In “Where did you sleep last night?”, Portland-based painter and sculptor Shohei Takasaki poses a question that is deceptive in its overt simplicity. In his first solo show with Nationale, Takasaki presents a new series of paintings that explore snapshots of domestic life and abstracted intimacy.
Flèchemuller’s immediate paintings in oil and gouache line the pages of the book with humorous images— penguins reading books, a bird with an extraordinarily long neck, and an unenthusiastic, unfazed human falling down a waterfall. It’s through these quick gestures and the absurd that Flèchemuller finds relief from the day to day.
The sun never knew how great it was until it struck the side of a building., titled after a quote by the modernist architect Louis Khan, explores the role light plays in the oppression of historically marginalized individuals—especially people of color, low-income, and queer communities.
Blue Sky is pleased to present a selection of photo-based works by renowned conceptual artist Barbara Kruger from the collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation
Palermo’s work in SUBLIMATION is fueled by personal experiences growing up queer in a culture governed by Catholic morality. Within this framework, the conversation expands upon sexual sublimation and relative abject impulses.
Portland based Rittenhouse has created a pastel glitter installation composed of crystal spirals and giant hands that mingle and mystify within Arnold's bespoke fashion showroom. Please join the artist on April 5th from 5-7 PM for a closing reception. Hand-shaped cookies, miniature blobs, rainbow stalagmites and beverages will be on hand!