Portland's Japanese Garden
On Monday (for President's Day), the Japanese Garden
is having a free admission day. Take advantage of the opportunity to experience what has been described as the most beautiful Japanese garden outside of Japan, and while you're there, catch the beginning of the 2009 season of the Art in the Garden series. From February 15 - February 22, calligraphy by Master Calligrapher Yoshiyasu Fujii of Tokyo will be on display in the pavilion with work by members of the Meito Shodo Kai. You can find the Japanese Garden
above the Rose Gardens at 611 SW Kingston Avenue.
As part of his week as a visiting artist at PSU, German painter and printer Clement Tobias-Lange is giving a public lecture on "artists' books, the collaborative process, 'the point of view in the art world'." The lecture, on the PSU campus, will be followed two days later by a reception and discussion at the eastside 23 Sandy Gallery. Update:
new location at PSU.
Artist lecture • 7pm • February 17
• Shattuck Hall Annex
Discussion & reception • 7pm • February 19
• 623 NE 23rd Ave • 503.927.4409
This week, PMMNLS is featuring Mark Beasley, curator at Creative Time
. Beasley recently curated Sudden White
(After London), "a film and video exhibition that focuses upon apocalyptic future vision through the cinematic use of the landscape," which was staged at the Royal Academy in London.
Artist lecture • 7pm • February 16
• 1914 SW Park • Shattuck Hall Room 212