Art and Art History

Lapsus Undone

Lapsus Undone explores the perennial condition of transformation as reflected in our surroundings, our bodies, our histories and technologies. Curated by students in Professor Lia Alexopoulos’ Museum/Gallery Practicum course, this exhibit invites the visitor to reflect on circumstances that have shaped the present, put aside constructs of reality and leave behind the place left.

Photo Galleries

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    Through photographs, artifacts and their own words, this exhibition focuses on the worldview, ancestral lands, way of life, and contemporary challenges facing the Ese’Eja people, one of the few extant foraging socieities of the Amazon basin.
    January 24 - February 22, 2017
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    Photographer Simon Pyle uses facial recognition, microscopes and smartphones to consider the relationship between images and data. With surveillance devices and a “selfie machine,” this exhibit examines how contemporary technology impacts the creation and consumption of images, information and identities.

    November 10 - December 7, 2016
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    Sam Jaffe is a multi-disciplinary artist currently living and working in Chicago.  The works in this exhibit combine textiles, papier-mache, wood, yarn, jewels and household objects. In her artist’s statement, Jaffe explains her work as a discussion of the relationship between automated mass-production and slow, painstaking processes that involve an individual’s hand.  


    October 7th - November 2nd, 2016
    Sonnenschein and Albright Galleries
    Lake Forest College
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    Sonnenschein Gallery/Albright Gallery
    September 1st-28th, 2016

    Gallery Hours: 
    M/W/F: 2pm-5pm
    SAT/SUN: 1pm-5pm
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    This year’s student art show, opening April 4 as part of the 19th annual Steven Galovich Memorial Student Symposium, features painting, drawing, sculpture, mixed media and video art, created by students of Professors Robb, Lebergott, Bolinger, Taylor and Geistweidt. 

    April 4-15, 2016
    Gallery Hours: M/W/F 2:00-5:00 pm
    Saturday and Sunday 1:00-5:00 pm