On July 18, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo will open a new exhibit of Op Art, or art which manipulates depth, perspective, space and color through optical illusions.
Artists whose work is being shown include Josef Albers, Richard Anuskiewicz, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak and Victor Vasareli. Their work will be on display through Oct. 26.
New gallery hours, starting this week, are Wednesdays through Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended hours on Thursdays and Fridays until 10 p.m. The gallery's excellent MUSE Restaurant will also be open for dinner until 10 p.m. on those two days. They are closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Admission is $10 for the general public, $8 for senior citizens and students, and free for those age 13 and younger. Fridays are free of charge after 3 p.m., and include live performances, in addition to the displayed art.
The gallery is located at 1285 Elmwood Ave., across from Rockwell Hall.
The Albright-Knox is located at 1285 Elmwood Ave. Call 882-8700 or check out www.albrightknox.org.
Buffalo Film Society
The Buffalo Film Society shows classic films each Thursday evening, using a 35-foot silver screen and a pure white carbon arc projector. It's at the classic Riviera Theatre, at 67 Webster St., in North Tonawanda. This week's show will be ''The Man They Could Not Hang.'' Next week's showing will be ''The Little Princess.''
Winks is compiled by Robert Plyler.