Karyn Olivier

Horger Artist-in-Residence for Art | Architecture | Design. The Horger Artist-in-Residence is a semester-long residency that brings noteworthy talent to Lehigh University.  Every year the residency  rotates between the fields of Music, Theater or Art|Architecture|Design. … Read More Karyn Olivier

Photographs Are Ideas

Photography has been a lifelong passion for LUAG Director and Chief Curator Ricardo Viera. When Viera first came to Lehigh University in 1974, his priority was to establish professional standards for the art works he found.  To his dismay, he discovered—among the many paintings, prints, and coins which made up the fine art collection—there was only one photograph.  With this discovery his first IDEA was born: to build a teaching collection centered around works-on-paper, including photography.… Read More Photographs Are Ideas

February 8: Opening Reception for all Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Join us February 8 at the LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center for a reception celebrating all of our Spring 2018 Exhibitions.  6-8PM.  Refreshments.  All LUAG events are free and open to the public. Lehigh University Art Galleries • Teaching Museum (LUAG) inspires, develops, and promotes visual literacy and cultural understanding through cross-disciplinary educational opportunities… Read More February 8: Opening Reception for all Spring 2018 Exhibitions

Contemporary Japanese Prints

The world of contemporary Japanese prints is a confluence of techniques, cross-cultural exchange, and historical influences. The effect of Japanese aesthetics on European artists like Whistler, Degas, and Van Gogh is well-known; but Japanese artists also borrowed many ideas from their contemporaries in the West.… Read More Contemporary Japanese Prints

Study Night At The Museum

Study Night At The Museum provides students with an alternative study space as they gear up for finals. Bring a friend and your study material and prepare to conquer your finals surrounded by art in the quiet and peaceful LUAG Lower Gallery. When you need a mental break from studying you’re invited to explore the… Read More Study Night At The Museum

November 2: Robert Mann discusses Aaron Siskind

Join us as Robert Mann, director of the Robert Mann Gallery, NYC, discusses the photography of Aaron Siskind.  Light refreshments provided. Founded in 1985, Robert Mann Gallery is one of the preeminent photography galleries in the world. Through a diverse roster that highlights both a prominent group of contemporary artists and an outstanding collection of twentieth-century masters, its program interrogates the role of photographic medium—to capture or invent, purify or distort, and to take on new identities—while celebrating its unique history.… Read More November 2: Robert Mann discusses Aaron Siskind

September 21: Juan Castillo Vázquez on Wifredo Lam, 4:10PM

Join us for a lecture and reading by Wifredo Lam’s great nephew, Juan Castillo Vázquez, in conjunction with the exhibition The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955.  The lecture will take place at 4:10PM in Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center.  This is a Spanish language talk with English transcription provided, including excerpts from Wifredo Lam’s poetry.  Reception to follow.  All LUAG events are free and open to the public.

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The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955

Lehigh University Art Galleries is pleased to present The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940 – 1955, the first monographic exhibition of works by Lam from a prestigious private Cuban collection to travel to the United States. Comprised of twenty-one rarely seen works on paper the exhibition will open to the public this August 30 and will remain on view until December 10, 2017.… Read More The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955

María Martínez-Cañas

Special thanks to Tony Ulloa, Casa Serena Collection, for the loan of works to this exhibition. María Martínez-Cañas is a photographer who works beyond the limits of the camera.  Conceptually driven, she dissects, collages, digitally manipulates, erases, and recombines images, resulting in a range of forms that includes: photomontage, camera-less photograms, sculptural installation, and archival… Read More María Martínez-Cañas