LAURA J. LAWSON: DÉPAYSEMENT
The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art / 3175 Central Ave., Art & Communication Bldg. Rooms 230 & 240 October 21, 2016 - November 4, 2016
Laura J. Lawson
"Dépaysement" is the MFA thesis exhibition featuring the work of Laura J. Lawson. "Dépaysement," a French word with no direct English translation, describes the feeling of being out of one's home country. The exhibition addresses her three years in Memphis contrasted with her recent artist residency in Marnay-sur-Seine, France.
Image: Laura J. Lawson, “Memphis” (detail), 2016. Acrylic ink on polypropylene and paper. 80 x 200 in. Courtesy of the artist.