Art around the Pacific Northwest and beyond

04/28/21 Please join me in an informal talk on a few artists via livestream. The video is below and please find links above the video of the artists we will be discussing. Also, feel free to leave a comment on what you think. -Thanks!

 

08/10/2019  Megan (a regular contributor to this site) and myself recently attended the Seattle Art Fair. Megan's response is below the images, please feel free to comment. Also, please contact me if you would like more information on any of the artwork. 

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1/27/19 Megan (a regular contributor to this site) and I attended the Frye Museum's opening exhibition group show on Friday. Check out the images below, I recommend seeing it. I really enjoyed this show, I think the artist’s work are strong and the curation is well designed and fresh. Based on my years of seeing work in NYC, this exhibit was on par with the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City. Megan's comments are below the images I encourage you to read them and add your own! Also, below the Frye images please check out artist Sylwia Tur at the Linda Hodges Gallery

"The Rain Doesn't Know Friends From Foes"

Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh, Hesam Rahmanian


http://artasiapacific.com/Magazine/89/RaminRokniHaerizadehHesamRahmanian




Megan: I appreciate the decision to curate the presentation of these videos on screens in the middle of the room at an angle.  It allows the viewers to see the piece in a crowded space, it makes it more interesting to walk through, and then I am overwhelmed by seeing all of the screens at once.  I think the lighting is just right and the scale of the walls the piece are projected on are just right.  I like the way that the added elements (it looks like paint and drawing materials mostly?) allow my mind to take footage of challenging subject matter and stay engaged.  There is a censorship-style quality to the videos, sometimes humor in the imagery, that make it possible for my brain not to shut down from the intensity of the content but not so obscured that I can't see what is happening.  

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Megan: The impact of the floor to ceiling (including the floor!) fabric sculpture is very alluring.  I love the 90's neon color scheme and fabric choices, it reminds me of my childhood in a nostalgic way.  I appreciate the scale of the figured sculpture because it is so big that it isn't obvious what I'm looking at right away, but it keeps my eye moving around the room.  It is a cozy feeling with all of the fabric, warm energy, and soft lines in the room, I don't want to leave!


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