A detail from Steven Millers photograph of the Implied Violence performance The Dorothy K, a new offshoot of which will be performed at the Frye in an endurance show Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.
  • A detail from Steven Miller's photograph of the Implied Violence performance The Dorothy K, a new offshoot of which will be performed at the Frye in an endurance show Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.
This summer, the Frye presented exhibitions about Alaskzzzzzzzz...

Phew! The Frye of awesomeness is back!

On Saturday, two shows open there: Seance: Albert von Keller and the Occult, about a late 19th-century painter and his interest in altered states, and Implied Violence: Yes and More and Yes and Yes and Why, an exploration of the performance-art collective's past works and a new work that premieres in the museum's outdoor reflecting pools all day Saturday.

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Why, is that a medium behind you? A detail from a painting by Albert von Keller.
  • Why, is that a medium behind you? A detail from a painting by Albert von Keller.
This means there is catalepsy, ethering, a jar of live leeches, ectoplasmic/orgasmic ladies, torture machines, giant claws, ghosts, velvet ropes, Chantilly lace dresses, and people dunked in honey. If you're going to go up against Picasso, this is the way to do it.

Donotmiss. At the Frye. Starting Saturday at 11 am. The performers were already out there rehearsing in the pools today, freezing and shaking and holding golden radios to the brewing sky.

Implied Violence rehearsing in the Frye reflecting pools Thursday. Its freaking cold out there.
  • Implied Violence rehearsing in the Frye reflecting pools Thursday. It's freaking cold out there.

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