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An Exhibit of Women Artists From the Burchfield Penney's Collection

Disclosure is an illumination of women as seen through the lens of about 60 art objects from the Burchfield Penney collection. The exhibition explores metaphors and themes in relation to beauty, work, and motherhood through more than 100 years of painting, photography, printmaking, textiles, sculpture, and ceramics.

Works by Matt Grote's Alter Ego at Villa Maria College

Matt Grote—he of the boisterously whimsical murals often found in conjunction with Chuck Tingley and Max Collins, the street art troika working out of Marcus Wise’s Gallery 464—has put up a little show of his own in the cloistered confines of Villa Maria College. I found the William Beltz Art Gallery and angled my way into the exhibition, which was crowded with the artist’s friends and family. Little clots of viewers easily half my age stood drinking wine taking a moment to step away and look at an artwork then stepping back into conversation. The gallery was small but brightly lit, the better to catch the reflective depth of shiny gloss resin coating nearly all the painted works.

Amos Sangster's Niagara at Meibohm Fine Arts

Late-19th-century Buffalo artist Amos Sangster’s great work was a portfolio of etchings of landscapes and waterscapes along the Niagara River, from Buffalo Harbor to Lake Ontario. The full run, lake to lake, and in many cases initial drawings/paintings for the studio production prints, are currently on display at the Meibohm Fine Arts gallery in East Aurora. The work was produced during the years 1886 to 1889.

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