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For three days, a lovingly restored turn-of-the-century house at 78 Summer St. that once belonged to watercolorist Margaret Martin will be transformed into an art gallery for a presentation of “Forefront,” an exhibition featuring 40 artworks by contemporary and historic women artists from Western New York. The show, organized by the newly formed business Resource:Art – a …

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Though it existed for only 25 years, the Art Institute of Buffalo made a series of remarkable, wide-ranging and lasting contributions to the culture of the region. The brief but productive life of the school, which operated from 1931 to 1956 in locations throughout the city, is the focus of an exhibition on view in the Benjaman Gallery. It was, as a Benjaman Gallery relea…

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In an effort to generate buzz for the Echo Art Fair planned for May 13-15 at OSC Manufacturing & Equipment Services, fair organizers will mount a pop-up exhibition on March 24-26 at the Manhattan event space Highline Loft. The show, organized by Echo in collaboration with Buffalo-based outfits Body of Trade and Commerce Gallery, Indigo Art and Benjaman Gallery Group, …

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The late Buffalo artist Jeanette Blair, whose landscapes and abstractions seemed to vibrate with the thrum of nature, will be remembered in a memorial service planned for 2 p.m. March 13 in the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Across a prolific career that extended from the 1940s to into the 1990s and beyond, Blair's paintings have been featured in exhibitions in the Albrigh…

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The Benjaman Gallery is a treasure trove of artwork by international and local artists, its various rooms in this two-story former home in the Elmwood Village hung salon-style. Opening on Aug. 1, also in keeping with the festive First Friday tradition, is the exhibition “Legacy: Early 20th Century Works by Burchfield, Renouard and Sisti.” The gallery, usually referred to …