Home / Events / Visual Arts / Portland as Fuck

Portland as Fuck

RICHARD SPEER
Thursday February 21
Compound Gallery
107 NW 5th Ave.
 
How can you not like a show called Portland as Fuck? This group exhibition is loosely themed around the reasons we love our fair city of stumps. Fortunately, the artists didn’t take the assignment too literally; this is no Portlandia retread, but rather an essence-isolating distillation of sometimes oblique references. Among the highlights are Ryan Bubnis’ abstracted mountains and rivers; Brett Superstar’s witty wool wall sculpture of Paul Bunyan; and Timothy Karpinski’s multicolored laurel wreath. And then there is Tripper Dungan’s depiction of a beer-swilling monkey on roller skates. Viewers will scratch their heads, say “What the...?” and then smile when the light bulb turns on. Who is that beer-swilling monkey? He is not in our stars, dear Brutus, but in ourselves. Through March 3.

 



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

 
 
Other events in Visual Arts

Bryan Schutmaat: Grays the Mountain Sends

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
It’s easy to romanticize small-town life and bucolic mountains if you’re an overworked, under-natured city dweller. But photographer Bryan Schutmaat captures something less romantic, more complex ...

Chris Speed Trio, Blue Cranes

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
[JAZZ] The saxophonist of choice for prominent New York new jazz bandleaders like John Zorn, Uri Caine, Tim Berne, Dave Douglas and John Hollenbeck, Brooklyn-based Seattle native Chris Speed also lead ...
8 pm Wednesday, April 16. | $12 advance, $15 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Eva Lake: Anonymous Women

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Eva Lake is a gifted abstract artist whose pattern-based oil paintings follow in the lineage of Op Art. But she’s also accomplished in collage work. Viewers may remember her Targets series, w ...
Augen DeSoto 716 NW Davis St. 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