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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,…

The impact of World War II on American visual culture, in a word that could have been invented for the purpose, is incalculable. The shock waves of that global cataclysm, whether on Abstract Expressionist canvases or avant-garde films, continue to reverberate through the art world. They are so vast, variegated and far-flung as to seem almost impossible to grasp. But by z…

An ambitious, nine-channel video installation by the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson and a crew of collaborators will open Feb. 25 in the University at Buffalo Art Gallery in Amherst. “The Visitors,” shot in 2012 at a “rambling and slightly decrepit mansion” in Dutchess County, features performers in separate, lushly decorated rooms as they simultaneously sing…

For many artists in all media, color is one of many crucial ingredients. But for some, color is the medium itself. Work by 10 such artists will go on view in the University at Buffalo Art Gallery on UB’s North Campus in Amherst on Thursday in “Splitting Light,” a show designed to highlight artists whose work “explores the effect color has on both mood and space” …

It’s been a long, cold winter and we’ve all been cooped up way too long. It’s time to go out and do something fun – especially with spring break in the air. However, if you are still paying off those holiday bills, your entertainment budget might be limited. But you don’t have to be stuck in the house due to lack of funds. There are sever…