Cyril Lixenberg: Selections from the Print and Drawing Cabinet
Friday, August 23 to Friday December 6, 2013
Internationally acclaimed Amsterdam-based artist, Cyril Lixenberg is a printmaker and sculptor of monumental steel works who has played an important role in modern Dutch art movements.
Lixenberg has become a familiar member of the West Michigan art community. His most recent public sculpture commission, Steel Water, is located along the Grand River next to the downtown J.W. Marriot Hotel. Lixenberg has donated to Grand Valley State University’s Print and Drawing Cabinet an original of every print produced in the course of his notable 40-plus year career, as well as small models of his large-scale steel sculptures.
This gallery is located on the lower floor of the Russell L. Kirkhof Center, Allendale Campus
George and Barbara Gordon Gallery
Mathias J. Alten (1871-1938), American Impressionist
Mathias J. Alten (1871-1938) is a celebrated American regionalist artist, painting over 2500 works of art throughout his life. Building from a traditional Barbizon and Tonalist landscape background, Alten began as a naturalistic scene painter and later transitioned into painting in an impressionistic style.
Grand Valley State University holds the largest public collection of Mathias Alten in the world, consisting of more than 70 paintings as well as his family’s archive collection of family photos and letters. Private collectors George and Barbara Gordon determined that their Alten paintings should be on permanent public display made the lead gift to Grand Valley State University in 1999 and continue to build on that gift annually.
Located in the Richard M. DeVos Center, Building E, Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus. Free and open to the public. Hours are: 1 – 5 PM Fridays and Saturdays
ArtPrize 2013 at Grand Valley State University Venue
Wednesday, September 18 to Sunday, October 6, 2013
Hours: Monday through Thursday - 5-8 PM
Friday and Satursday -12-8 PM
Sunday - 12-6 PM
Located on the grounds of the L. V. Eberhard Center, Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus