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.
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 April 28th, 2016|
Here at LUAG we are always ecstatic when Lehigh teachers integrate the collection into their curriculum. This past semester Susan Kart of Art, Architecture and Design required her ART 002 students to write a formal analysis on a piece [...]
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 April 11th, 2016|
We were recently pleasantly surprised by a fantastic post written by a student on the Arts@Lehigh blog about the Lehigh University Art Galleries. Presently a senior, the student relates an in-between classes visit to LUAG with classmates. During their visit they encountered [...]
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 April 4th, 2016|
Evans, Walker, Bethlehem Graveyard and Steel Mill. Pennsylvania (Saint Michael's Cemetery) 1935 (1982 LCR), Gelatin silver print from nitrate negative Did you know that Lehigh University is only blocks away from the site [...]
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 February 26th, 2016|
Did you know that each and every object in our exhibition ...Of The Americas is accompanied by a few paragraphs written by a curator who specializes in Latin American Art? José Antonio Navarrete is a critic, researcher, and independent [...]
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 February 9th, 2016|
Tom Sternal’s King and Queen, c. 1990 featured on LUAG’s Spring 2016 brochure are not very centrally located on campus, but they are probably seen by thousands of viewers a day. Located next to Interstate [...]