Home / Events / Visual Arts / James Lavadour: Fingering Instabilities

James Lavadour: Fingering Instabilities

RICHARD SPEER
Thursday August 07
PDX Contemporary Art
925 NW Flanders St.
 
Good news for Umatilla superstar painter James Lavadour. It’s just been announced that he'll be included in a mega-exhibition at the Crystal Bridges Museum of Art. Granted, the Bentonville, Ark., museum—founded by the Walton family (of Wal-Mart infamy)—is no Museum of Modern Art. But its curatorial program is no slouch, either. This news follows Lavadour’s inclusion in last year’s Venice Biennale, an international exposition of considerable clout. On the heels of these two developments, Lavadour is having a solo show at his longtime Portland gallery, PDX Contemporary Art. With their luscious gestures and eye-searing colors, his paintings finesse the lines between landscape and abstraction. And if his work is beginning to seem formulaic to those of us who’ve followed it for a long time, it still holds the power to make people who’ve never encountered it before go, “Wow!” Through Aug. 30.

 



Where: PDX Contemporary Art
Phone: 222-0063
Address: 925 NW Flanders St.
Website: http://www.pdxcontemporaryart.com/

 
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Habitat: A Video Mandala

Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015

Habitat is a giant video mandala conjured for your contemplation and iteration, directed by Kello Goeller.

Opening reception Thursday July 2 from 6 pm-9 pm.
Duplex 219 NW Couch St. Portland Web | Map

Science on Tap

Tuesday, Jul 07, 2015
At OHSU’s Oregon National Primate Research Center, animal behaviorist Daniel Gottlieb studies ways to evaluate and improve the welfare of captive animals. He'll explain as much in his Science on Tap ...
7-9 pm | $8-$10
Clinton Street Theater 2522 SE Clinton St. Portland Web | Map

Urban Growth Boundary

Tuesday, Jul 07, 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 PDX Contemporary Art
There's no more events in PDX Contemporary Art
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close