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Monthly Archives: August 2006

Good Bye And Good Luck

For the past year, TJ Norris has written “Is it Art?” (which we think of as “isi tart” for some reason) on the site. And he’s been one of the hardest working men in show business, the showing of art that is, making it to dozens more shows than we could dream of hitting, […]

ultra Q: Jennifer Gately

A breath of fresh air, she swept into town as the new Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art and in a mere six week whirlwind of studio visits and smart networking took a measure of the state of the visual arts in Portland while filtering through 768 submissions to build the 2006 Oregon […]

11×17 Paper and a Xerox Machine

We wrote previously about Papier Couture, a series of dresses sculpted from paper by designer Lia Griffith in collaboration with artist Sean Moran. Here we ask Griffith a little more about her project and her process. Where did this project come from? I was doing contract work at Xerox, doing print samples. We were trying […]

All My Clothes

lowercase, order and “All My Clothes” by Alicia Cortney Eggert at Valentine’s Currently in Valentine’s (232 SW Ankeny ), Alicia Cortney Eggert has on display all of her clothes. Her exhibition, “All My Clothes” is color pencil drawings of each garment she owns clothes-pinned to lines stretching across one wall, and on the other, a […]

Set Dressing

you have the costumes, the characters, and an excellent script. Let the action play out against a perfectly Modern, perfectly arctic set. Have we made it clear enough over time what fans of white we are, of open space and clarity. As an antidote to the deep-hued paint-madness that has been sweeping the suburbs, we […]