Four Things

Four Things: Portland Art Spaces

Four Things: Portland Art Spaces

This weekend, I travelled to Portland with two colleagues to attend a few events during the PICA Time-Based Art Festival and tour contemporary art spaces around the city. I knew little of the Portland art scene and was astounded by the number of nonprofit spaces sustaining experimental programming. Truly impressive what is happening down there! Is it time for Seattle to step up to the plate?

Four Things: Armory Arts Week

Four Things: Armory Arts Week

I spent this past week in New York for the Armory Show, dashing back and forth across the city enveloped in the customary "fairpocalypse" mode of being. Independent once again stood out among the myriad of fairs, featuring a tightly curated presentation of fifty international galleries and non-profit institutions. Here are four highlights: