Monthly Archives: April 2010

“Assembled” show coming up in Salem

Thought I’d mention to you an exhibition I’m in down in Salem that will open up next Friday night the 7th from 5-7.  The show will be up till late June at Bush Barn so hope you can get over … Continue reading

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May I recommend the ballet?

If you are in the Portland area can I suggest you get to the ballet this weekend?  Oregon Ballet Theater is doing a series of five works called “Duets,” which are worth getting out to (http://obt.org/). I will admit, the … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis on Originality

Here’s a nice quote to get you going this week: “Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it … Continue reading

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Rona Pondick- The Art of the Hybrid

Came upon a nice article in the May issue of  Art News on the sculptor Rona Pondick.  Thought I’d give you a heads up about her work.  A intriguing sculptor in her fifties she creates amalgamations of human and animal … Continue reading

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Near Dweller

Until graduation Saturday the 1st of May, there is a wonderful senior art show up at our Minthorne Art Gallery in the Hoover building at George Fox entitled “Near Dweller.” A gradating senior of ours, Meghan Headly did a wonderful … Continue reading

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A suggestion…

Here is the other parable (or parable #1 from the earlier post) that is now complete.  This one is based on the friend knocking in the night. Here is the scripture: Luke 11; 5-10 5Then he said to them, “Suppose … Continue reading

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Art of the Steal

Saw a movie as of late with Gary Buhler one of our painting professors at Fox that I wanted to recommend to you. “The Art of the Steal” is a intriguing documentary on the Barns Collection of Post-Impressionist art in … Continue reading

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Hope Too Much

Here is one of the finished parables (see blog post from March 25th).  From those of you that posted, and those that I spoke with it seems most nailed this one as the parable of the prodigal son.  Good job. … Continue reading

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The Quintet of the Astonished

Recently got to the “Disquieted” show at the Portland Art Museum. http://portlandartmuseum.org/exhibitions/feature/DISQUIETED The title, “A Proposal for Thought,” or “Highlights of Contemporary art from the past 20 years,” seems more appropriate but “Disquieted” is a bit more catchy I suppose, … Continue reading

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A taste of the Amory Show in 1913

I am reading a biography on George Bellows and came upon his involvement in the pivotal Armory Exhibition in New York in 1913.   This exhibition would introduce America to all the new trends that were happening in France: Cubisim, Futurism, … Continue reading

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