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Tuesday 11.02.10

« artist opportunities | Main | YU contemporary art center goes public »

First Thursday Picks November 2010

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Ansel Adams, "Oak tree, snow storm, Yosemite, California," 1948

Charles Hartman presents Ansel Adams: Photographs 1920s-1960s. "Focusing on the heart of Adams' rich career, this selection of photographs features many of Adams' famous classic images as well as lesser known gems that serve both to contextualize and inform our understanding of the depth of Adams' oeuvre."

Opening reception • 6-9pm • November 4
Charles Hartman Fine Art • 134 NW 8th • 503.287.3886


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Blakely Dadson, "Tyrone Thompson"

Chambers@916 presents Passage, a series of paintings and hand-crafted shoes inspired by a dialogue between the two artists on space, time, immigration, and how ideas travel. Full disclosure: This blogger works for Chambers@916.

Opening reception • 6-9pm • November 4
Chambers@916 • 916 NW Flanders • 503.227.9398


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Stephen Scott Smith

Mark Woolley is guest curating at Breeze Block this month. Woolley presents Burlap, a site-specific installation by Stephen Scott Smith that explores "the intersection of the ego and nature with technology in contemporary America."

Opening reception • 6-10pm • November 4
Breeze Block Gallery • 323 NW 6th • 503.318.6228


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Vanessa Renwick, "FULL ON LOG JAM," video still

PDX Across the Hall presents Vanessa Renwick's as easy as falling off a log. "Through video installation, sculpture, and photographs, this show will raise questions about the connections between sexuality and nature, as well as the implications of human interventions within the natural world. Largely inspired by Renwick's recent residency at Caldera Arts Center in Sisters, Oregon, the work draws on the imagery and sensations of the artist's experiences in the forests of the Northwest."

Opening reception • 5-8pm • November 4
PDX Across the Hall • 925 NW Flanders • 503.222.0063


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PSU's MK Gallery presents REVERSIBLE, art works by Gunwoo Kim, visiting scholar from the University of Ulsan, Korea.

Opening reception • 5-7pm • November 4
PSU MK Gallery • 2000 SW 5th Ave • Room 207


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Damien Gilley

Damien Gilley presents Infradraft, a site-specific wall drawing and series of works on paper at AiA Portland. Infradraft "explores non-Euclidean geometry and playful restructuring of the built environment. Utilizing the aesthetics of data visualization and simplified computer graphics, the works depict indeterminate environments that reference mapping strategies."

Opening reception • 6-9pm • November 4
AiA Portland • 403 NW 11th


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Cassandra C. Jones

PNCA presents Cassandra C. Jones' Web of Trails in the Feldman Gallery + Project Space. Jones creates motion studies in the tradition of Edward Mubridge using current and emergent technologies and techniques. She draws from images she's found on the Internet to build collaged works, videos, and wallpaper installations.

Artist lecture • 6:30-8:30pm • November 3
Opening reception • 6-9pm • November 4
PNCA • 1241 NW Johnson • 503.226.4391

Posted by Megan Driscoll on November 02, 2010 at 18:07 | Comments (0)


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