A photographic portrait of a textile sculpture of a woman, seen from the waist up. Her face is made from two collaged panels of fabric, and she is wearing a yellow shirt with a large collar. She is lit dramatically by gray-pink light and casts a cartoonish shadow behind her.

Bean Gilsdorf: Some Women

“Some Women” is solo show of new photographs by artist Bean Gilsdorf at Nine Gallery in Portland, Oregon. The exhibition opens on Friday, July 8, 2022 and closes on July 30, 2022. Nine Gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday, 12–5 PM, and located inside Blue Sky Gallery/Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 122 NW 8th Avenue, Portland. Note: Blue Sky requires proof of vaccination and masks to visit the gallery.

Abstract oil painting on canvas, featuring a woman with black hair and dark, earthy skin reclined, her lips pursed, eyes closed and limbs folded over each other. A grey sky is interrupted by a wavy-lined green cloud, as well as other abstract shapes.

A Woman’s Worth

Paintings and prints from the JSMA’s permanent collection explore archetypal ideals of feminine virtues, the objectification of the female form and woman as model and muse.

An abstract figurative silkscreened work depicting eight, lilac-bodied figures. One figure floats down from the upper left corner with blue and green rays emanating from its head and hips. The figure's arms reach toward the other seven figures, and white stars cover their breasts. White streams flow toward the other seven figures, who have their arms raised toward the floating figure.

Judy Chicago: Mother Earth + Cohanim

Jessica Silverman is pleased to present two shows by Judy Chicago: “Mother Earth,” an exhibition of new and historic works expressive of the artist’s longstanding concern for the environment and climate justice; and “Cohanim,” a series of porcelain paintings, commemorating Leonard Cohen and his lyrics.