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Gallery Talk—Menagerie: Animals on View

Friday, June 2, 2017

7 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

William Holbrook Beard (American, 1824–1900). The March of Silenus, ca. 1862. Oil on canvas, 45 x 35 inches (114.3 x 88.9 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Subscribers Fund, 1874 (1874:2).

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Join Albright-Knox Godin-Spaulding Curator & Curator for the Collection Holly E. Hughes for a discussion of the exhibition Menagerie: Animals on View.

In Menagerie: Animals on View, creatures—furred or feathered—are featured as agents of storytelling, humorous personifications, and echoes of the human spirit. Assembled from the Albright-Knox’s collection, it will bring together more than 50 paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, and videos.


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