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Photographs Are Ideas

2018-02-08T12:09:27+00:00 January 24th, 2018|

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 was only one photograph.  With this discovery his first IDEA was born: to build a teaching collection centered around works-on-paper, including photography.

September 21: Juan Castillo Vázquez on Wifredo Lam, 4:10PM

2017-08-24T16:56:37+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

Join us for a lecture and reading by Wifredo Lam's great nephew, Juan Castillo Vázquez, in conjunction with the exhibition The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955.  The lecture will take place at 4:10PM in Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center.  This is a Spanish language talk with English transcription provided, including excerpts from Wifredo Lam's poetry.  Reception to follow.  All LUAG events are free and open to the public.

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The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940-1955

2017-08-25T13:52:03+00:00 August 30th, 2017|

Lehigh University Art Galleries is pleased to present The Drawings of Wifredo Lam: 1940 – 1955, the first monographic exhibition of works by Lam from a prestigious private Cuban collection to travel to the United States. Comprised of twenty-one rarely seen works on paper the exhibition will open to the public this August 30 and will remain on view until December 10, 2017.

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March 2: Reception and Gallery Talk for Area Artists 2017; featuring area musician Gary Joseph Hassay.

2017-02-13T11:28:02+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|

March 2: Area musician Gary Joseph Hassay will perform a short program of spontaneous compositions at the reception and gallery talk for Area Artists 2017. Hassay's performance, dedicated to these exceptional artists, precedes a gallery Q & A with Kerns, Slahta, Ross, Badt, and Sherk. Doors open at 6pm, performance at 6:30 pm. LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner Arts Center.

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CANCELLED: February 9: Gallery Talk with professors Sawicki and Viera, 6 PM.

2017-02-13T11:29:30+00:00 February 9th, 2017|

ATTENTION: This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Join LU professors Nicholas Sawicki and Ricardo Viera for a gallery talk and walkthrough of the exhibition The Art of Collecting at the LUAG Main Gallery, Zoellner. 6 pm. Reception to follow.

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