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

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

March 2: Reception and Gallery Talk for Area Artists 2017; featuring area musician Gary Joseph Hassay.

March 2: Area musician Gary Joseph Hassay will perform a short program of spontaneous compositions at the reception and gallery talk for Area Artists 2017. Hassay’s performance, dedicated to these exceptional artists, precedes a gallery Q & A with Kerns, Slahta, Ross, Badt, and Sherk. Doors open at 6pm, performance at 6:30 pm. LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.… Read More March 2: Reception and Gallery Talk for Area Artists 2017; featuring area musician Gary Joseph Hassay.

The Art of Collecting

Museum collections are alive. Like the culture around them, they grow and change, responding to new ideas and new circumstances ranging from iPhones to ISIS. The culture engine never stops, and likewise the collecting museum feels an urgency to reflect how the world is changing around it. By acquiring new objects…… Read More The Art of Collecting

Area Artists 2017

Deborah Slahta, Judith Joy Ross, Ed Kerns, Pat Badt and Scott Sherk.

Area Artists is a biennial exhibition presenting the works of established artists and art educators of the eastern Pennsylvania region. The exhibition includes works by Deborah Slahta (ceramics), Judith Joy Ross (photography), Ed Kerns (Painting), and the collaborative team of Pat Badt (painting and book making) and Scott Sherk (sculpture and sound art).… Read More Area Artists 2017