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David Hockney’s The Arrival of Spring

David Hockney’s The Arrival of Spring, (far right) 4 May, 2011 [photos Jeff Jahn] For painters interested in alternative methods there are a few must see hyper sensual shows in New York like Chris Ofili’s Night and Day at the New Museum and the heavy weight Matisse Cut Outs at MoMA. Both present painters with a tantalizing ability to reinvent themselves but perhaps the most exciting reinvention exhibition is David Hockney’s The Arrival of Spring at Pace, which ends this Saturday. (at right) The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011 Consisting of prints made using an iPad,
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David Hockney’s The Arrival of Spring

David Hockney’s The Arrival of Spring, (far right) 4 May, 2011 [photos Jeff Jahn] For painters interested in alternative methods there are a few must see hyper sensual shows in New York like Chris Ofili’s Night and Day at the New Museum and the heavy weight Matisse Cut Outs at MoMA. Both present painters with a tantalizing ability to reinvent themselves but perhaps the most exciting reinvention exhibition is David Hockney’s The Arrival of Spring at Pace, which ends this Saturday. (at right) The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011 Consisting of prints made using an iPad,
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Valley Art to feature more than 80 artists during Annual Artist Event

Valley Art Association will open its Annual Artist Event with a gala celebration starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7. Valley Art members attending the gala will be first to view the newly displayed artwork, and will receive 10 percent off any purchases. Non-members can attend the gala celebration, but will need to purchase a membership at the door to receive discounted pricing. The event will feature the work of more than 80 Northwest artists, many of who will be present. The theme for the opening night party is “Unwrapped Magic.” The show will be open to the public
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Valley Art to feature more than 80 artists during Annual Artist Event

Valley Art Association will open its Annual Artist Event with a gala celebration starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7. Valley Art members attending the gala will be first to view the newly displayed artwork, and will receive 10 percent off any purchases. Non-members can attend the gala celebration, but will need to purchase a membership at the door to receive discounted pricing. The event will feature the work of more than 80 Northwest artists, many of who will be present. The theme for the opening night party is “Unwrapped Magic.” The show will be open to the public
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I’m Afraid, Will I Dream? at HQHQ

HQHQ Project Space presents I’m Afraid, Will I Dream? Featuring; Matt Leavitt, Izidora Leber, Justin K. Moore + John Tage Johnson and Anastasia Tuazon. Taken from the famous line in Kubrick’s 2001 this exhibition looks to sidestep the more sensational aspects of the Halloween season to explore the transcendental by tuning out the existential mitigation that reliance on automation and computers brings. I’m Afraid, Will I Dream? | October 30 – November 17 Opening Reception: October 30 6-9PMHQHQ Project Space 232 SE Oak St #108 Read the full article here: Port admin
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I’m Afraid, Will I Dream? at HQHQ

HQHQ Project Space presents I’m Afraid, Will I Dream? Featuring; Matt Leavitt, Izidora Leber, Justin K. Moore + John Tage Johnson and Anastasia Tuazon. Taken from the famous line in Kubrick’s 2001 this exhibition looks to sidestep the more sensational aspects of the Halloween season to explore the transcendental by tuning out the existential mitigation that reliance on automation and computers brings. I’m Afraid, Will I Dream? | October 30 – November 17 Opening Reception: October 30 6-9PMHQHQ Project Space 232 SE Oak St #108 Read the full article here: Port admin
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 30–Nov 2

Halloween  The ghosts and ghouls have already descended on Portland, inhabiting haunted houses, possessed dance performances, and creepy corn mazes. Take a look at our Halloween Guide to finalize some blood-curdling plans for the weekend.  Need something that won’t scare the kids (too much)? Consider our Family-Friendly Halloween Happenings. Special Events  The Siren Nation Music and Arts FestivalSaturday–Sunday, Funhouse Lounge  McMenamin’s Kennedy SchoolThe annual festival celebrating the women of the Northwest arts scene is back for more. It kicks off Saturday night with a women in comedy showcase featuring Susan Rice, Amy Miller, Kirsten Kuppendbender, and JoannRead the full article here: Culturephile admin
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Top Things to Do This Weekend: Oct 30–Nov 2

Halloween  The ghosts and ghouls have already descended on Portland, inhabiting haunted houses, possessed dance performances, and creepy corn mazes. Take a look at our Halloween Guide to finalize some blood-curdling plans for the weekend.  Need something that won’t scare the kids (too much)? Consider our Family-Friendly Halloween Happenings. Special Events  The Siren Nation Music and Arts FestivalSaturday–Sunday, Funhouse Lounge  McMenamin’s Kennedy SchoolThe annual festival celebrating the women of the Northwest arts scene is back for more. It kicks off Saturday night with a women in comedy showcase featuring Susan Rice, Amy Miller, Kirsten Kuppendbender, and JoannRead the full article here: Culturephile admin
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The ugly side of Oregon’s past, through a bold surrealist lens: ‘Oregon’s Painted History’

Oregon’s past isn’t always so pretty. There’s plenty to celebrate in our fair state’s history, but there’s also much to be reviled. Anna Magruder, a visual artist in Portland, has taken on the seedier side of our history with “Oregon’s Painted History,” a series of paintings and multimedia installations that tackles just a few stories from the state’s unsavory past, viewing them through a lens she calls “historic surrealism.” “It brings an edge to the paintings, it makes you look twice,” Magruder said of her work. “I don’t want to just show, ‘here’s a specific person in history with a
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The ugly side of Oregon’s past, through a bold surrealist lens: ‘Oregon’s Painted History’

Oregon’s past isn’t always so pretty. There’s plenty to celebrate in our fair state’s history, but there’s also much to be reviled. Anna Magruder, a visual artist in Portland, has taken on the seedier side of our history with “Oregon’s Painted History,” a series of paintings and multimedia installations that tackles just a few stories from the state’s unsavory past, viewing them through a lens she calls “historic surrealism.” “It brings an edge to the paintings, it makes you look twice,” Magruder said of her work. “I don’t want to just show, ‘here’s a specific person in history with a
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