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Straight Lines – Carmen Herrera

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The Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera in her Manhattan loft, surrounded by her art. After six decades of very private painting, she sold her first artwork five years ago at the age of 89.

Ms. Herrera’s late-in-life success has stunned her in many ways. Her larger works now sell for $30,000, and one painting commanded $44,000, amounts unimaginable when she was, say, in her 80s. “I have more money now than I ever had in my life,” she said. Not that she is succumbing to a life of leisure. Ms. Herrera, because she must, continues to draw and paint. “Only my love of the straight line keeps me going,” she said.

 

-from NYTIMES

Carmen Herrera at Lisson Gallery

SHOW IS OPEN – VENDING MACHINE IS OPEN – SEE NOW///

MAIN GALLERY – C PRICE
(see images of all views here)

C Price Open Gallery Portland Installation View Paintings and Sculptures

 

GALLERY 2
VENDING MACHINE – BOC POP UP

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C Price
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Vending Machine: A Pop-Up

 

C Price’s work cycles between dimensions – from vectors and animated gifs, oil paintings on rectangular canvas, paper collage, shallow constructions and reliefs to shadow casting mixed-media wall sculptures and full blown (but small scale) wooden block sculptures.  This show will display a slice of this artist’s body of work over the last number of years as it moves on and off the wall.

 CP’s work is both a visual party and a metaphysical one. Figured from a language of minimalist distillations, material properties, vivid color relationships and concrete arrangeable parts, the artist’s working process is echoed by its tendency to inspire puzzle reading, shrine rearranging and tuning into space via geometry and color fields.

  A sharp black drip cut out of wood burrows flatly into its precisely fitted white den, a pale line dips into the past layers of paint and has a sip of blue gradient, a ball attaches itself to the ledge of a leaning square.  In groups, the block populations start to socialize – they would like to meet you on August 7th.

Box of Contents “Vending Machine: a Pop-Up” presents a web based project in real life in the tradition of a trade show booth. Offering a selection of magnetizing artist editions (by BOC group members) for sale at a retail friendly price point, Room 2 of OPEN Gallery will be transformed into a small shop environment for the night of August 7th, 2014 from 6-9pm .

C Price is an artist living and working in Portland Oregon.  Box of Contents is a web and mail based “business art” project started by C Price in 2005.

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Holly Wood

Holly

 Associated by Druidic tradition to the grand majesty of the Unicorn. Holly is one of the most fiery of woods and second only to Oak for its sacred regard by the Druids. The Gaelic “tinne” is thought to mean “fire.”  Holly has been regarded as a powerful protective wood, good against evil spirits, poisons, angry elementals, and lightning.

 

Holly
(Ilex opaca)
Purity, strength, logic, protection, power transfer,
blocking unwanted forces and healing.
Holly is the whitest wood in the world and is often 
associated with purity and the unicorn.
Natural Habitat – South Eastern United States
Wood Hardness – 950

 

sources:
http://www.macfies.com/wood-properties.html
http://www.bardwood.com/woods.htm

Georgia O’Keeffe

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Georgia O’Keeffe was born on November 15, 1887, in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. Photographer Alfred Stieglitz gave O’Keefe her first gallery show in 1916 and the couple married in 1924. O’Keeffe moved to New Mexico after her husband’s death and was inspired by the landscape to create numerous well-known paintings. Georgia O’Keeffe died on March 6, 1986.