Ben Sanders at Carl & Sloan Contemporary

Artist: Ben Sanders Exhibition title: Foreign & Domestic Venue: Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, US Date: August 14 – September 6, 2015 Photography: images copyright and courtesy of the artist and Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland Carl & Sloan Contemporary is pleased to present ​Foreign&Domestic​, a solo exhibition by Los Angeles artist Ben Sanders. The aesthetics of mass-produced consumables … Read more

Derek Franklin at Carl & Sloan Contemporary

Artist: Derek Franklin Exhibition title: Gray Minstrel Venue: Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, US Date:  June 18 – August 2, 2015 Photography: images courtesy of the artist and Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland Carl & Sloan Contemporary is pleased to present ​Gray Minstrel​, New York  artist Derek Franklin’s first solo exhibition in Portland, Oregon in eight years. ​Gray Minstrel​  includes new paintings and sculptures and opens Thursday, June 18, 2015, 6–10pm and will run until August 2. Let us be intimate with our ancestral ghosts Sing the songs that old women used to sing And blow a communal wind that unites a germ traveling to communion There was a partition where our dominance pulled the gems From your  ground imbued with witness This partition, identical to the screen created by water Between the crayfish and me, exists all of my love for you Joined only by the yarn, cast to procure desire Like the soft violence of the piper The odd stillness of the bodies wrenched out Excite in ways that feel anointed Like the cinematic I eat from the feed Our arms were given to us to carry the impressions Which swing to imitations For current MINSTRELS That Turkey Trot Abhorrence into our lives without a trace Gumbo … Read more

Tiffany Calvert at Carl & Sloan Contemporary

Artist: Tiffany Calvert Venue:  Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, US Date:  May 8 – 31, 2015 Photography: images courtesy of the artist and  Carl & Sloan Contemporary Carl & Sloan Contemporary is pleased to announce Tiffany Calvert’s first solo exhibition in Portland, Oregon. As our knowledge of history and culture expands, time is being further and further … Read more