Nucleus Portland

Suggestivism

February 1 - February 27, 2019



An exhibition curated by Nathan Spoor

The concept of Suggestivism does not center around claiming a title for giving any movement a name, but for introducing a common creative thread amongst several disparate and unique voices within the modern art world.

Nathan Spoor first engaged the concept and usage of the term, "Suggestivism", during his graduate school days to conceptualize the vibrant and engaging style of work that I create. ...he made the discovery that art historian Sadakichi Hartmann has actually used the term 'suggestivism' in his critical texts to certify the modern ideal of "an art that is possibly more than it seems, or possibly an art that is not what it seems (as stated in by Jane Calhoun Weaver in the introduction to Hartmann's influential Critical Modernist: Collected Art Writings).

Artists
Allison Sommers / Amy Sol / Andy Kehoe / Anthony Hurd / Bob Schneider / Brad Gray / Caitlin Hackett / Cassidy Marietta / Chris Mars / Dean Fleming / Erica Williams / Fuco Ueda / Hannah Faith Yata / James Oberschlake / Jason Limon / Jean Pierre Arboleda / Jeremy Nichols / Jessica So / Ren Tang / Joe Vaux / Ken Garduno / Kit Mizeres / Kristin Kwan / Lauren YS / Marisa Aragón Ware / Nathan Reidt / Nathan Spoor / Nicoletta Ceccoli / Peca / Sarah Joncas / Sergio Lopez

 

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