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.
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 January 28th, 2016|
Guardians of the Wind, installed on Memorial Walkway, is a group of tall wooden sculptures that organically twist, turn, break, and fluidly join through space. Situated in a cluster, they beckon the onlooker to explore [...]
2016-09-07T05:17:29+00:00 January 18th, 2016|
LUAG recently introduced its first self guided audio tour and it is available for the exhibition Object as Subject. The tour provides visitors with educational information about artworks in the exhibition which can be accessed from inside or outside of the museum, including at home. Simply dial 610.628.2384 [...]
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 January 8th, 2016|
Ellsworth Kelly, who died in his home in Spencertown last month, was a painter, sculptor and printmaker well known for hard-edge painting, Color Field painting and minimalism. His piece Green Curve with Radius of Twenty Feet [...]
2016-09-07T04:52:38+00:00 December 10th, 2015|
Above: Carmen Herrera, Verde y Negro, 1995, Serigraph In the exhibition "...Of The Americas", LUAG Lower Gallery, August 26, 2015 - June 4,2017 Carmen Herrera sold her first painting at the age of 89, and [...]
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 November 10th, 2015|
Above: Cross Overlooking Bethlehem, PA (After Walker Evans), 1996, Silver Gelatin Print, 4/10 Linda Cummings is one of many talented photographers with works in LUAG's exhibition Revisiting South Bethlehem. Below is a brief conversation between Linda and Ricardo [...]
2016-10-22T13:48:11+00:00 October 27th, 2015|
Tactile for Oswaldo Guayasamín, (Blue Head) from De Orbe Novo Decades Portfolio, 1989, Etching & Lithograph Above: Tactile for Luis Cruz Azaceta, Cloud, 2014, Archival pigment print Last spring, Brian Slocum received a call from the Lehigh [...]