July 20, 2006 - Portland Art Focus - Portland Art Focus 2006
July 20, 2006

Portland Art Focus 2006

Portland Art Focus 2006
The World is Coming to Portland.
You Should Too.

International artists, adventurous curators, cutting edge performances and never-before-seen treasures converge.

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The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art 2006 Time-Based Art Festival
September 7-17, 2006

PICA presents TBA:06. Now in its fourth year this contemporary art festival features more than 250 regional, national, and international artists working across genres in theatre, dance, music, video andnew this yearvisual exhibition and installation. Curated by Guest Artistic Director Mark Russell, expect moments of movement and imagery under bridges, over rivers, on stages and throughout the cityall in Portland, Oregon USA. Highlights include performances from musician Laurie Anderson, choreographer Bebe Miller, French theatre group Vivarium Studio, and all-female Japanese performance group Yubiwa Hotel along with a new visual art exhibition by Matthew Day Jackson, and installations by Harrell Fletcher, Johanna Billing, Beth Campbell, and Marina Abramovic. The TBA Festival examines and celebrates every form of contemporary art and is the only festival of its kind in North America.

Disjecta / 230 East Burnside Maryhill Double
July 9 – October 1

This summer, a new Maryhill Museum will rise in the Gorge. Artists Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo,funded by Creative Capital, have assembled a full-scale architectural double of the Maryhill Museum of Art made entirely out of scaffolding and construction netting. Witness the spectacle. Sunday bus tours.

Hoffman Gallery
Oregon College of Art & Craft
Lisa Conway
August 3 – September 3

Inspired by the human body and the natural world of insects, flowers, fruit, plants and shells, Conway addresses sexual relationships, the expression of identity, and humans’ responses to one another.

Feldman Gallery
Pacific Northwest College of Art Illegal Art August 28 – October 21, 2006. 1st Thursday Opening: September 7, 6-9 p.m.

A traveling exhibit on the plight of visual artists, filmmakers, and musicians like Heidi Cody, Todd Haynes, David Byrne and Danielle Spencer who’ve encountered legal problems over copyright.

Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery
Reed College Sutapa Biswas: Birdsong
August 29 – October 8
The film installations of British East-Indian artist Sutapa Biswas are dreamy, metaphorical journeys that re-imagine culture and family through diverse time periods and works of art. Literary, fantastical and sumptuously visual.

Contemporary Crafts Museum & Gallery Artist-made Books from the Collection of Barbara Tetenbaum Through September 17

Provocative and rarely seen work by Walter Hamady, Dick Higgins, Linda Hutchins, Dieter Roth, Topher Sinkinson, Karel Tiege, Walter Tisdale, Edie Tsong, Chris Ware and more.
New Embroidery: Not Your Grandma’s Doily September 22 – November 12

The Affair at the Jupiter Hotel September 29 October 1

Forty rooms of contemporary art; adventurous and thoughtful dealers, curators, collectors, and artists meet for an intimate art fair. Special exhibitions, tours of local collections, discussions and parties animate this immersive art weekend.

Portland Art Museum The Quest for Immortality: Treasures of Ancient Egypt
November 5 – March 4

Don’t miss the largest selection of antiquities ever loaned by Egypt to North America in its only West Coast appearance. Rich in artistic and historical importance, the exhibition features a walk-through replica tomb.

Portland Art Dealers Association (PADA)
Portland Art Dealers Association (PADA) includes the state’s foremost contemporary art galleries committed to the highest standards of representation. One will find the region’s leading artists exhibited alongside renowned national and international artists. PADA hosts city-wide public receptions on the first Thursday evening of every month.

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