Home / Events / Visual Arts / Lee Kelly: Atacama

Lee Kelly: Atacama

RICHARD SPEER
Tuesday December 11
Elizabeth Leach Gallery
417 NW 9th Ave.
 
Veteran sculptor Lee Kelly is at the top of his form in Atacama, a suite of wall-mounted and freestanding sculptures of welded steel and gold leaf. With their elegant, biomorphic forms, the pieces exude a calligraphic elegance. Atacama I recalls the contours of Japanese pagodas, while the buoyant Atacama III looks like a jauntily abstracted dog. A freestanding piece called Pumalin is the exhibition’s strongest; in fact, that it’s on a pedestal instead of on the wall is an important part of its appeal. Works this intricate benefit from being viewed in the round—it seems a shame to hide their backsides from view by hanging them on the wall. Through Dec. 29.

 



Where: Elizabeth Leach Gallery
Phone: 224-0521
Address: 417 NW 9th Ave.
Website: http://www.elizabethleach.com/

 
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Bath Night

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
Enter the world of Bath Night and you’ll find a Miss America stage mom, a '90s pop Pandora station that keeps interrupting a torture session and a poker-illiterate James Bond. This 90-minute ...
8 pm Thursdays-Saturdays through Aug. 30 | $17-$20
Shaking the Tree Studio 1407 SE Stark St. Web | Map

Bennet Norrbo: Nice & Naughty

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
Beloved Portland artist Bennet Norrbo died last year at 83. A year later, his friend and artistic executor, gallerist Marilyn Murdoch, is mounting an affectionate retrospective of his work, spanning m ...
Murdoch Collections 2219 NW Raleigh St. Portland Web | Map

Cappella Romana

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

[RENAISSANCE CHANT & CHORAL] When the capital of the old Byzantine Empire fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453, political boundaries couldn't stop musical ...

8 pm Saturday, Aug. 30. | $22-$44.
St. Mary's Cathedral 1739 NW Couch St. Map
Also At Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Nicola López: Forecasting an Impossibly Possible Tomorrow

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
For sheer drama and scenery-chewing pathos, it’s hard to beat the Christian Bible as a fount  of artistic inspiration. In her installation, prints and video works, Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Nicola ...
Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Ave. Web | Map

Nicola López: Forecasting an Impossibly Possible Tomorrow

Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014
For sheer drama and scenery-chewing pathos, it’s hard to beat the Christian Bible as a fount  of artistic inspiration. In her installation, prints and video works, Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Nicola ...
Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Ave. Web | Map

Nicola López: Forecasting an Impossibly Possible Tomorrow

Wednesday, Sep 03, 2014
For sheer drama and scenery-chewing pathos, it’s hard to beat the Christian Bible as a fount  of artistic inspiration. In her installation, prints and video works, Brooklyn, N.Y., artist Nicola ...
Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Ave. Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close