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  • Ellen George: With Jerry Mayer in the Willamette Week

    Frequent collaborators Ellen George and Jerry Mayer have done it again...

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  • Ellen George: With Jerry Mayer at Nine Gallery

    This month Ellen George & Jerry Mayer are exhibiting in Nine Gallery with an installation titled LONG TONE...

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  • Arnold J. Kemp: The National Art Gallery of the Bahamas

    This year's National Exhibition #7 titled "Antillean: an Ecology" supports the work of 47 visual artists and five pedagogues, and challenges Bahamian practitioners to respond broadly to the dynamics of race and class, issues that undoubtedly transcend fixed geographical and cultural boundaries. The platform has been generated to showcase how these important cultural signifiers have come to shape the collective consciousness of a post independent Bahamas...

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  • PDX Contempory Art: Oregonian

    Miami Art Week: Pacific Northwest galleries showcase artists to the world - In one whirlwind Miami Art Week, Pacific Northwest galleries can show off their artists' works to thousands of potential buyers, from first-timers on a budget to the world's deep-pocket collectors as well as museum curators...

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  • D.E. May: LA Review of Books

    This Week’s Triptych Artist: D.E. May

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  • D.E. May: dayoutlast

    D.E. May "Half Distance" @ LAXART

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  • Amjad Faur: Willamette Week

    And in the rhapsodic print Occultation, a panoply of burning candles, wrapped in twine, seems to float in midair. Like many of the images in this show, it’s menacing, beautiful, and more than a little uncanny...

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  • D.E. May: LA><ART Curated by George Baker

    PDX Contemporary Art is pleased to announce D.E. May's solo exhibition at LAXART curated by George Baker. November 8th - December 13th. Opening Reception, Saturday, November 8, 6-8pm.
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    http://laxart.org/exhibitions/view/de-maybrihalf-distancei/#images

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  • D.E.May: Collector Bitsie Tulloch

    Actress Bitsie Tulloch studied Fine Arts and Literature at Harvard. In an interview with Answers.com Bitsie talks about her enthusiasm about lending her work by D.E.May to Dan's solo exhibition at LAXART.......................................................................................................................................................................
    "What would you be doing if you weren't an actress?
    I would have gotten my MFA and been a curator. I love art and collecting it. I'm really excited right now because one of my Dan May pieces is going to be in an upcoming exhibit in Los Angeles at LAX art gallery - that's the first time I've been able to loan a work :)"
    http://www.answers.com/bitsietulloch

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  • Storm Tharp: The Oregonian

    "Tharp's fluid and loopy portraits in gouache and ink, which were featured in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, are gone, replaced by portraits and object studies, several in oils, that emphasize more earth-bound depictions of his subjects. This shift plays to his strengths, making "Tiger," which contains some truly exceptional compositions, the most effortless and natural body of work Tharp has shown in Portland." ...

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  • Cynthia Lahti and D.E. May: East Oregonian Gallery at Pendleton Center for the Arts

    Traveling exhibition “We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live” featuring Hallie Ford Fellows (including PDX artists Cynthia Lahti and D.E. May) opens for the final time tonight at the East Oregonian Gallery at Pendleton Center for the Arts...

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  • Heather Watkins: Book release Printed Matter New York Art Book Fair

    September 26–28, 2014
    Preview: Thursday, September 25, 6-9pm
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    Heather Watkins will be at the Printed Matter New York Art Book Fair this weekend, for the east coast release of her new artist's book, "HOURS", published by Portland-based arts press Container Corps. If you are in the area and can make it, she would love to see you! She will be at the Container Corps table each day from 4-5 pm.

    There will be a west coast release of the book on October 9 in Portland. More details to come.

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  • Arnold Joseph Kemp: "Public Evidence Spectator"

    Arnold Joseph Kemp: Public Evidence Spectator.
    September 29 – November 2, 2014
    Contemporary Gallery, Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA.
    Artist Lecture: Thursday, October 2nd / Visual Arts Building, Room 2071
    Reception: Thursday, October 2nd from 6-7:30 / Center for Art & Theatre

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  • Jenene Nagy: Willamette Week

    The stratification of socioeconomic class in Aspen, Colo., wouldn’t at first seem fodder for a fascinating art show, but former Portlander and current Aspen doyenne Jenene Nagy has the moxie to turn this arid conceit into a dazzling grouping of drawings, prints and sculptures...

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  • Jenene Nagy: PORT

    Jenene Nagy is making some gorgeous work these days and her latest, titled "brilliant"...

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  • Jenene Nagy: Portland Monthly Magazine Featured Pick

    This former Portland artist's installation sculptures and graphite works on paper share bold geometric shapes and engrossing shiny surfaces. This exhibition questions the separations between the two art forms.

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  • James Lavadour: on KBOO's Art Focus Tuesday Aug 5th, 11:30am - 12 noon

    Eva Lake will host James Lavadour to talk about his PDX show, participation in Crystal Bridges landmark exhibition"State of the Art" and no doubt about making art in general.

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  • Nancy Lorenz: "stand out " in exhibition Beauty Reigns at the McNay Art Museum

    Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting at the McNay Art Museum, San Antonio

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  • James Lavadour and Marie Watt: "RADICAL REPETITION: ALBERS TO WARHOL" Whatcom Museum

    RADICAL REPETITION: ALBERS TO WARHOL

    From the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation

    Curated by Barbara Matilsky

    April 19 - August 17, 2014

    Radical Repetition examines recurring imagery in art since the 1960s, which has led to unexpected stylistic transformations and reinvigorated content. Although the exhibition concentrates on prints, it also includes some extraordinary works in painting (James Lavadour) and sculpture (Marie Watt) that expand this theme.

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  • James Lavadour: Crystal Bridges Exhibition "State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now"

    After a restless cross-country search in which two curators logged more than 100,000 miles in airplanes and rental cars, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art – founded by the Walmart heiress Alice Walton – announced Tuesday that it had finalized its artist list for an ambitious fall show that will present a snapshot of unheralded 21st century American art . . .

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