Home / Events / Visual Arts / Dinh Q. Lê: Fixing the Impermanent

Dinh Q. Lê: Fixing the Impermanent

RICHARD SPEER
Wednesday October 09
Elizabeth Leach Gallery
417 NW 9th Ave.
 
Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê revisits the Vietnam War in a suite of stunning photographic tapestries. Lê uses photographic prints like strips of fabric or twine in tapestries or baskets, weaving them in and out of compositions that also integrate boldly colored linen tape. The images are often harrowing, as in Immolation in Additive and the Subtractive Colors, which appropriates an iconic photograph of Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc committing suicide in 1963 by setting himself afire. That Lê makes this disturbing image so beautiful, via its palette of jewel tones and bubblegum hues, is a credit to his knack for conflating and confusing visual beauty and political awareness. Sept. 26-Oct. 26.

 



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

 
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Constructs

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Constructs is curator Rachel Adams’ inspired solution to the quandary of how to fill Disjecta’s massive exhibition space. This clean, elegant show is a kind of “etude on the wall,” a se ...
Disjecta 8371 N Interstate Ave. Portland Web | Map

Dark Ecologies

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
The first thing you see when you walk into Bullseye’s three-artist show, Dark Ecologies, is Carolyn Hopkins’ beautiful and disturbing sculpture, Cascade. It depicts a strung-up dog w ...
Bullseye Projects 300 NW 13th Ave. Web | Map

Dark Paradise

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Ecologically themed art tends to be dull and sanctimonious, but not so in the hands of Wesley Younie. His idylls of environmental paradise lost abound with equal parts whimsy and intelligence. In the ...
Mark Woolley Gallery @ Pioneer 700 SW 5th Ave., 3rd floor, Pioneer Place Mall Portland Web | Map
Also At Elizabeth Leach Gallery

Hap Tivey: Surface of Light

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
The LED lights in Hap Tivey’s sculptures seem to reach out beyond their aluminum contours to claim the wall behind them. They seep into your own personal space, too, until you begin to feel al ...
Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Ave. Web | Map

Hap Tivey: Surface of Light

Thursday, Jan 29, 2015
The LED lights in Hap Tivey’s sculptures seem to reach out beyond their aluminum contours to claim the wall behind them. They seep into your own personal space, too, until you begin to feel al ...
Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Ave. Web | Map

Hap Tivey: Surface of Light

Friday, Jan 30, 2015
The LED lights in Hap Tivey’s sculptures seem to reach out beyond their aluminum contours to claim the wall behind them. They seep into your own personal space, too, until you begin to feel al ...
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
artistic