Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR

 
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  • Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR posted a progress report
    Charlemagne Palestine, A series of performances
    By - Jenny Martin - Operations Director
    The subject of a series of performances at Yale Union, Charlemagne Palestine has been undigestible since the late 1960s. Here in Portland, he will screen videos, play a CIRCULAR ORGAN at Lewis & Clark College, and perform a piano, his voice, and a cognac glass in an environment with his emblematic scarves and stuffed...
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    Summer at YU
    By - Jenny Martin - Operations Manager
    This spring and summer has been a busy time for Yale Union. In March, YU began a series of building improvements -- a studio for visiting artists, an office, and a new home for the print shop. A portion of the first floor has also been partitioned into six artists' studios, which will be generously subsidized and...
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  • Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR has received 11 donations
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    Yuji Agematsu
    By - Robert Snowden - Curators
    YUJI AGEMATSU An Exhibition April 26–June 29 Friday–Sunday, 12–5pm Opening: Saturday, April 26, 4–6pm 3pm for MEMBERS Since moving to New York City in 1980, Agematsu has sustained a continuous project. This exhibition is made from a recent portion of his efforts. Yuji Agematsu was born in Kanagawa,...
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    January/February - A Series of Documentary Films
    By - Robert Snowden - Curators
    This winter, Yale Union and Northwest Film Center will present a series of documentary films that record how material and immaterial goods are produced and distributed. A few of the films were commissioned by companies to represent select interests, but the majority were made by filmmakers with an imperative to record and...
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    Susan Howe
    By - Jenny Martin - Operations Manager
    In 1961, when Susan Howe graduated from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston with a degree in painting, the big news in art was the imminent death of art, or at least the death of painterly abstraction that had come to preside. Howe had every intention of being an artist. She moved to New York, touched the tarbush...
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  • Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR has received 28 donations
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  • Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR posted a progress report
    Announcing YU's summer 2013 exhibition: Lucy Skaer
    By - Jenny Martin - Operations Manager
    Yale Union (YU) is proud to announce its summer 2013 exhibition, a commission of new work by British artist Lucy Skaer. From approximately 22 tons of lithographic limestone quarried from northeastern Iowa, along with cast terra cotta and milled mahogany, Skaer will create sculpures for installation using the entire second...
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    Andersen & Fisher, an Exhibition
    By - Jenny Martin - Operations Manager
    For the last fifty years, Thom Andersen and Morgan Fisher have been friends and filmmakers. They met as students in 1964 in the film department at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. They made films that spoke with equal assurances about Hollywood and avant-garde histories, but acquiesced to the terms of...
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    2012 -> 2013
    By - Jenny Martin - Operations Manager
    Consider the accomplishments of 2012: In February, YU and FearNoMusic presented “John Cage, 100 Years,” inaugurating the year’s programming throughout our landmark building. In March, Paris collective castillo/corrales spoke to us on attitude and institution making. In April, Common Room, a New York...
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    Marianne Wex Exhibition
    By - Hope Svenson - Associate Curator
    YU is thrilled to announce an exhibition of Marianne Wex’s photographic panels, to be presented for the first time in the United States. Taking the form of large collaged panels, the exhibition observes the difference between the sexes through the poses and gestures of unwitting subjects. Interested in documenting the...
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  • Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR has received 75 donations
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  • Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR posted a progress report
    Thank you for supporting YU
    By - Jenny Martin - Operations and Development Manager
    In April we asked for help --- we launched a campaign to raise funds to support YU’s contemporary art program. The response has been incredible and we are so grateful. The donations we received went directly to YU’s programming allowing Portland the opportunity to experience some incredible music and art. At the...
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  • Present inspiring contemporary art in Portland, OR has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Portland, Oregon United States

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