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Coffee and Conversation with Cyril Lixenberg

Coffee and Conversation with Cyril Lixenberg

Thursday, September 19, 2013
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus


Join artist, Cyril Lixenberg, and guest curator, Timothy Cheste,r for coffee and discussion about the artist's creative journey and the journey of the Lixenberg collection to Grand Valley. Chester will speak about the collections importance to Grand Valley and the value of the collection to students. Lixenberg will discuss his work.

This event is held in conjunction with the GVSU Art Gallery exhibit, "Cyril Lixenberg: an Artists Journey," which explores and celebrates 81 years of the life and work of the popular contemporary Dutch artist. Lixenberg's monumental sculpture and eye-popping, colorful screen prints are exhibited throughout Grand Valley's buildings and campuses. The exhibition features new gifts of paintings and works on paper including drawings, mono-prints, print editions, small sculptures, and archival material spanning his early career as a struggling and evolving artist from the mid-1950s to the present.

Free and open to the public. For more information call the GVSU Art Gallery at (616) 331-2563 or visit: www.gvsu.edu/artgallery/