The exhibitions demonstrate the messy, intuitive processes by which artists combine experience, an understanding of materials, and dexterity to create objects that convey meaning.
Jessica Jackson Hutchins
Spectacular Geography and Studios in the Kitchen: Michelle Grabner on Curating the Portland Biennial
This year’s iteration of the Portland Biennial, organized by the Disjecta Contemporary Art Center and curated by artist Michelle Grabner, claims to be the most complete survey of contemporary art in Oregon ever.
Jessica Jackson Hutchins on Furniture, Found Ceramics, and the Stories of Our Stuff
Portland-based artist Jessica Jackson Hutchins works with paint, ceramics, and furniture to create pieces that are personal, conceptual, and formal.
Women Artists Dominate in Art Basel Miami Beach’s Sculpture Park
MIAMI BEACH — Amid all the predictable fare in Art Basel Miami Beach’s Public sector, installed in Collins Park alongside the Bass Museum of Art — your Ernesto Neto hammock contraption, your Justin Matherly concrete-and-walker figure, your shiny bronze Elmgreen & Dragset provocation, your Georg Baselitz primitivist giant — is a set of bravura works by women artists.