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[BKARTS] Tim Ely exhibition opens Saturday, April 16



ANTARKTOS : MAGNITUDES OF BLACK : Manuscripts, Sketch Books and Edition
Books (1975-2005) by Timothy C. Ely

April 15, 2005 - May 26, 2005
 
Artist Timothy C. Ely has created books since 1957 that are visually
stimulating and mystically embellished.  His astounding works embrace
elements of astronomy and alchemy, mystery and intrigue, mathematics and
physics, cartographic imagery and invented languages, and are made by
hand using traditional and unconventional binding techniques.
Internationally recognized for his spectacular books, Timothy Ely's
works are in museum and library collections worldwide, including the
John Wilson Room, Special Collections of Multnomah County Library.
 
"Antarktos: Magnitudes of Black" is an exhibition that combines unique
manuscripts, previously unexhibited sketch books, along with edition
books made by the artist over the last 30 years.

Opening Reception 
Saturday April 16, 2005 from 2:00-3:30 PM. 

Please join us for the exhibition and refreshments, and comments by Tim
Ely and by curator Jim Carmin, John Wilson Room Librarian.
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Illustrated Lecture
Saturday May 7, 2005 2:00-3:30 PM
Also, please join author William L. Fox speaking on the artist's work
and its connection with his own writings: "Terra Antarctica" in the U.S.
Bank Room, Central Library.  Bill Fox is the author of six nonfiction
books on the cultural geography of the American Southwest, more than a
dozen books of poetry, and is currently at work on a book about
scientific and artistic images of the Antarctic.
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For more information, contact Jim Carmin at 503.988.6287 or
jimc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Collins Gallery/ 3rd floor, Central Library
801 S.W. 10th Ave. / Portland, Oregon / 97205
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Collins Gallery Hours

Mon. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. / Tue. and Wed. 10 a.m-8 p.m./Thu.-Sat.  10 a.m.-6
p.m / Sun. noon-5 p.m.




     Jim Carmin
     John Wilson Room Librarian
     Multnomah County Library
     801 SW 10th Avenue
     Portland, OR 97205
     jimc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
     phone: 503-988-6287
     fax: 503-988-5226

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