Home / Events / Visual Arts / Glades and Ragged Underwood

Glades and Ragged Underwood

RICHARD SPEER
Wednesday January 30
Compound Gallery
107 NW 5th Ave.
 

Vivian Chen's paintings are the highlight of this three-artist show. In a commentary on decay and rebirth, they present a menagerie of animals lying dead on the forest floor with vegetation sprouting out of their carcasses. It's disconcerting to see mushrooms and a tree branch growing out of a bird's eye in the piece Bird, or flowers and leaves from the belly of Deer, and various flora spreading across the bodies of Snail, Bear, Owl, Rabbit and Raccoon. But this is the fate of any animal that runs out its clock and sleeps without waking. With a potent mix of whimsy and the grotesque, Chen makes us confront the fate that awaits all beasts, including those who walk on two legs and have brains that know death is inevitable. Through Feb. 3.



Where: Compound Gallery
Phone: 796-2733
Address: 107 NW 5th Ave.
Website: http://www.compoundgallery.com/

 
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Cash For Your Banksy

Monday, May 04, 2015

CFYB is the brainchild of artist and curator “Mad One.” The project began in late 2013 in response to the ongoing attention to the artist known as Banksy and to an art market that treats painti ...

Through May 30.
Future Shock 1914 E Burnside St Map

Dazed and Glazed

Monday, May 04, 2015

Greenberg might have called it kitsch, but back in the heyday of the '50s and '60s everyone had a boldly designed smoking dish on their coffee table. In light of marijuana's upcoming legalizat ...

Through June 5
Thurman Street Collective 2384 NW Thurman St. Portland Web | Map

Emily Counts: The Ins and Outs

Monday, May 04, 2015

Holes, perforations, and protrusions dominate the surfaces of Emily Counts’ ceramic sculptures in her exhibition of new work

Through June 1.
Nationale 3360 SE Division St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Compound Gallery
There's no more events in Compound Gallery
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close