...In architect Michael Graves' seminal (but ergonomically challenged) Portland building, installation artist Bruce Conkle presents Sasquatch Feng Shui in an attempt to fix the building's chi-sucking postmodern bathroom interior and remove the curse Philip Johnson bestowed on the city employees. Imagine Saquatch's interior design signature as that of a rustic Hugh Hefner aesthete where urban myths meet rustic legends. If you like very hairy men, this is the premier bachelor pad to visit. New Yorkers familiar with Conkle know he cut his teeth years ago installing for Leo Castelli...

by Jeff Jahn NY Arts Magazine
Core Sample: Portland, Oregon as a Rebel Base


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