ARTFORUM – August 8. 2015

Within its coverage of the Seattle Art Fair, Artforum favorably highlights the forthcoming Converge 45.

Left: Dealer Elizabeth Leach. Right: Gagosian’s Graham Dalik, Andrea Pemberton, Deborah McLeod, and Candy Coleman.

Left: Dealer Elizabeth Leach. Right: Gagosian’s Graham Dalik, Andrea Pemberton, Deborah McLeod, and Candy Coleman.

Ann Hamilton photos and sculpture are highlights at the booth of Portland dealer Elizabeth Leach. The affable Leach starts spreading news about a new Portland art event, Converge 45, that sounds like it’ll handily complement the city’s popular TBA festival. Launching next year, the new not-for-profit festival will also be supported by Vulcan through the fair’s organizers. Said Leach, “It’s along the lines of Prospect, or Münster, or even aspiring to be like Documenta in the sense that we’ll hire a nationally known, internationally known curator who’ll set a theme, and then there’ll be exhibitions all over the city in nonprofit spaces.”

Full article available here, on artforum.com