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Monthly Archives: January 2006

What We Do Is Secret

Richard Jones has one foot in the design world, and one in the world of fine art…oh wait, and another foot in the skateboarding world. Well, the metaphorically tri-legged Jones is helped launch Compound Gallery at Just Be Complex and has curated shows at New American Casuals, Bishop’s and more. Now Tony and Kelly at […]

Import Business

Part one of a two-part exhibit culled from the Ovitz Family Collection, NEW TRAJECTORIES 1: relocations, opens at the Cooley Gallery at Reed College…thanks to Gallery Director, Stephanie Snyder Julie Mehretu, Untitled (Dervish), 2005, Acrylic and ink on canvas, 36 x 48 inches Private collections, especially those that are collecting emerging artists, can be one […]

Two things we love:

Two things we love: 1. When fashion can get its pretty head around art (or art around fashion…we’re ambivalently Reese’s-Peanut-Butter-Cups about it). Corollary: intersection/collision of art and fashion. 2. The lovely layered confection that results when conceptual art is pulled, folded in on itself and pulled again like a giant taffy pull. What on earth […]

What Are You Doin’ Later?

Tonight, Tahni Holt’s Monster Squad performs her latest collaborative dance piece, Island Desk at 338 NW 6th Ghosttown Clothing Exchange space. Holt and sculptor Marty Schnapf have created a dance piece in a sculpted environment for five dancers with a score by Brent Knopf (Menomena) and costumes by Jayme Hansen of Birds of Prey. Performance […]

Tonight: Eckard Opening at Chambers Gallery

“Grace to be born and live as variously as possible.” —Frank O’Hara The many elements of David Eckard‘s multivariate art practice—performance, sculpture, and sculpture in service to/relation to performance, as well as pictures—intertwine in ways we find fascinating. He’s addressed communication, endurance, the masculine, and intersections of performance and object (including art object as performance […]