Latin American Art Is American Art. Abstraction, conceptualism, the politics of identity: these are the territories of contemporary art in America. Not surprisingly, these concerns belong to artists of many backgrounds with diverse personal histories. Contemporary Latin American Art focuses on the ways Latino artists have carved out a place within the mainstream...
An open air sculpture along Memorial Walkway. Visitors to Lehigh University’s Memorial Walkway can walk among the sculpture’s three elements, observing curves, texture, and seductive voids—ongoing concerns in many of Allaik’s works.
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...
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...
A Collaborative Sound Sculpture. Celebrating 20 Years of Zoellner Arts Center. Humming computers. A droning HVAC system. The murmur of voices in a crowded lobby. These often unnoticed sounds create a sonic landscape that provides raw material for sound sculptor Scott Sherk. By chopping, compressing, and recombining recordings of these ambient sounds,...
Lehigh University Art Galleries (LUAG) is the Teaching Museum at Lehigh University
LUAG maintains and develops the university’s world-class art collection of over 13,000 objects, presenting exhibitions in galleries located throughout Lehigh’s three campuses. All LUAG exhibitions and events are free and open to the public.
This website has been made possible through the generous support of Alice and Richard S. Thall ’55, and Ronald J. Ulrich ’67.
Retirement has been anything but boring for LUAG volunteer Frank E. Podleiszek. Frank returned to his hometown of Bethlehem in 1988 after an early retirement from teaching music at the Morrisville Borough School District in [...]
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The visual power of words... has captivated the human imagination since the invention of writing. In the hands of artists and poets, this raw material is stretched and transformed into a limitless array [...]
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Latin American Art Is American Art. Abstraction, conceptualism, the politics of identity: these are the territories of contemporary art in America. Not surprisingly, these concerns belong to artists of many [...]
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In 1955, Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank... traveled across the United states, shooting a quintessentially American social landscape from an outsider’s perspective. Made possible by a Guggenheim foundation fellowship, this now-iconic road trip yielded [...]
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What’s happening with Asa? For over forty years, the monumental portrait of Lehigh University founder Asa Packer has watched over students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and friends in the Asa Packer Dining Room at the [...]