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...
Artist and provocateur, Dieter Roth was one of the most influential European artists of the postwar period. Born in Germany, Roth (1930-1998) found asylum from WWII as a youth in Switzerland. Known for his use of unorthodox materials ...
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.
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.
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...
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 14,000 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.
He is the current Educator in Charge at the Metropolitan Museum of Art since 2016. William B. Crow, the current Educator in Charge of Teaching and Learning at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has been [...]
Dear family, friends, and colleagues, I would like to announce that by the end of December 2018, I will be retiring from the position of Professor of Art and Director/Chief Curator of the Lehigh University [...]
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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 [...]
A dream come true. That’s what this exhibition is for Lehigh University Art Galleries Director/Chief Curator/Professor of Art Ricardo Viera. According to Viera, “This exhibition is the result of a decades-long collaboration with Wifredo Lam’s grandnephew [...]
The History of NAEMI NAEMI, short for National Art Exhibitions of the Mentally Ill, was founded in 1988 by Juan Martin. Martin worked as a counselor to mentally ill persons in Miami, Florida where he [...]
One might think that black and white photography would have little to do with Abstract Expressionism, a movement characterized by bold colors and sharp lines that developed in New York City during the 1940s and [...]