This catalogue of selected works from the Albright-Knox's collection was published on the occasion of the sesquicentennial of the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, governing body of the Albright-Knox. This new book—which features highlights from one of America’s finest collections—is a must-have for art enthusiasts. It showcases the museum’s recent acquisitions and cornerstone works, tracing the evolution of modern and contemporary art. The first decade of the twenty-first century saw unprecedented growth in art production, with artists exploring new mediums, new approaches, and new subjects. This book illuminates and illustrates the range and diversity of the museum’s collection and reflects the experience of contemporary art. Visual conversations are rich in contrasts, with exciting discoveries at every turn.