When our early ancestors looked out at the horizon, they believed they were staring at the end of the earth. Ships sailed off the edge, and mystical monsters presided at the boundary. Now we know that the earth is round, that there is no mystical land beyond the hills, but nonetheless we are captivated by that thin line in the distance.… Read more
No one can embarrass you like family. They remember all of your most awkward moments and never fail to share them with your boss or love interest. Childhood memories, thoughts on procreation and ancestry; all of these themes show up in artists’ work from time to time. There are even artist families within the RSG; painters who had children that… Read more
Portland is known for it’s many bridges. Each one beautifully reflects the different times in which they were built. But they also serve a great purpose; they join two separate places together. On that note, I invite you to travel along Portland’s bridges, not from east to west or north to south, but from the real towards the abstract. We’ll start… Read more
Coffee, cream, eggs, butter and toast… maybe something green, and you’ve got yourself the best meal of the week: BRUNCH. It can be simple or complex, but the end result is always bliss. But before you roll out of bed and peddle your way to your favorite spot, take a moment to savor these delicious works.
Last night we had the distinct pleasure of attending a lecture by Dr. Sue Taylor, PhD. The lecture was entitled, “The Language of Abstract Painting”. She delved into her current research viewing abstract works from a psychoanalytical perspective, and believe me, it was fascinating. Abstract paintings can both illuminate and baffle, and viewing such works can be challenging. You may… Read more