Albright-Knox Art Gallery to Screen Hands As Far As the Eye Can See

May 2, 2023
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Welcome to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, where we invite you to embark on a unique visual journey exploring the profound beauty and significance of hands. In this extraordinary exhibition, we bring you an exquisite collection of artwork that showcases hands as the focal point, capturing their essence, power, and remarkable ability to communicate.

The Art of Hand Gesture

Within the realm of art, hands have long been revered as powerful tools of expression, conveying a range of emotions, stories, and connections. From gentle caresses to passionate embraces, from intricate movements to striking poses, the human hand serves as a universal language, capable of transcending cultural and linguistic barriers.

Hands Across Cultures

By examining hands across different cultures and artistic traditions, this exhibition celebrates the diversity and universality of human touch. Through paintings, sculptures, photographs, and mixed media installations, we invite you to appreciate the myriad ways in which artists from across the globe have used their creative genius to immortalize the beauty and significance of hands.

The Emotional Language

Hands possess an innate ability to evoke and convey emotions. Whether it's the delicate touch of a newborn's hand, the tenderness of a handshake, or the clenched fist of determination, each gesture captures a unique narrative. Through the eyes of talented artists, we can explore the inherent emotions carried within every movement and touch.

Exploring the Collection

Our exhibition houses an extensive collection of masterpieces, carefully curated to provide you with a multi-dimensional understanding of hands as artistic subjects. From classical interpretations to contemporary explorations, we have sourced artworks that captivate, provoke thought, and awaken a deep appreciation for the countless stories hands can tell.

A Study of Movement

Witness the dynamic energy and fluidity of hands in motion. Delve into a series of captivating paintings capturing the grace of dancers' hands mid-performance or the swift movements of musicians as they produce melodic harmonies. Experience the beauty of fleeting moments frozen in time, forever celebrating the artistry of hand movements.

Sculpting Humanity

Marvel at the intricately carved sculptures that immortalize hands in timeless beauty. Whether portraying sublime tenderness or raw strength, each three-dimensional artwork showcases the skill and craftsmanship of artists who have meticulously crafted the human hand, elevating it to a symbol of human connection and vulnerability.

The Inspirational Power

As you immerse yourself in this exhibition, we hope you will find inspiration in the captivating narratives woven by artists' interpretations of hands. Witnessing the connection between creator and subject, you may discover your own unique perspective on the importance of touch, communication, and the profound impact of human interaction.

Plan Your Visit

If you're ready to embark on this awe-inspiring journey into the world of hands, we invite you to plan your visit to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Immerse yourself in the power of art that celebrates the magnificent capacities of hands, fostering an appreciation for the profound beauty and significance they hold in our lives.

Opening Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday: 12pm - 6pm


The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is conveniently located in the heart of [City], [State]. Our address is [Gallery Address]. Please refer to our website for detailed directions and parking information.

Ticket Prices

Adults: $15

Seniors (65+) and Students: $10

Children (12 and under): Free

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly staff. You can contact us by phone at [Gallery Phone Number] or by email at [Gallery Email Address]. We look forward to welcoming you to the Albright-Knox Art Gallery!