The art galleries at the University at Buffalo and the Albright-Knox and have teamed up to mount the first large-scale survey devoted to the works of Tony Conrad. The Buffalo-based artist was a professor of media study at UB from 1976 until his death in 2016. He was also a founder of Squeaky Wheel Film and Media Art Center and a frequent collaborator with Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center and the Burchfield Penney Art Center. Those organizations are partners in a community-wide exhibition called Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective. WBFO Arts & Culture Desk producer Scott Sackett looks at why this influential artist needs an introduction.
Click the links below for more information on related events for the retrospective and film screening.
- Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective Related Events
- Film Screening: Tony Conrad: Completely in the Present Friday, May 4, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
This story was written and produced by Scott Sackett and Paul Lamont.