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By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Watercolor painter Charles E. Burchfield, at his best, was a conduit through which nature spoke. He carted his easel and brushes and paints into the wilds of West Seneca, peered into the woods for ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Western New York’s studios and galleries will be giving the malls a run for their money once again this year, as artists and gallerists showcase their wares in hopes of luring holiday shoppers. Here... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Last week, as news of the death of Buffalo-raised activist and author Leslie Feinberg made its way across social media, dozens of Western New Yorkers offered personal reflections on Feinberg’s life ... Read More

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

If the thought of heading to the Walden Galleria on Black Friday terrifies you, here’s one way to ease into the hectic holiday shopping season without dropping a dime: Head to the 1045 Elmwood ... Read More

Friday, November 21, 2014

It’s a great time for anyone interested in the forgotten artistic history of Western New York. At the Burchfield Penney Art Center, an ambitious exhibition culled from more than a dozen public ... Read More

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

As a teaser for a new contemporary art gallery set to open next spring in a former church at Richmond Avenue and West Ferry Street, curator Emily Winslow is mounting a pop-up exhibition Friday and Sat... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Artist: Kathleen Giles // Title: "Woman in the Yellow Shirt" // On view Nov. 22 in Giles 18th annual open gallery and home studio event, 2336 Hartland Road., Gasport One bright afternoon in late Au... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In many mid-sized American cities, the careers of local artists who achieved great fame and popularity in their day are too often doomed to perpetual irrelevance. But not in Buffalo, where staffers at... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Monday, November 10, 2014

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery (1285 Elmwood Ave.) is known around the world for its collection of abstract expressionist masterpieces, which serve as a peerless chronicle of an American movement conce... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Some paintings, like the impossibly huge seascape by Anselm Kiefer that hung for the past year in Albright-Knox Art Gallery, inspire immediate reverence and awe. Kiefer’s painting strives to fe... Read More
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