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Mark 2015 down as another banner year for visual art in Western New York. From meticulously curated gallery exhibitions to sprawling museum shows to countless new murals and public art projects, never has the selection seemed so varied. With that infinite variety in mind, here are 10 of my favorite art exhibitions and projects of the dozens I saw this year, in no parti…

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We tend to view improvisation as the exclusive province of artists. We don't typically think of scientists as great improvisers, at least not the way we think of the inspired trills of John Coltrane or the low-brow antics of Wayne Brady. But perhaps we should. Hallwalls' Science and Art Cabaret, a long-running series of periodic meetings of artsy science types and …

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A de facto highlight reel of Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center’s illustrious history will be on display Thursday night in Asbury Hall, as the organization brings 40 pieces of art to the auction block for its 40th anniversary fundraiser. Organizers of the auction, dubbed “Forty For Forty,” set out to include pieces from every decade of Hallwalls’ existence, rangin…