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Strangers: Portraits by Laury Mayer at Metropolitan Gallery 250

September 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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When Laury Mayer was a toddler in Korea, she was riding on her father’s back when he was killed by a landmine. Mayer lost several fingers, among other injuries, and after spending time recuperating in a MASH unit, was adopted by a Bucks County family.

Thirty years later, the Germantown resident and Moore College grad went back to Korea. What resulted is a show decades and thousands of miles in the making—“Strangers: Portraits by Laury Mayer”—which will debut at Philadelphia’s Metropolitan Gallery 250, a non-profit gallery run by Metropolitan Bakery, on September 15, 2017. A reception and meet-and-greet with the artist is free and open to the public.


Metropolitan Gallery 250
250 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA United States
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