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.
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 [...]