Monthly Archives: October 2010

Rubens as Peacemaker

A while back I spent some time reading a nice little book by Phaidon on the artist Rubens by Kristin Lohse Belkin.  In it I was struck by the prolific painting career of Peter Paul Rubens in the Baroque era … Continue reading

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Bound for Glory with Alison Saar

My sculpture class ventured to Lewis and Clark College in Portland to the see the Alison Saar sculpture exhibit they have up till December 12.  It is well worth the visit.  Be sure to get over there before it closes. … Continue reading

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So Sorry Chief Seattle

    (Info from Uncle John’s Biggest Ever Bathroom Reader- a book full of interesting surprises.  I’m serious!)

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Gober and Celmins, a Conversation

    In my Contemporary Art Forms class we are reading excerpts from a very fun tome of a book called, “pressPLAY Contemporary Artists in Conversation.”  (published by Phaidon:   http://www.phaidon.com/store/art/pressplay-9780714845333/ Some interviews in it are better than others; avoid … Continue reading

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Going Local….

So I now have two works of art that are currently up in the fine town of Newberg. Get over here and check em out. A local artist and designer Jennifer Varner, had the wonderful idea of putting an exhibition … Continue reading

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