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    Dorothy Glenn "Generous Mystery" Jan 04 to Feb 25 @Wolff Gallery
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    Starting From Darkness Jan 04 to Mar 04 @Waterstone Gallery
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    Regarding Rascals Jan 16 to Feb 24 @Froelick Gallery
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    Flood Jan 20 to Feb 24 @Disjecta
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    Stratospheric Jan 20 to Mar 02 @Geezer Gallery @ Artists Repertory Theatre
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    Kanetaka Ikeda: Parts of the Cosmic Tree Feb 01 to Feb 25 @Blackfish Gallery
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    Annie Meyer Artwork Gallery Feb 01 to Feb 28 @Annie Meyer Gallery
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    Building Cranes and Butterfly Wings Feb 01 to Feb 25 @Waterstone Gallery
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    Convergent Landscapes Feb 01 to Feb 25 @Pearl Gallery and Framing
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    Retrospective to Prospective Feb 01 to Feb 25 @Basic Space Gallery

Portland Area Art Events

ThursdayFeb 01

Phraseology

At Butters Gallery

Thu, Feb 01 to Sat, Feb 24

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By DOROTHY GOODE

First Thursday Opening Reception, February 1st, 6- 8 p.m.
Friday Reception and Artist Talk, 6-8 p.m., Talk begins at 6:30

In Phraseology, her eighth solo exhibition at Butters Gallery, Portland-based Dorothy Goode ties together themes related to travel, gesture, and syntax. In Summer 2016, piloting a campervan around the Australian outback, Goode found herself questioning the dubious linkage between mark-making and landscape. Would any trace of Australia’s stark, weathered geography and washed-out colors, she wondered, wind up infiltrating her lush, boldly-hued paintings? Upon returning to the U.S. she undertook a new body of work in which she challenged herself to radically simplify her visual iconography: to deploy ever-more-efficient brushstrokes and pours, conveying maximum impact through minimal means. The resulting paintings speak to the viewer in a wordless vocabulary, direct and mysterious, that recalls petroglyphs, runes, and calligraphy. Individually they read as parts of speech or punctuation; installed in multiples, they unfurl in elegant, emphatic sentences.

EventPhraseology
DateThursday, February 1, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, February 24, 2018 (All day)
LocationButters Gallery Map
Address157 NE Grand Ave, Portland
More Infohttp://www.buttersgallery.com