A Revisiting South Bethlehem Conversation

Above: Cross Overlooking Bethlehem, PA (After Walker Evans), 1996, Silver Gelatin Print, 4/10 Linda Cummings is one of many talented photographers with works in LUAG’s exhibition Revisiting South Bethlehem. Below is a brief conversation between Linda and Ricardo about her works in the exhibition.  RV: You bring together diverse discourses: place, presence and absence, identity, feminism. What motivates that?… Read More A Revisiting South Bethlehem Conversation

Lehigh Students and LUAG Join Forces to Make Art More Accessible

  Above: Tactile for Luis Cruz Azaceta, Cloud, 2014, Archival pigment print Last spring, Brian Slocum received a call from the Lehigh University Art Galleries. At this time LUAG was in the midst of realizing their Accessible Art Initiative, which entailed creating audio descriptions and 3D, touchable representations for select works in their current exhibitions. LUAG inquired if Brian… Read More Lehigh Students and LUAG Join Forces to Make Art More Accessible

Fall 2015 Event Line Up

Below is the line up of events at LUAG for this semester. For more information about the events call us at 610.758.6880 or email luag@lehigh.edu. September 10 at 5pm, LUAG Lower Gallery Book Discussion: Envisioning Howard Finster Author Norman Girardot Lehigh University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Norman Girardot presents several short films and discusses his recently published… Read More Fall 2015 Event Line Up

Art Crossing Cultural Boundaries in ESL Classes

Each semester, English As A Second Language classes visit LUAG and integrate art into their programs. After all, art is a universal language and can cross cultural boundaries. Below are a few fruitful writings by ESL students from a class led by Mary Newbegin. After an outdoor sculpture tour the students were asked write an essay on a sculpture that… Read More Art Crossing Cultural Boundaries in ESL Classes

The Collection Around Campus

LUAG’s collection does not only hang in the galleries. It can be found around campus in nearly every academic building. This week our curatorial staff took a trip to the campus’ President’s House to acquire paintings for a masterworks exhibition scheduled for this fall. Paintings which hung over mantels and on beautiful wallpaper were taken down and replaced by other pieces from… Read More The Collection Around Campus

The Island of Jersey, Home to Edmund Blampied

Above: Edmund Blampied, Shore Harvest, 1921, Dry-point etching (a selection from Edmund Blampied (1886-1966): Etching & Drypoint, January 19- May 24, The Gallery at Rauch Business Center) The Island of Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands and officially known as Bailiwick of Jersey. It measures ten miles east to west and six miles north to south. During… Read More The Island of Jersey, Home to Edmund Blampied