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Molly Dilworth

Molly Dilworth discusses Cool Water, Hot Island

August 2010

For one of Manhattan’s largest public art projects to date, Brooklyn-based artist Molly Dilworth was awarded a commission from the New York City Department of Transportation to create a temporary site-specific installation in Times Square… READ ON

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Storm Tharp

August 2010

In the enigmatically titled “Hercules,” Portland-based artist and 2010 Whitney Biennial participant Storm Tharp presents his latest works on paper that run wild through the history of art, literature, and culture. The exhibition features… READ ON

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Judy Cooke

July 2010

Northwest artist Judy Cooke’s most recent sculptural paintings on smooth, grained wood evince a peripatetic expressionism that emanates, in part, from their eccentric shapes, maplike imagery, and translucent, often streaming washes of oil… READ ON

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David Shaner

June 2010

In the early 1960s, the late self-described potter David Shaner eschewed the East Coast art world and migrated west to direct the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana. He remained at the organization’s helm until… READ ON

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Natascha Snellman

June 2010

Tallulah Bankhead––1930s stage actress, Hollywood bon vivant, and icon of a dexterous promiscuity––is the inspiration for the Los Angeles–based artist Natascha Snellman’s engaging new body of mixed-media sculptures and works on … READ ON

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Gus Van Sant

Gus Van Sant talks about two upcoming exhibitions in Oregon

April 2010

The Academy Award–winning director Gus Van Sant is well known for his unparalleled vision in cinema, and for his original screenplays. An accomplished artist as well, he is debuting two bodies of photographic work in Oregon this month. … READ ON

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Elias Hansen

April 2010

Elias Hansen’s work possesses a threatening and pungent pitch. A native of the Northwest and an accomplished glass artist, for the past six years Hansen’s gritty, libertarian aesthetic has offered the region a critical antidote to the … READ ON

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Jessica Jackson Hutchins

March 2010

There is much more than art at stake in Jessica Jackson Hutchins’s work. Her mixed-media sculptures, prints, and works on paper, currently on view in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, as well as two solo exhibitions at Laurel Gitlen (Small A … READ ON

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Christopher Rauschenberg

January 2010

Christopher Rauschenberg’s photographs of flea-market scenes in Paris’s Marché aux Puces in Saint Ouen were taken over several trips to the City of Light in 2008 and 2009. Rauschenberg knows the city well. For his study “Paris Changing,”… READ ON

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M. K. Guth

M. K. Guth talks about This Fable Is Intended for You: A Work-Energy Principle

January 2010

M. K. Guth is a Portland, Oregon–based multimedia artist and filmmaker who has exhibited widely and received critical praise for her work in the 2008 Whitney Biennial. Her exhibition at the World Financial Center in New York opens January… READ ON

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