Home / Events / Visual Arts / Alex Steckly: Entitlement

Alex Steckly: Entitlement

RICHARD SPEER
Friday March 15
Nationale
3360 SE Division St.
 
It’s worth noting that Alex Steckly’s new show is called Entitlement. There was undoubtedly a whiff of entitlement emanating from the painter back in 2009 when, at the age of 23, he had his first solo show ever at Fourteen30 Contemporary. Steckly had the kind of cocky brashness that wunderkinds are supposed to have. But now, four years later, and after a recent car accident that left him with broken ribs and a punctured lung, he’s just happy to be here. In keeping with this, his new paintings have an earnest, workmanlike quality informed by hours of perfectionist toiling in the studio. In a series of understated but charismatic minimalist works, Steckly proves he has the chops to evolve his style over time like the proverbial fine wine. Through March 24.

Where: Nationale
Address: 3360 SE Division St.
Website: http://nationale.us/

 
 

Nationale

3360 SE Division St.
Portland, OR
97202
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Boredom is the Ultimate Weapon

Saturday, Jul 04, 2015

Boredom is the Ultimate Weapon will be a series of improvised structures constructed from material at hand inside and outside of HQHQ Project Space by Los Angeles artist Don Edler. Each of t ...

The opening will be a summer party on July 3, from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. A grill will be available; bring your own protein. Local artist-made cups will be sold for $10 each. Each cup supports HQ Objective and allows for free drinks during the event.
HQHQ Project Space 232 SE Oak St. Portland Web | Map

Tight Rope: New Paintings by Arvie Smith

Saturday, Jul 04, 2015

Tight Rope is a collection of vivid, powerful works linking our troubled past to our equally troubled present. ...

Mark Woolley Gallery @ Pioneer 700 SW 5th Ave., 3rd floor, Pioneer Place Mall Portland Web | Map

Urban Growth Boundary

Saturday, Jul 04, 2015

Upfor presents recent works by three artists who adapt unorthodox mediums to challenge the traditions of landscape and artistic depiction of nature. Mixed media works by Gregory Euclide, Alex Lukas ...

Upfor Gallery 929 NW Flanders St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Nationale

Everything We Ever Wanted

Saturday, Jul 04, 2015

Katie Batten, Jonathan Casella and Sarah Mikenis rebel against painting’s high formalism to express the generational struggle between expectations set by social media and unfiltered reality. This ...

Through July 6.
Nationale 3360 SE Division St. Portland Web | Map

Everything We Ever Wanted

Sunday, Jul 05, 2015

Katie Batten, Jonathan Casella and Sarah Mikenis rebel against painting’s high formalism to express the generational struggle between expectations set by social media and unfiltered reality. This ...

Through July 6.
Nationale 3360 SE Division St. Portland Web | Map

Everything We Ever Wanted

Monday, Jul 06, 2015

Katie Batten, Jonathan Casella and Sarah Mikenis rebel against painting’s high formalism to express the generational struggle between expectations set by social media and unfiltered reality. This ...

Through July 6.
Nationale 3360 SE Division St. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close