The print. (Oregon City, Oregon) 1977-1989, February 21, 1979, Page 5, Image 5

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    Bard’s girls
heart of talk
Film focuses on women artists
The Portland Art Museum
will show films on two impor­
tant contemporary women ar­
tists, Louise Nevelson and
Alice Neel, on March 2 at 8
p.m. Films will be shown in the
Berg-Swann Auditorium and
admission is $1.
For the first time, American
sculptor Nevelson has allowed
herself to be filmed while
creating two major new sculp­
tures. The film also shows
photographs of the young
Nevelson and of many pieces,
both early and recent, as well,
as presents
narration by Nevelson herself
which reveals the outspoken,
yet reserved artist and the
development of her work.
Nevelson says of her life: “I’d
rather work 24 hours in my
studio, and then fall down on
thebed than do anything I
know. This is living ...” And a reception at New York’s
on her work: “ . . .a feast for Graham Gallery where people
are seen next to their portraits,
and her induction into the
president of New York’s Pace
American Academy and In­
Gallery, calls Nevelson “an
stitute of Arts and Letters. But
architect of light and shadow.”
Critic Cindy Nemser says she
has “taken this chaotic world
and restructured it—given it an
Alice Neel has been called “a
painter of people.” Her por­
traits concentrate on the un­
pleasant aspects of the human
the heart of the film is Neel in
the actual process of painting a
For more information call the
Portland Art Museum at 226-
“To be or not to be . . .”
This quote was one of
Shakespeare’s greatest.
Mary Krause, from Athena
Productions, Minniapolis,
Minn, will be at the College to
talk of Shakespeare and a few
of the more illusive aspects of
his writing.
The presentation will be at
noon today in Community
Center room 117, and tonight
in the McLoughlin Theatre at 8
“Shakespeare Teachers,” at
noon, and tonight will lecture
on “Shakespeare’s Ladies.”
Shakespeare class is respon­
sible for bringing the presen­
tation to the College.
Now in
predicament— they are
revealing, disturbing, often
shocking, but not caricatural of
cruel. She has been related
stylistically to the great ex­
pressionist work of Van Gogh,
Ensor, Grosz, and Bacon.
This film presents a portrait
of the forthright artist and her
many works. Highlights include
Young concert
Singer-guitarist Jesse Colin
Young and his band return to
the Portland Paramount for a
concert on Friday at 8 p.m.
Young, who first attracted
national attention with the
Youngbloods, a group he for­
med in the mid-60’s, has long
been recognized for his sen­
sitive songwriting and superb
Young draws from a wide
range of musical forms. He has
the ability to execute a hard
locking rhythm and blues
number, a country ballad or a
sophisticated jazz arrangement
¡with equal pef ection.
i Young’s latest release,
¡‘American Dreams,” deals
Wednesday, Fpb. 21,1979
with the importance and
energy of dreaming. One side
of the album contains the 18-
minute “American Dream
Suite,” which emcopasses
elements of blues, rock and
roll, Jamican music and all the
American influences.
Other Young LP releases in­
clude “Love on the Wing,”
“Songbird,” “Song for Juli”
and “On the Road,” which was
recorded live during Northwest
Tickets for the Northwest
Releasing event are on sale at
Lipmans Ticket Place (down­
town), Rising Sun Records in
Salem, The Record Plant in
Beaverton and all other
Paramount outlets.
New easy-to-hold Keg Bottle.
New easy-to-remove Twist-off Cap.
New easy-to-carry 12 Pack.
Our three improvements make it
easier for you to eryoy the great
natural taste of Heidelberg!
Heidelberg Brewing Co., Thcoma
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