Lehman College’s ‘Bedazzled’ Exhibit Sparks Creativity

(l-r) Bartholomew Bland, Lehman College Art Gallery executive director; Laura J. A. Riggi, curatorial assistant and Jose Luis Cruz, Lehman College president welcomed everyone to the exhibit.
Photo by Miriam Quin

Artists’ creativity shone brightly at a new art exhibit at Lehman College’s Art Gallery.

The college’s fall exhibition ‘Bedazzled’ celebrated its opening reception on Wednesday, October 5 featuring works encrusted with sequins and rhinestones, embellished with silver and gold leaf and mesmerizing in a rainbow of geometric patterns.

The visually stunning display included works by El Anatsui, Radcliffe Bailey, Nancy Blum, Paul Corio, Katherine Daniels, Evie Falci, Vibha Galhotra, Ori Gersht, Damien Hirst, Jessica Johnson, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, James Lecce, Chris Leidy, Crystal Liu, Nancy Lorenz, Lisa Lou, Susie MacMurray, Armando Marino, Sasha Meret, Betriz Milhazes, Marilyn Minter, Melissa ‘MRS’ Castignoli, Paula Nadelstern, Eva Obodo, Caitlin Peluffo, Rubem Robierb, Carlos Rolon/Dzine, James Rosenquist, Michelle Sakhai, Nancy Saleme, Holly Sears, David Shaw, Devan Shimoyama, Rachel Stern, Megan Suttles, Barbara Takenaga, Mickalene Thomas, Federico Uribe, Paul Villinski, Stephen Westfall, Saya Woolfalk and Robert Zakanitch.

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