The Proofs Arrived!

Roger Hull has been researching, writing, interviewing and thinking about the Portland modernist painter Louis Bunce for 3 years, at least.  As usual I’ve had the most interesting time tagging along to lenders, archives, museums and galleries as Roger pulled together the story of Bunce’s life and work…a VERY fascinating story.  The book, “Louis Bunce: […]

What to Do in June…

Well the month is half gone…the light remains until 9:00 p.m….there’s lots of time to do stuff.   Things comes into the house as shares … there are the activities of house-holding… play… …oh…draw… sew… look at art… send off the last Circle 8 drawing book… Draw… and draw… and it isn’t even summer yet…ahhhh.  

Sandgren Season

The first in quite a string of events this summer featuring the work of Corvallis painter/print-maker Nelson Sandgren happened last Saturday.  In conjunction with the exhibition opening June 14th at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem, Michael Parsons also is featuring the Work of Sandgren this month in his Portland gallery (716 SW […]

The Proofs Arrive!

Lately it has been like this, wet and gray, day in-day out: But this morning, when we headed out very early (by our standards…) it was gorgeous…I just couldn’t stop snapping pictures as an unknown orb edged over the horizon… and then, when we got home…THE PROOFS CAME! Roger Hull is curating a show of […]

Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Here in the Northwest it’s chilly and overcast…just about the perfect day to run around doing a few errands and then COFFEE!  Archive Bar and Coffee was hopping today and Bigwig Donuts were down there, as well as Ponderosa and Thyme… Coffee first and then a bouquet for a loved one to […]

Currently on View

We went to “the Museum” last night…in our neighborhood that would be the Hallie Ford Museum of Art.  There’s a loaned Andre Derain oil on view that is lovely, “Montreuil-Sur-Mer…Derain a fauvist who painted often with Matisse, was 29 when he painted this. Plus a nice Robert Rauschenberg screenprint from 1970, “Features from Currents”…a 2014 […]