Saturday, November 17, 2012

Weekend Art

nail by Izzie Klingel

1-3:30pm today
Henry Art Gallery
Izzie Klingel's Psychic Nail Parlour
$5 nail

Need a new look for your hand? Get psychedelic this afternoon at Izzie Klingel's Psychic Nail Parlour, as part of the pop-up shop at The Henry.

by Ollie Glatzer  / photo by LxWxH

Tonight from 6-9pm
Vermillion
LxWxH(OS) - Open Spaces
free

Launch party for the "November issue of LxWxH (xOS) -"OpenSpaces". This issue of LxWxH is a collection of serene architecture, cantilevered landscapes, and cut-to-the-heart poetry; featuring original work by Serrah Russell, Ollie Glatzer, and hand-bound chap books by writer Alex Filson."

Mark Tobey's Eskimo Mask by Helmi Dagmar Juvonen
linocut with added color, 1954
image via Davidson Galleries

2pm Sunday
Frye Art Museum
lecture by Deputy Director Scott Lawrimore
free

Tucked away in the back corner of the Frye is a beautiful show about Northwest artist Helmi Junvonen. It (and many other things) will be discussed Sunday afternoon by Scott Lawrimore. 
Helmi Juvonen: Dispatches to You (R.S.V.P.)  is a love letter back to an exceptional artist devoted to her art and correspondence with friends and loves. It is also a response from a museum committed to finding fresh perspectives and contemporary relevance in its historical collection.

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