Special Reception: Sunday, October 15, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Passion for Fashion: of Purses & Paintings
The Gerson & Judith Leiber Collection
Exhibition on View in the Art League of Long Island's Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery
September 16 - October 27
The Art League is proud to present art created by the iconic Long Island couple, Judith & Gerson Leiber…Judith, an internationally celebrated handbag designer; Gerson, a modernist American artist.
“Meet & Greet” Gerson & Judith Leiber – VIP Lecture by Ann Fristoe Stewart, Collections Manager of the Leiber Collection – Cost is $50 p.p. (includes a chance to win a private visit and tour at the Leiber Collection located in East Hampton!)
Own a Judith Leiber? Pose with your Leiber purse (or bring a photo with you) and hang it on our Wall of Fame at the exhibit. Judith Leiber is looking for her original handbags to add to the museum collection. All photos will be reviewed by by the Leiber Collection. Maybe yours is one they have been searching for!
Picture above: peacock-shaped minaudiere by Judith Leiber. Photo credit Gary Mamay.
The Art League of Long Island thanks Bridgehampton National Bank for sponsorship and the the Long Island Museum for sharing their research, graphic materials, and generous assistance which formed the basis of this exhibition.