The Collector’s Eye: Contemporary Art from the Leo Michelson Collection
August 2 – October 5, 2008
Leo Michelson is a Portland resident and avid collector of contemporary art. Beginning in the late 1990s, Michelson donated a large portion of his collection to the Hallie Ford Museum of Art, including works by Rick Bartow, Judy Cooke, Baba Wague Diakite, James Lavadour, D.E. May, and James Thompson, among others. The exhibition presents a range of artists and themes found in the Michelson collection.