06 février 2011

"Riches of a City: Portland Collects" @ Portland Art Museum

Thomas Le Clair, Judith and Holofernes, c. 1860, Oil on canvas, Collection of Sue and Robert Joki PORTLAND, OR.- Organized by the Portland Art Museum, the exhibition Riches of a City: Portland Collects celebrates arts patronage in Portland and the influence these collections have on the Museum. Opening on February 5, the exhibition features more than 230 objects from some 80 private collections in the city. The exhibition title references a quote from C.E.S. Wood, a founder of the Museum and arts patron: “Good citizens are the... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2010

Cy Twombly @ the Portland Art Museum

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 2007, from Blooming, A Scattering of Blossoms & Other Things. Acrylic on panel, The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica. ©Cy Twombly. Courtesy: Gagosian Gallery. PORTLAND, OR.- Among the most important and influential artists of his generation, Cy Twombly has used mark-making and written language as the core of his artistic practice since the late 1950s. Twombly’s work has come to define an important branch of gestural abstraction that conflates painting and poetry, line and word. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2009

'China Design Now' @ the Portland Art Museum

Ji Ji, Hi Panda, 2006 © Pole Design PORTLAND, OR.- This October, the Portland Art Museum will present China Design Now, a multi-sensory experience reflecting the new Chinese urban environment and encapsulating the scale, speed, and energy of change in China today. Visitors will embark on a journey of discovery through China, focusing on the graphic design, fashion, interior design, and architecture emerging from three vibrant and rapidly evolving cities. Organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, China Design Now... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2009

Raphael's Renaissance Masterpiece @ The Portland Art Museum

Raphael, La Donna Velata, c. 1514-1516. Oil on canvas, Palazzo Pitti, Galleria Palatina, Florence, Italy PORTLAND, OR.- This October, the Portland Art Museum will present a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view Raphael's renowned painting The Woman with a Veil. This single-painting exhibition will bring one of the most important paintings of the Renaissance to Oregon for the first time. The Woman with a Veil (la velata or la donna velata) was painted in 1516 and depicts a serene woman looking intently at the viewer. It is... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

A Gauguin Painting Donated by Trustee Melvin "Pete" Mark to Portland Art Museum

Paul Gauguin, Vue d'un jardin, Rouen, 1884, Oil on canvas, Gift of Melvin "Pete" Mark in honor of Mary Kridel Mark, 2009 PORTLAND, OR.- The Portland Art Museum announced its latest acquisition, an 1884 canvas, Vue d’un jardin, Rouen (Garden View, Rouen) by Paul Gauguin (French, 1848-1903). The painting is from Gauguin’s Impressionist period and depicts the corner of a walled garden in early spring. Longtime Museum patron and trustee Melvin “Pete” Mark gave the gift in memory of his wife, Mary Kridel Mark. For more... [Lire la suite]