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an artist talk with
Allan Wexler,
Kirsten Hassenfeld, and Arnaldo Morales
Thursday, December 11
12:30 - 1:30pm
In collaboration with the City and Humanities Program

Art Department Talk:
Valerie Hegarty
Monday, December 8
5pm – 6pm

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From left to right: Pavel Acosta, Portrait of a Woman, by Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam), From the series Stolen from the Met, 2014 (detail) Photo: Courtesy of the artist;
Kirsten Hassenfeld, Star upon Star, 2011 Photo: Courtesy of the artist; Allan Wexler. Engagement, 2012 Photo: Courtesy of Ronald Feldman Gallery; Susan Chrysler White, Medusa, 2013. Photo: Courtesy of the artist.                    

Pavel Acosta / Amelia Biewald / Ignacio Gonzalez-Lang / Kirsten Hassenfeld
Miler Lagos / Arnaldo Morales / Susana Solano / Leslie Wayne
Allan Wexler / Marjorie Welish / Susan Chrysler White



Source Material examines the connection between the conceptual beginnings
of a work of art and its finished form, focusing on ideas, processes, techniques, and materials. 



Gees bend card

Gee’s Bend Tradition (Feb. 5 – April 24, 2015) will explore the historical roots of the Gee’s Bend community, its design aesthetics, and its ongoing quilting tradition. Gee’s Bend is a rural community southwest of Selma, Alabama, located on a peninsula created by the dramatic bends in the Alabama River. Most of the residents are descendants of the slaves who worked the plantation that once occupied the site. The quilters of Gee’s Bend are known for their unexpected pattern combinations, bold geometries that break free of rigid grids, and their asymmetrical improvisations that suggest the minimalist patterns of the Amish and recall the innovations of 20th century modernism. The Gee’s Bend Tradition at Lehman will present quilts along with prints by four of the quilters, exploring the designs in a new medium and underscoring the continuation of the tradition. A study area will include photographs of Gee’s Bend in the 1930s,
taken by Arthur Rothstein and Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration/Office of War
Information Collection (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division).




"Cuban America: An Empire State of Mind."
Art Experience: New York. Summer, 2014

"Beyond Castro/Más Allá de Castro." The Bronx Free Press
Volume 5 - No. 15;  April 9 - 15, 2014

"Exhibition Close-Up: Cuban America in the Bronx;
A double interview with the show’s co-curators"
Cuban Art News. April 8, 2014

"Primer Plano de la exposición Cuban America en el Bronx;
una entrevista con los cocuradores de la muestra"
Cuban Art News. April 8, 2014

"Nuevas poéticas del discurso artístico cubano." Dennys Matos
El Nuevo Herald. April 5, 2014

(See the PDF version of the printed El Nuevo Herald)

"Cuban Identity: Beyond the Island, Past the Revolution." Jeffrey Guard Cortinas
The Bronx Art Exchange. March 26, 2014

"Art Gallery Explores American Through Cuban Eyes." Kristopher Charles
The Meridian. March 21, 2014

"Cuba Reconsidered." Maya Rajamani
The Riverdale Press. February 20, 2014

                                                         "Printmakers Pushing the Envelope of Their Art"
"Collaborating with Artists to Make a Good Impression"
                                                            James Palmer. The Riverdale Press. November 28, 2013.  p.B1

"Morphology of the Print: Contemporary Printmaking Exhibition at Lehman College Art Gallery"
October 31, 2013,artdaily.org

"Keeping New Media New: Conserving High Tech Art,"
Art News, October 23, 2013

"LEHMAN COLLEGE Morphology of the Print," NYC Gallery Openings,
by ODelle Abney, October 22, 2013, www.metacafe.com

"October Surprise; Something Special at Lehman College Art Gallery,"
The Bronx Art Exchange. October 22, 2013

"No Words, Just Print. New Exhibit Explores Innovative Medium,"
The Bronx Free Press. October 9, 2013

"Conserving Digital Art," The Leonard Lopate Show. WNYC.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013

"When Artworks Crash: Restorers Face Digital Test,"
The New York Times, June 9, 2013

"What Are We Still Mapping For?," Hyperallergic, April 25th, 2013

"The Mapmakers," The Envoy, March 23rd, 2013

"Artists 'IN' the Bronx Bring Energy of the Borough to Their Art,"
The Riverdale Press, March 14th, 2013

"Borough artists to showcase best of Bronx talent at 2nd annual Bronx Day event
at Armory Show 2013," NY Daily News, March 6, 2013
 —  PDF

"Charting a New Course," Bronx Free Press, February 6 – 12, 2013

"Family Focus," Time Out New York Kids, February – April, 2013

"Artists ‘map’ out their creativity in a new exhibit
that re-invents and re-imagines the craft of map making,"
New York Daily News, January 31, 2013

"On the Art of Invading Spaces," Art Experience: NYC. Fall, 2012

"Space Invaders," NY Arts Magazine. November, 2012

"On View – Lehman College Art Gallery Presents Space Invaders,"
The Architect's Newspaper. Monday, November 26th, 2012

"Space Invaders @ Lehman College," Blog: The Pit. Mixed Greens.
Monday, November 12, 2012

"Things to do," Time Out New York Kids. October 18, 2012

Invaded Spaces at Lehman College. The Envoy. October 15th, 2012

"Go for stillspotting but Stay for the Bronx: 10 Great Things to See,"
Hyperallergic. October 11, 2012

"Invaders at Lehman; Filling the Spaces - with Lots of Imagination,"
The Bronx Free Press. October 10 - October 16, 2012 p.16

"Artistic Invasion of Lehman College Life,"
The Riverdale Press. Thursday, October 11, 2012



Susan Hoeltzel, director – susan.hoeltzel@lehman.cuny.edu
Mary Ann Siano, grants associate – mary.siano@lehman.cuny.edu
Hannah Brenner-Leonard, education curator – hannah.brennerleonard@lehman.cuny.edu
Yuneikys Villalonga, curatorial assistant – yuneikys.villalonga@lehman.cuny.edu


New York State Council on the Arts with the support of
Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York City Council through Andrew Cohen, and the Bronx Delegation
New York Council for the Humanities
Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation
Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation
Edith and Herbert Lehman Foundation
The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
Special Thanks to Cabot Creamery


The Robert Lehman Endowment,
The Edith and Herbert Lehman Endowment, and
The Pierre and Dorothy Brodin Endowment for Arts Education


Andrea Arroyo, Chair
Virginia Cupiola, Vice-Chair
Elisabeth Lorin, Vice-Chair
Vincent Leheny, Treasurer
David Bicks
Ricardo Fernández
Samuel Reed
Judith Solodkin
Madelon Delany Stent
Dannielle Tegeder