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Local museums and galleries are constantly acquiring work. Most often, these pieces flow into the collections of our larger museums and galleries with very little fanfare, seeping into curated exhibitions over many decades. But as budgets for more ambitious thematic exhibitions tighten, more institutions are turning to displays of recent acquisitions. (See: "50 for 50" …

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Three buildings in rapidly changing city neighborhoods will receive temporary makeovers in August as part of a public art project that will repurpose hundreds of yards of donated fabric into enormous tapestries to shroud the structures’ facades. The community-fueled project, sponsored by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery and executed by Brooklyn-based artist Amanda Browder, w…

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After decades of exhibitions, books and dinner table discussions about the artistic and literary heyday of the University at Buffalo in the 1960s and ’70s, certain names are chiseled into the city’s cultural consciousness like saints on the wall of a Gothic cathedral: Charles Olson. John Barth. Robert Creeley. Leslie Fiedler.But one name that doesn’t show up much in the on…

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At the entrance of the new “Martha Jackson Graphics” exhibit on the first floor of the University at Buffalo Anderson Gallery is a large version of the logo Jackson used on the materials she and her son, David Anderson, sold and published.The accessible and engaging exhibit chronicles the impact that Jackson, the legendary art dealer, gallery owner and Buffalo native, had …