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By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sometimes an art gallery is more than just an art gallery. Since its launch in 2008, Marcus Wise’s 464 Gallery on Amherst Street has played an important role in the artistic life of the city and... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, May 18, 2015

Three “glacial boulders,” created from weathering steel, were removed from wooden pallets and placed into position Tuesday on the front lawn of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, May 18, 2015

As the idea of environmental sustainability moves away from the fringe and into the mainstream, it’s beginning to pop up in some surprising places and creating some unexpected bedfellows. Case... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Saturday, May 9, 2015

The masks we wear and their various uses – nefarious and otherwise – are the subject of a new exhibition of drawings by Patrick Foran on view through Aug. 9 in Niagara University’s Castellani... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, April 30, 2015

For many decades, the artistic landscape of Western New York has been enriched immeasurably – if often quietly – by the contributions of the region’s many colleges and universities. Those... Read More

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Artists don’t come much more driven or self-assured than Mierle Laderman Ukeles, who has held the title of artist in residence at the New York City Department of Sanitation since 1977.... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

In Felice Koenig’s comfortably cluttered home studio on Auburn Avenue late last week, the artist sat with C. Allan Ryan, an 86-year-old retiree, on either side of a paint-splattered table strewn... Read More

Monday, April 20, 2015

Roberley Bell’s Seussian sculptures often seem as if they have grown spontaneously out of their surrounding environment, like genetically engineered crops cultivated by some insane... Read More

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Synesthesia may be one of the constants of Emil Schult’s long career as a musician, poet and painter. The exhibit, “Portrait of a Media Artist Pioneer,” opening with a reception... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, April 6, 2015

If you’re even remotely interested in visual art and its connection to the worlds of sound and music, put the Burchfield Penney Art Center (1300 Elmwood Ave.) on your weekend itinerary. The... Read More

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