When We Were Young:
Rethinking Abstraction from the University at Albany Art Collections (1967-present)

(Main Gallery/Second Floor)

October 6 - December 16, 2017

UAM 50th Anniversary and Homecoming Welcome Reception:
Friday, October 20, 5 –7 pm

Exhibition Tours:
Saturday, October 21, 11 am and 1 pm,
with Dr. Robert R. Shane, art historian and contributing essayist to the exhibition.

Looking back at highlights from the earliest years of the University at Albany Art Collections, this exhibition shines a fresh light on late-Modernist abstraction as it relates to current trends in contemporary art. Artists include Josef Albers, Max Bill, Jack Bosson, Chryssa, Gene Davis, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Michael Kidner, Kim Lim, Luis Molinari-Flores, Henry Pearson, Peter Taylor among others.

Funding for the exhibition and publication provided by UAlbany’s Office of the President and Office of the Provost, The University at Albany Foundation, and University Auxiliary Services.



Luis Molinari-Flores
Untitled II, n.d.
Lithograph on paper, 30 x 40 inches
Gift of Thomas Scala
Collection of University Art Museum,
State University of New York on behalf of the
University at Albany Foundation