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Mauricio Lasansky with Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack at the Iowa Award presentation ceremony.
Mauricio Lasansky with Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack at the Iowa Award presentation ceremony.
Mauricio Lasansky and former University of Iowa President, Mary Sue Coleman, in the Lasansky Gallery at the University of Iowa Museum of Art.
Mauricio Lasansky and former University of Iowa President, Mary Sue Coleman, in the Lasansky Gallery at the University of Iowa Museum of Art.

Mauricio Lasansky:  Latest News

Family makes gift in memory of famed UI printmaker Mauricio Lasansky

A gift from the family of internationally renowned artist Mauricio Lasansky honors his legacy as a groundbreaking printmaker and distinguished professor who helped shape the University of Iowa's pioneering contributions to the world of arts education.

Exhibit putting Lasansky print legacy on display

Chase Castle introduces the latest UI exhibit of The Nazi Drawings for the Daily Iowan.

The horror, the horror

Maggie Anderson reviews the UI exhibit of The Nazi Drawings for the Daily Iowan.

The drawings make a statement

Deanna Truman-Cook reviews the UI exhibit of The Nazi Drawings for the Iowa City Press-Citizen.

"The Nazi Drawings" documentary wins Emmy award

Lane Wyrick's documentary "The Nazi Drawings" won a Mid-America Emmy Award from the National Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Day of Remembrance: C.R. Museum of Art offers rare look at Lasansky's 'Nazi Drawings' in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) exhibit of the complete Nazi Drawings opens to the public.

Lasansky exhibit demonstrates nuance of Nazi deception

The Des Moines Register's Amanda Pierre reviews the CRMA Nazi Drawings exhibit. View the Register article.

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art to display The Nazi Drawings from April 18 - October 3, 2004

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will exhibit the complete Nazi Drawings series in the Lasansky Galleries from April 18 to October 3, 2004.

Award-winning The Nazi Drawings Documentary to air on Iowa Public Television

Iowa Public Television will air Iowa City independent filmmaker Lane Wyrick's award-winning film The Nazi Drawings Documentary on Sunday, April 18 at 5:30 p.m.

Mauricio Lasansky profiled in February 2004 issue of ArtScene

Mauricio Lasansky is profiled in the February 2004 issue of ArtScene Iowa.

Mauricio Lasansky Profiled in Des Moines Register 'Famous Iowans' Series

Mauricio Lasansky's profile was added to the Des Moines Register 'Famous Iowans' series on June 8, 2003. View the Register article.

UIAA honored for 'The Nazi Drawings' premiere event

The University of Iowa Alumni Association (UIAA) recently received a Seal of Excellence award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for an alumni event, the Los Angeles premiere of "The Nazi Drawings," a documentary based on the work of Mauricio Lasansky.

Mauricio Lasansky Profiled as One of 50 Famous Iowa City Residents

Mauricio Lasansky was featured in the Iowa City Press-Citizen's "Progress 2002" issue, which focused on 50 of Iowa City's more prominent "famous" citizens. View the profile by Courtney Greve.

'Nazi Drawings' filmmaker aims for an Oscar

Iowa City filmmaker Lane Wyrick has submitted his award-winning documentary, "The Nazi Drawings," for consideration in this year's Academy Awards competition. The Academy Awards selection process will whittle the submissions to the top 10 later this year and then to the top five nominees, with the winner being announced during the Oscars telecast.

The Nazi Drawings Documentary draws continued interest

The Nazi Drawings Documentary has moved and informed thousands after being screened in dozens of film festivals, including such noted events as Telluride IndieFest 2K, where it was chosen as Documentary winner, and the prestigious International New York Film Critics Festival, where it won for Best Director and Best Documentary. It has also been entered in the preliminary stages for contention for an Academy Award.

The Nazi Drawings Documentary Premieres

On Sunday, April 9th, 2000, The Nazi Drawings Documentary premiered to a packed house at the Levitt Center for University Advancement in Iowa City. Visit the Nazi Drawings Web Site for details.

Printmaker Mauricio Lasansky focuses on his art

An article and interview conducted for The Gazette by John Kenyon (December 26, 1999).

Governor to honor renowned art prof

Coverage of Mauricio Lasansky's receipt of the Iowa Award by Heather Pavnica of the Daily Iowan (October 1, 1999).

Iowa Honors Local Printmaker

Coverage of Mauricio Lasansky's receipt of the Iowa Award by Stacey Harrison of the Iowa City Press Citizen (October 1, 1999).

Lasansky custom-designs own exhibit

Coverage of the opneing of the Lasansky Gallery at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art by Dee Ann Rexroat of The Gazette (December 14, 1990).

Printmaker Offers 'Strong Direction'

Coverage of a 1990 Omaha exhibit featuring the work of Mauricio Lasansky and his students by Kyle McMillan of the Omaha World-Herald (December 12, 1990).

C.R. architecture draws high praise

Coverage of the opening of the revamped Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and the Lasansky Gallery, including an interview with J. Carter Brown, by Deborah Wiley of The Des Moines Register (December 17, 1989).

Lasansky's Printmaking Virtuosity on Display in Purchase

Review of a 1986 New York exhibit by Vivien Raynor of The New York Times (December 18, 1988).

Lasansky gives C.R. 230 works

Coverage of the artist's donation to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art from The Gazette by Dee Ann Rexroat (October 15, 1986).

Art as a metaphor: Visions of the Holocaust

Coverage of a west coast exhibit of The Nazi Drawings and the Kaddish Suite by Deborah Wilbert of The Spokesman-Review Spokane Chronicle (October 19, 1986).

What teaching taught Mauricio Lasansky

An interview with Mauricio Lasansky conducted shortly after his retirement from teaching by Eliot Nusbaum of The Des Moines Register (December 30, 1986).



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