European art of the past fifty years.
Highlights & Collections
The Albright-Knox is home to works by the great artists of the late
19th and 20th centuries, including Monet, van Gogh, Renoir, Degas,
Gauguin, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Modigliani, Georgia O'Keefe,
Jackson Pollock, and Andy Warhol.
The collection offers a panorama of art throught the centuries from
a Mesopotamian figure date 3,000 B.C. and Renaissance painting, to
eighteenth and nineteenth cenury art, Impressionism and
Post-Impressionism, Cubism Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism and art
of the 60s through the 90s.
The Panza Collection: An Experience of Color and
November 16, 2007 - February 28, 2008
Described by some as a
“modernist Medici,” Count Panza’s collection of contemporary art,
works of art from mid-20th century, mirrors that of the Albright-KnoxArtGallery and has
been the impetus this exhibition.Organized by Albright-Knox Senior Curator Doug Dreishpoon, it
include approximately 75 works by 17 American artists represented in
Collection.Color and light were the key
concepts used to plan this exhibition, which will consist of paintings,
sculptures, and artists’ installations. Beginning with artworks by
the use of actuallight from
the 1960s -- fluorescent light in works by Dan Flavin; Bruce Nauman’s
neon light; and the ethereal natural and artificial light installations
James Turrell -- the exhibition continues to the present with the
embodied in monochromatic paintings and sculptures by such artists as
Simpson, Phil Sims, and Anne Truitt.
Menafoglio, Varese, Italy
Admission & Directions
$8 seniors and
children 13 and under.
Fridays from 3
to10 p.m.,“Gusto at the Gallery,”
features a variety of free programs for visitors of all ages.
Douglas G. Schultz, Director
Kenneth Wayne, Ph.D., Curator
Cheryl Orlick, Public Information Officer
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