Home / Events / Visual Arts / Ted McCann: Green Illume

Ted McCann: Green Illume

RICHARD SPEER
Saturday April 12
Hap Gallery
916 NW Flanders St.
 
It’s worth noting that Ted McCann has a masters-of-fine-arts degree from Yale University and a day job in the construction business. You can see those dueling influences in his wall sculptures on display at Hap. They’re gritty and organic, made of oddly shaped pieces of flotsam found along beaches, yet they’re pieced together into highly sophisticated compositions that have a structural, architectonic integrity. The links between blue-collar realities and the blue-blooded hauteur of contemporary art come together fetchingly in this show, Green Illume, which is a military term for a night illuminated by full moon. Indeed, in works like Adrift, there is a pale green-blue color reminiscent of gentle moonlight. This soothing chromaticism contrasts dramatically with the work Aramid, an etude in bright mustard and sunflower yellows. This is a thoroughly satisfying show, the latest in an impressive run of exhibitions at this gallery, which, although only 5 months old, has the curatorial polish of a long-established venue. Through April 26.

 



Where: Hap Gallery
Phone: 444-7101
Address: 916 NW Flanders St.
Website: www.hapgallery.com

 
 

Hap Gallery

916 NW Flanders St.
Portland, OR
97209
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Alonzo King LINES Ballet

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

Dance presenter White Bird kicked off its first round of “Barney” creative prizes in 2013, awarded as a grant that recognizes innovative choreographers f ...

7:30 pm Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 26-28 | $26-$68
Newmark Theatre 1111 SW Broadway Portland Web | Map

Cinderella

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015

Oregon Ballet Theatre kicks off its spring season with the classic story Cinderella,

7:30 pm Feb. 28, March 1 and March 5-7. 2 pm Saturday, March 7. | $40-$165
Keller Auditorium 222 SW Clay St. Portland Web | Map

Constructs

Saturday, Feb 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
Also At Hap Gallery

Skinny Dip

Saturday, Feb 28, 2015
Lisa Rybovich Crallé’s sculptures are a little bit taller than a person, and some of them look like they’re stretching out their candy-colored arms to give you a hug. Made of steel, resin and acr ...
Hap Gallery 916 NW Flanders 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