Visual Arts Program
 


Friday, September 25, 1992

WRITTEN IN SAND: OPENING RECEPTION

Presented at:
Hallwalls

Opening reception for Karen Finley's installation and memorial to AIDS victims. Visitors to the gold painted, sand filled, and candlelit room are invited to write the names of those who have died from AIDS in the shifting sand. Presented in conjunction with CURTAIN UP!

 
Installation shot and wall text for Karen Finley's "Written In the Sand"

 
 
341 DELAWARE AVE.
BUFFALO, NY 14202
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GALLERY HOURS:
Tues.—Fri. 11-6
Sat. 11-2
Sun. & Mon. closed

IN THE GALLERY
from Sep. 22, 2017
through Nov. 3, 2017
 

David Schirm
All The Glad Variety


Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color, Schirm's original point o ...