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By Colin Dabkowski » Tuesday, December 16, 2014

For a booming city at the height of its power and influence, Alexander O. Levy was the right artist at the right time.When the German-born artist arrived here from New York City in 1909 to work as an ... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Artist: Julie Molloy // Exhibition: "Inside Voices" // Through Jan. 5 in Rō For Julie Molloy, the human face is a source of deep fascination, a contested zone where our internal emotions often cla... Read More

By Joseph DiDomizio » Tuesday, November 25, 2014

“Tacita Dean: The Friar’s Doodle,” a meditative and engrossing four-piece exhibit made up of three gouache on gelatin silver prints and the eponymous 16 mm silent film, occupies t... Read More

By Brooke Leboeuf » Monday, November 24, 2014

There is a certain fearlessness to Helen Frankenthaler. It is evident both in her work and in the way she forged a remarkable career through the male-dominated art world of the 1950s. As a young pa... Read More

By Joseph DiDomizio » Friday, November 21, 2014

After ascending the graphite-surrounded stairs between the 1962 Knox building and the 1905 Albright building, the bright colors and attractive shapes of the delightful new “Imperfections By Chance: ... Read More

By Joseph DiDomizio » Thursday, October 30, 2014

A dazzling cross section of gig posters, advertisements and stylish prints that together looks like a sound wave unfurls across the walls of the Western New York Book Arts Center, showcasing the imagi... Read More

By Joseph DiDomizio » Wednesday, October 22, 2014

“Art=Text=Art: Private Languages/Public Systems” the substantial and provocative new traveling exhibit in the University at Buffalo’s Anderson Gallery, studies the chemistry betwe... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Thursday, October 16, 2014

When I visited Alexandra Spaulding’s installation in the Castellani Art Museum on a recent overcast afternoon, the galleries were abandoned except for a man mopping the floor of the main galler... Read More

By Colin Dabkowski » Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A series of calm, cool and collected monotypes by Anne Bonte line the walls of Studio Hart, not so much screaming out to the viewer as whispering in muffled tones about the landscapes of southern Fran... Read More

By Brooke Leboeuf » Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Amanda Besl’s latest solo show “Psyche’s Knot,” on view at BT&C Gallery through Nov. 1, features a number of strikingly beautiful works that are as deeply allegorical a... Read More
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