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Opening Celebration  |  RICHARD KEGLER / P22 TYPE FOUNDRY: CHARLES E. BURCHFIELD (THE FONT PROJECT)

Part of M&T Second Friday

Friday, February 13, 2015, 5:30–7:30 pm

Join the Burchfield Penney for the opening of Richard Kegler/ P22 Type Foundry: Charles E. Burchfield (The Font Project).

In 2013, Richard Kegler, co-founder and lead designer of Buffalo NY-based P22 Type Foundry, was commissioned by the Burchfield Penney to create the Charles E. Burchfield font to honor the artist. This exhibition to celebrates the acquisition of the font into The Center’s collection. 

The exhibition features ephemera from the P22 Archive at The Center and various fonts it has developed over the past 20 years. Highlights include packaging and related material for the Duchamp font (now retired) as well as the Miro, Vincent (van Gogh) and Arts and Crafts fonts. The installation also includes archival objects from the Charles E. Burchfield Archives at the Burchfield Penney that were used in the development and design process. A limited edition specimen book of the type will be available in the Museum Store.

Works by the following P22 staff and collaborators who are part of this exhibition include:

Jimy Chambers
Carima El-Behairy
James Grieshaber
Brian Grunert
Colin Kahn
Alan Kegler
Denis Kegler
Kevin Kegler
Thomas Kegler
KC Kratt
Maria Pabico LaRotunda
David Lyttleton
Rod McKuen
Miranda Roth
Jim Rimmer
Pete Reiling
Michael Want

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    Special Event  |  M&T Second Friday

    Friday, February 13, 2015, 5:30–8 pm

    From openings and happy hours, programs, concerts, screenings or other special events, visitors experience the best of the Burchfield Penney on M&T Second Friday!