Cirque de Arment: Josephy’s ‘Greatest Art Show on Earth’ opens to fanfare

Display will be up throughout July.

Published on July 10, 2018 4:34PM

Artist Steve Arment circulates through the packed crowd at the July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display at the Josephy Center. Low-key Arment was astonished at the size of the crowd that came to admire his work, but greatly enjoyed being able to entertain his community.

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Artist Steve Arment circulates through the packed crowd at the July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display at the Josephy Center. Low-key Arment was astonished at the size of the crowd that came to admire his work, but greatly enjoyed being able to entertain his community.

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A large fish suspended from the “big top” of the Josephy Center at the July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display was just one of the artworks of Lostine woodcarving artist Steve Arment.

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A large fish suspended from the “big top” of the Josephy Center at the July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display was just one of the artworks of Lostine woodcarving artist Steve Arment.

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The crowd at the July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display at the Josephy Center continued to grow throughout the evening until it spilled out into the parking lot.

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The crowd at the July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display at the Josephy Center continued to grow throughout the evening until it spilled out into the parking lot.

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The July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display at the Josephy Center featured the usual whimsy of Lostine woodcarving artist Steve Arment’s art. The display will remain up through July.

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The July 6 opening of the Cirque De Arment art display at the Josephy Center featured the usual whimsy of Lostine woodcarving artist Steve Arment’s art. The display will remain up through July.

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One of the circus acts that entertained the crowd at the Cirque De Arment art opening was a fortune teller, watched over by an Arment- carved owl.

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One of the circus acts that entertained the crowd at the Cirque De Arment art opening was a fortune teller, watched over by an Arment- carved owl.

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