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Monday 10.08.12

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Monday Links

The Art News reports a new art space and residency for LA started by Guess Jeans co-founder. If only Phil Knight or Gert Boyle would do something similar in Portland? The thing is it takes passion for the arts so someone like Duane Sorenson is a better bet. Oregon's Sarah Meigs already created The Lumber Room, which has a show opening in November.

The strangest thing out of Britain isn't the recent Rothko vandalism (btw putting the works under glass is another kind of vandalism and would likely void the gift)... it is a mandate against aesthetic use of geometry in school buildings.

PORT readers knew last week's Kara Walker lecture would require one to get there early (because we told you)... but for those who didn't get in Reed has posted audio of the talk online here.

The city is seeking nominations for Portland's first Creative Laureate. It is a one year position for someone who can promote Portland's creative attributes and assets.

Posted by Jeff Jahn on October 08, 2012 at 10:01 | Comments (1)


Two more major gallery spaces for LA:

From the Frieze London/Artnewspaper 2012 editions

Another gallerist goes
to Hollywood
The daughter of major Dallas collectors
will open a gallery in Los Angeles
in 2013 with a show of work by the
late Brazilian artist Mira Schendel.
Hannah Hoffman, the daughter of the
late businessman and philanthropist
Robert Hoffman, and stepdaughter of
Marguerite, plans to open the space in
the increasingly hip Hollywood area,
home to the Regen Projects and Perry
Rubenstein galleries. Hoffman, who
previously worked at Gavin Brown's
Enterprise (FL, B11), decided to open a
gallery after moving to Los Angeles
this year. I started to take stock of
this new city, which I want to be a
part of. I have an interest in historical
material, which doesn't quite have the
strong presence in LA as it does in
New York."

Gallerist heads to Hollywood
Michael Kohn plans to open a 10,000 sq. ft space and take on more artists
Los Angeles. The Los Angeles-based gallerist
Michael Kohn...is the latest
dealer to make the move to Hollywood.
He has bought a 10,000 sq. ft building.
...He intends to open the space
next summer...“We are going to have 22ft ceilings,
a sculpture space, a huge car-park, skylights
throughout and a beautiful glass
façade that will make Highland Avenue
sparkle at night.”...“We’re going to take on more artists, both established and emerging....

Posted by: LAEye [TypeKey Profile Page] at October 12, 2012 12:00 PM

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