Thursday, November 27, 2008

The Grand Geometrician’s Ball

The Seattle artist-run Crawl Space Gallery was the beneficiary of The Grand Geometrician’s Ball, a party and fundraiser hosted by Jeffrey Mitchell, John Behnke and the CS Secret Society on Saturday, November 22, 2008.

Artist & Crawl Space member Anne Mathern

John Behnke

Artist Jeffry Mitchell

Gallerist Greg Kucera

“Breaking Tradition” Exhibition Opens at Benham Gallery

Benham Gallery, in Seattle, celebrated the opening of its Breaking Tradition exhibition with a holiday party on November 21, 2008. Artists in the show include David Armentor, Rosanna Salonia and Matthew Yates. The show runs from November 19 to December 24, 2008.

David Armentor (right)

Henry Art Gallery Open House

The Henry Art Gallery Open House drew several hundred guests on the evening of Friday, November 21, 2008. The event celebrated three exhibitions, including Richard Misrach’ On the Beach; Liz Magor's The Mouth and other storage facilities; and the opening of Adaptation, featuring video installations by (1) Guy Ben-Ner, (2) Arturo Herrera, (3) Catherine Sullivan and (4) Eve Sussman & the Rufus Corporation.

Chris & Chris Gildow

Artists Joe Park & Alfred Harris

Henry Art Gallery staffer Betsey Brock

Artist Margie Livingston (second from right)

Artist Randy Hayes (left)

Robert Stumberger

Nick Dorman

Eve Sussman at the Henry Art Gallery

On Thursday, November 20, 2008, Eve Sussman gave a Visiting Artist Lecture at the Henry Art Gallery. Joining Ms. Sussman on the stage were two of her collaborators from the Rufus Corporation, Claudia de Serpa Soares and Jeff Wood. In addition to the talk, Sussman has a video installation in the Adaptation exhibition at the Henry until March 22, 2009.

Frye Art Museum deputy direcctor Jill Rullkoetter (right)

Frye Art Museum curator Robin Held

Henry director Sylvia Wolf and senior curator Elizabeth Brown

Yoko Ott & gallerist Scott Lawrimore

Artist Gretchen Bennett (right)

Henry curator Sara Krajewski introduces the speakers

Eve Sussman

Jeff Wood, Claudia de Serpa Soares and Jeff Wood

Robin Held during the Q&A