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Object(ive) (Re)occurence, paintings by Robert Beckmann at Bohemia Gallery in July

Robert Beckmann’s work has been exhibited throughout the world: from New York to New Haven (Yale), Finland to Russia, Miami to Canada, San Francisco and Japan. This summer we welcome him home to Ashland. Opening reception July 6th, 5 – 8 PM

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Organic Nation Spirits Year in Review

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Here we are at the end of another year of crafting organic liquors. Of course, it has been an interesting year here at Cascade Peak Spirits Distillery (CPS) with trials & tribulations and exciting possibilities!

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North Medford High Senior Announces Japanese Tsunami Red Cross Fundraiser

REd Cross Silent Art Auction to Benefit survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan

Morgan Greer, a senior at North Medford High School, invites artists to submit works and the public to attend a silent art auction for the Japanese tsunami victims. Art donations are being accepted from students and professional artists.

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Interesting Article about Japanese Contemporary Art

Tokyo Art: reposted from “Art With a Needle”, blog post on September 29, 2010

The Mori Art Museum, located on top of a 54-story office/retail/residential/hotel tower in Tokyo, is one of the very few places in Japan to see contemporary art.  It has been open only since 2003 and does not have a permanent collection, but functions as a Kunsthalle to present revolving exhibits.  The show I saw last month was super!

Yoshioka Tokujin, according to the artist statement, likes “recreating indeterminate phenomena, such as light, snow, storms and wind, which do not have a distinct shape or color.”  To recreate snow, for instance, he built a room out of clear plastic and filled it halfway with feathers, then uses two electric fans to blow them about.  The fan comes on for 35 seconds, then goes off for a couple of minutes while the feathers gently settle into drifts.

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