February 4 through April 5, 2014
Blue Plastic Bubbles:
Paintings by Lamar Peterson
Featuring paintings, works on paper, and mixed-media collage, this exhibition looks at the last ten years of Peterson’s darkly comic portrayals of the American Dream. Inspired by CNN, children's books, elementary school bulletin boards, and horror movies, Peterson is best known for his candy-colored, meticulously-rendered narrative paintings of the black suburban everyman and his nuclear family. More...
Selections from The University at Albany Art Collections
American Playlist will include over 125 artworks selected from the University at Albany Art Collections. Cutting a wide swath across American art, history, and culture from the early 1900s through 2012, the exhibition presents the work of iconic American masters such as Edward Steichen, Jacob Lawrence, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andy Warhol alongside lesser known and younger artists including our own alum. More...