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Strange Days: The Uncanny, the Curious and Quite Possibly Magical

  • Phillips Exeter Academy - Mayer Art Center 11 Tan Ln Exeter, NH, 03833 United States (map)

November 5-December 13, 2014

Opening Reception: Friday, November 14, 5-7 pm

Gallery Talk with the artists: Saturday, November 15, 10 am

As the days become darker and a damp, lingering mist creeps through town, we invite you to submit to the surreal. Strange Days celebrates phenomena of an otherworldly nature: the uncanny, the déjà vu, and the hybrid—phantasms that lie await under the bed or just around the corner. The ceramic work of Angela Cunningham tempers beauty with the grotesque. Monster-maker Haig Demarjian conjures up strange creatures through drawing, painting, and printmaking. Bill Franson turns his camera into a magical viewfinder, capturing the strangeness of the everyday. Pauline Lim’s paintings, inspired by medieval religious art, mine the anxious territory of the contemporary soul.