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Self Made at the Lamont Gallery

Date/Time

Sep 8, 2014 to Oct 18, 2014
09:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Description

The Lamont Gallery at Phillips Exeter Academy presents “Self Made” from September 8 through October 18.

Mondays 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays – Saturdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Opening Reception: Friday, September 26 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Gallery Talk with the artists: Saturday, September 27 10 a.m.

Have you every wanted to spend the day as someone else? Artists in Self Made explore issues of identity and representation, and raise questions about the notion of one stable “self.” Lauren Kalman, trained as a jeweler, considers the prosthetic possibilities of gold as a self-enhancement strategy. Cybèle Mendes’ slight alterations in persona in her self-portrait series address the complexities of identity framed by race, gender, and family history. Printmaker and painter Tara Misenheimer draws inspiration from historic beauty advertisements to honor and critique the feminine ideal. Caleb Cole wears other people’s clothes—literally—to suggest that the story we tell about ourselves might shift in profound (and sometimes humorous) ways when we change outfits.

Cost

free

Location

View map Lamont Gallery
Phillips Exeter Academy
11 Tan Lane
Exeter, NH

Additional Information

Sponsor

Lamont Gallery

Phone

(603) 777-3461

Contact name

Lamont Gallery

Contact email

gallery@exeter.edu

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