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Chris Fritton and Ric Royer's new catechism at Western New York Book Arts Center

Typography artist Chris Fritton’s current exhibit at the Western New York Book Arts Center is his project called The Baltimore Catechism.

A family of artists at Nina Freudenheim Gallery

A remarkably range of expression suffices the exhibition of art by the family Woodman on view at Nina Freudenheim Gallery. As early spring snow flurrys-up a midafternoon bright with sun-dappled, still bare branches of trees across North Street, the gallery is show casing recent works by Betty and George Woodman, an internationally renown ceramicist and her equally regarded painter, photographer husband, their son Charles, a electronic/video artist, and the estate of Francesca Woodman, now long dead daughter by suicide and perhaps the most intriguing artist of the family. Certainly her passing by defenestration, at the age of 22 in 1981, brings a kind of suspended ambivalence to her self-portrait photographs, which are both highly prized and widely exhibited.

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