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A raw, post-industrial space on a resurgent block of Niagara Street will become home to Buffalo’s newest art space in June, when the recently launched Body of Trade and Commerce Gallery opens its doors to the public.The new commercial gallery at 1250 Niagara St., which had a soft opening during September’s Echo Art Fair in the Central Library, is the brainchild of former A…

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Over the last century, Buffalo has done practically everything in its power to erase Scajaquada Creek from the city’s landscape. And over the course of the next century, a group of neighborhood residents is hoping to bring it back.The storied history of the creek and the ambitions of those hoping to resuscitate it are on display in a compact exhibition of photograph…

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Over the last century, Buffalo has done practically everything in its power to erase Scajaquada Creek from the city’s landscape. And over the course of the next century, a group of neighborhood residents is hoping to bring it back.The storied history of the creek and the ambitions of those hoping to resuscitate it are on display in a compact exhibition of photographs of th…

DETROIT – National and local philanthropic foundations have committed $330 million toward a deal that would help preserve the Detroit Institute of Arts’ renowned collection by bolstering the city’s employee pension funds, federal mediators involved in the city’s bankruptcy proceedings announced Monday.A group including the Ford Foundation, the Kresge Foundation and the Joh…

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An art project of biblical proportions will begin to take shape this summer in the Burchfield Penney Art Center as a group of artists and curators prepare to float a barge loaded with art and music along the Erie Canal from Buffalo to Brooklyn and back.The multi-year project will begin its first public phase July 11 in the main gallery of the Burchfield Penney, when organi…

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Collage artist Dylan England makes work about the ideas of comfort and home. Those potent and endlessly fertile subjects, which animate the work of many local artists such as painter Amy Greenan and sculptor Patrick Robideau, take the form of old photographs and scrawled writing in a new exhibition of England’s work opening Friday in 464 Gallery (464 Amherst St.).“Country …

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It’s been a good few months for photographer Phil Pantano.“The American Worker,” his series of 19 stylized, black-and-white portraits, was on view in a popular exhibition in Main Street Studios in June. The series also appeared in the June issue of Adore Noir, a niche magazine for black-and-white photography enthusiasts. And now, after aggressively marketing his series to …

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Collage artist Dylan England makes work about the ideas of comfort and home. Those potent and endlessly fertile subjects, which animate the work of many local artists such as painter Amy Greenan and sculptor Patrick Robideau, take the form of old photographs and scrawled writing in a new exhibition of England’s work opening Friday in 464 Gallery (464 Amherst St.).“Country …

In 1983, when experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer traveled to Buffalo to screen her films for the local lesbian and gay community, she received an unusual welcome.“I was met at the Buffalo airport by the vice squad, who wanted to see if there was any pornography in [my films]. I was so humiliated, but I decided it was more important for me to sit with the vice squad and …

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It’s been a good few months for photographer Phil Pantano.“The American Worker,” his series of 19 stylized, black-and-white portraits, was on view in a popular exhibition in Main Street Studios in June. The series also appeared in the June issue of Adore Noir, a niche magazine for black-and-white photography enthusiasts. And now, after aggressively marketing his series to …

In 1983, when experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer traveled to Buffalo to screen her films for the local lesbian and gay community, she received an unusual welcome.“I was met at the Buffalo airport by the vice squad, who wanted to see if there was any pornography in [my films]. I was so humiliated, but I decided it was more important for me to sit with the vice squad and …

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When it comes to reducing specific kinds of loneliness or sorrow into a single word, the Germans have it figured out.Take their word “Waldeinsamkeit,” which translates roughly as “the feeling of being alone in the woods.” That word serves as the title and inspiration for a new environmental installation opening Friday in Glow Gallery, the new art space at 224 Allen St., cu…

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When it comes to reducing specific kinds of loneliness or sorrow into a single word, the Germans have it figured out.Take their word “Waldeinsamkeit,” which translates roughly as “the feeling of being alone in the woods.” That word serves as the title and inspiration for a new environmental installation opening Friday in Glow Gallery, the new art space at 224 Allen St., cu…

LOS ANGELES – On the lawn of a Claremont church, just like at many churches at this time of year, cutouts of wise men on camelback head toward a makeshift stable, a meager wooden structure where Mary and Joseph have huddled inside.But instead of an infant Jesus cradled in his mother’s arms, the Nativity at Claremont United Methodist Church – the creation of congregant and …

The ground beneath the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is rumbling.Committees have been convened. The word “expansion” seems to be tripping off everyone’s tongue. And a “master plan” for the growth of the gallery was completed earlier this year by Snohetta, the architecture firm responsible for the redesign of Times Square in New York City and the $350 million expansion of the S…