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GVSU ART GALLERY

Cyril Lixenberg:  An Artist’s Journey
August 23 - November 1, 2013
Fall Arts Celebration Reception: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 5-7 PM

Cyril Lixenberg: an Artist’s Journey explores and celebrates 81 years of the life and work of the popular contemporary Dutch artist Cyril Lixenberg, whose monumental sculpture and eye-popping, colorful screen prints are exhibited throughout GVSU’s buildings and campuses. The exhibition will feature 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. 

Grand Valley State University Art Gallery is exploring 81 years of Lixenberg’s life and artistic accomplishments as part of its 2013 Fall Arts Celebration. An exhibition has been organized of recent gifts of paintings and works on paper including mono-prints, print editions, small sculptures, and archival material spanning his early career in the 1950s to the present. Multiple exhibition venues across West Michigan are simultaneously focusing on exhibiting particular aspects of Lixenberg’s art.

View the online interactive exhibition catalog.

Participating Institutions

This regional exhibition program is supported by a generous gift from Larry and Elaine Rutowski Shay and, in part, by public funds from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York and a grant from the Netherland-America Foundation.

Events - Cyril Lixenberg: An Artists Journey

Innovative Printmaking
September 10, 9:00am - 10:30am
GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus

Coffee and Conversation with Cyril Lixenberg
September 19, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus

Music for Cyril Lixenberg
Tuesday, October 8, 8:00 PM

GVSU Art Gallery, 1121 Performing Arts Center, Allendale Campus

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