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2012 Future Curators Exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Continuing on the epidermic theme of last years exhibition, Raw, the then “junior” now “future” curators show at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is titled Calloused, in the sense of one’s emotional skin being rubbed by the abrading experiences of life until a resolute hardness is worked on the surface. What is beneath the surface is presented in the work of 13 high school artists chosen by 13 high school curators, now on display in the tunnel space linked to Clifton Hall.

Remembering Peltier and Wounded Knee at El Buen Amigo

The feature work in the current exhibit at El Buen Amigo, a painting/print by American Indian activist and artist and allegedly political prisoner Leonard Peltier, is upstaged by an accompanying series of photos by an unnamed photographer or photographers of scenes mostly related to the 1970s Wounded Knee uprising on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservaion, in which Peltier took part.

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