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Monthly Archives: September 2006

Let’s Pretend We’re Married…*

You’re going to have to go to The Affair @ The Jupiter Hotel (800 E Burnside) twice this weekend: once to see the people and once to see the art. The rooms around the courtyard (and beyond) have been transformed into galleries with, if years past are any indication, art that will give you something […]

Mr. Warhol

Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images via American Masters, PBS ultra is interested in the overlaps and intersections between worlds of art, design, performance, fashion, and no one personifies that ground zero better than Andy Warhol. Tonight the Northwest Film Center is showing Andy Warhol, a documentary by Ric Burns, narrated by Laurie Anderson with the voice […]

Not Your Grandma’s Doily

Hildur Bjarnadóttir, Frippery, 2004 You probably know that every Bonnie Heart Clyde piece is machine embroidered by an artisan under Emily Katz’ design direction. What you may not know is that Emily Katz is also a fine artist, employing embroidery in her work. So it is that she’ll be showing alongside heavyhitters like Louise Bourgeois […]

This Is Called The Show*: Show2006

fix studio’s juried showcase of innovative furniture design Circle Cabinet. Cristina Aucone. Now in its fifth year, Show2006 showcases the best in Portland-designed “innovative and functional furniture.” Portland is getting national notice for our architects and artists. The Show shines that bright light from October 4-28 on work by some 30 emerging area designers selected […]

Tonight: Nature Theater of Oklahoma

we’re in the home stretch of PICA’s TBA Festival, here…you’ll kick yourself if you miss Nature Theater of Oklahoma tonight Let’s just say you have never been to the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art’s Time-Based Art Festival. We can offer no better introduction to performances that exist in the inbetweens, (like the Osmonds “I’m a […]