New Exhibition of Modern and Contemporary Work at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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BUFFALO, NY.- A new exhibition of modern and contemporary work rooted in the exploration, observation, and construction of the landscape opened at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery on Friday, February 18, 2011. Curator Heather Pesanti’s multi-layered approach to this exhibition results in a dialogue between curator, collection, artist, and author. In addition to showing multiple new acquisitions alongside well-known works from the Gallery’s Collection, Pesanti has invited five Buffalo-based artists to both exhibit their work and make their own selections from the Collection. An additional layer to this innovative exploration is the inclusion of several rare art poetry books that will allow visitors to the Gallery to further explore the visual alongside the literary. Surveyor explores the theme of humanity’s relationship with, and fervent desire to understand, the natural world in which we live. The works on