Thursday, November 03, 2016

November 3 Westside Art Openings

Into the Wilderness is a group show of Signal Fire artists. Wide Open Studios is their residency on public lands in the West; artists camp and create work over a week or more. This show has painting, photography and illustration. At Charles Hartman Fine Art 134 NW 8th early close 8PM Free

Kevin Buck has abstract paintings and Sean Healy has 2d sculptural works. At Elizabeth Leach Gallery 417 NW 9th Map 6PM-9 Free

Warhol in New York 1962–1987: Pop, Punk, New Wave & the Counterculture is a group show of Warhol and contemporaries Jim Dine, Keith Haring, Robert Indiana, Jasper Johns, Alex Katz, Billy Name, James Rosenquist and others, many in the scene of the time. At Augen Gallery 716 NW Davis early close 8 Free

Jack Featherly has bright paintings over illustration. Upfor also launches a well done catalog of some of its artists: At UpFor Gallery 929 NW Flanders early close 6PM-8 Free

Pablo Ortiz Monasterio has Desaparecidos, photographs exposed throughout the world, then overlaid with ink. They are the artist's commemoration of students who went missing in 2014 Mexico on their way to a protest demonstration. That demonstration in turn was to commemorate an unknown number, thought to run in the hundreds, killed in 1968 at a demonstration in the Plaza de las Tres Culturas, Tlatelolco, Mexico City.

Alexander Chekmenev from Ukraine has passport photos of elderly residents, and a second series, coal miners from Donbass. That region is the breakaway area, the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, which has been at war the last two and a half years and where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down.

At Blue Sky Gallery Map 122 NW 8th 6PM-9 Free

Sarah Gee Miller has bright geometric paintings at Duplex Collective 219 NW Couch 6PM-9 Free

Russo Lee Gallery continues a 30 year retrospective. At Laura Russo Gallery 805 NW 21st early close 5PM-8 early close Free

PNCA is recommended to stop in. They have long time cycle shows and pop ups distributed throughout the building. PNCA 511 NW Broadway Map 6PM-9 Free

Everett Lofts are recommended as always. It's easier for you to see them all than for me to write suggestions. Some close as early as 9PM. At the Everett Lofts 625 NW Everett. Bounded by NW Everett, Broadway, Flanders and 6th Map closing ranges from 9PM-10ish