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LSU Student Union Art Gallery Announces Summer Exhibit, Samplings from the LSU Student Union Art Gallery Permanent Collection

06/12/2014 02:59 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2014

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Student Union Art Gallery will open its summer exhibit, “Samplings from the LSU Student Union Art Gallery Permanent Collection,” on Monday, June 30.


The exhibit is free and open to the public and will offer visitors an opportunity to view the permanent collection for the first time in one space. It will feature pieces from past exhibits, donations and prints by major artists.


Since opening its doors in 1964, the art gallery has accumulated 300 pieces of art, all of which aim to highlight works that reflect the 20th century American and European art movement with an emphasis on the cultural heritage of Louisiana and the university.


The collection consists of drawings, lithographs, paintings, photographs, sculptures and silkscreens. They are typically seen in the union meeting rooms and other public areas throughout the building.


Notable artists represented in the collection, include: Carolyn Durieux, Robert Rauschenberg, Man Ray, Jacques Villon and several others.


The LSU Student Union Art Gallery is open Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and is free and open to the general public.


For additional information about the exhibit, contact Registrar and Art Handler Hugh O’Conner at 578-5162 or visit http://unionweb.lsu.edu/.

 

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