Art In The 2022 Oregon Country Fair Veneta, Oregon
Various forms and objects of art were scattered around the Oregon Country Fair.
Dream 13 Mathscaper Fabric Next To The Pirate Ship Flamingos Flower Power Hanging Art Kaleidescope Long Tom River Art Misc. Art Singing Serpent Snail The Faster We Go The Rounder We Get
Dream 13 Mathscaper, As Art, Artist: Rob Leonard, In The 2022, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

Seattle based mathematical artists. Mind bending 🙃 fine art pieces and large-scale private and public art installations.[from instagram]

Flamingos, As Art, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

Flamingos usually stand on one leg with the other tucked beneath the body. The reason for this behavior is not fully understood. One theory is that standing on one leg allows the birds to conserve more body heat, given that they spend a significant amount of time wading in cold water.[from wikipedia]

Flower Power, As Art, In The 2022, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

Flower power was a slogan used during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a symbol of passive resistance and nonviolence. It is rooted in the opposition movement to the Vietnam War. The expression was coined by the American Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in 1965 as a means to transform war protests into peaceful affirmative spectacles.[from wikipedia]

Hanging Art, As Art, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

Motivated purposes of art refer to intentional, conscious actions on the part of the artists or creator. These may be to bring about political change, to comment on an aspect of society, to convey a specific emotion or mood, to address personal psychology, to illustrate another discipline, to (with commercial arts) sell a product, or simply as a form of communication.[from wikipedia]

Kaleidescope, As Art, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

A kaleidoscope is an optical instrument with two or more reflecting surfaces (or mirrors) tilted to each other at an angle, so that one or more (parts of) objects on one end of these mirrors are shown as a regular symmetrical pattern when viewed from the other end, due to repeated reflection.[from wikipedia]

Misc. Art, In The 2022, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

The Miscellaneous was a 1990s alternative rock band composed of members from Europe and the United States. The band was fronted by a male and a female vocalist, and produced music that is said to "transcend the boundaries" of its genre in creativity. CCM magazine likened their music to that of Sixpence None the Richer, Jars of Clay and Out of the Grey.[from wikipedia]

Fabric Next To The Pirate Ship, A Food Booth, In The 2022, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

Textile is an umbrella term that includes various fiber-based materials, including fibers, yarns, filaments, threads, different fabric types, etc.[from wikipedia]

Long Tom River Art, In The 2022, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

The Long Tom River formed the southern border of the Oregon Country Fair.As in prior years, art boats floated on that river.

Singing Serpent, Artist: Julia Andaloria, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

Hebrew for "snake", is also associated with divination, including the verb form meaning "to practice divination or fortune-telling".[from wikipedia]

Snail, As Art, In The 2022, Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

Snails have considerable human relevance, including as food items, as pests, and as vectors of disease, and their shells are used as decorative objects and are incorporated into jewelry.[from wikipedia]

The Faster We Go The Rounder We Get, Artist: Wes Shafer, Art At 2022 The Oregon Country Fair, Veneta, Oregon

One question...why is the inner sleeve so flimsy for such a special vinyl? Frustrating![from facebook]

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