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First Thursday: May Picks

Portraits of noble chickens, family monsters, rural fundamentalists, and ceramic clowns draw you out for a gloriously sunny First Thursday.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/02/2013
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Review: Chris Fraser's "In Passing" at Disjecta

Fraser's light installation is a interactive playground of color and shadow that's sheer joy for all ages. See it before it closes Sunday.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2013
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Spring Arts Guide 2013 and Ticket Giveaway

The season’s top 25 arts events and a chance to win tickets to MarchFourth, Portland Center Stage, Oregon Ballet, Portland Opera, and the Portland Art Museum.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/25/2013
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Slide Show: Lead Pencil Studio

Designers Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo are responsible for the sculpture at the east end of the Hawthorne bridge—and much more!

  • Published 02/15/2013
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Public Art & Debate

A look at Portland's newest public art project, Lead Pencil Studio's Inversion: Plus Minus, now rising in the Central Eastside.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 02/15/2013
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Spring Arts Guide 2013

A fun-filled guide to the season's 25 most exciting shows with hosts MarchFourth Marching Band.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/15/2013
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Gallery Review: Lumber Room

Collector Sarah Miller Meigs combines guts and good eyes in her exhibition Terrain Shift.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 12/17/2012
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2013 Contemporary Northwest Art Awards Announced

Today, the Portland Art Museum announced the six artists selected for the Contemporary Northwest Art Awards exhibition to open in September 2013.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/13/2012
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Visual Arts

Review: Lumber Room's Terrain Shift

Collector Sarah Meigs curates her first exhibition—photography spanning the globe—with a freedom and reach unmatched elsewhere in town. Thru Feb. 2

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 11/12/2012
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November Gallery Grazing

Where to Go this First Thursday

Historical self-portraits in drag, crystalline celestial explosions, and 200 pounds of hair all invite you to get out for the monthly gallery hop. Plus, Game of Thrones!

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/01/2012
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Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

Local artist Shawn Demarest paints fleeting, sleeting Portland streetscapes in search of a sense of place. An exhibition of her work opens tomorrow.

  • By Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 10/31/2012
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Slide Show and Q&A: Shawn Demarest's "You Are Here"

In the transient urban landscapes she paints, Portland artist Shawn Demarest seeks to capture those evanescent moments when we stop, if only briefly, to recognize that where we are is beautiful—even in gray, rain, or sleet.

  • Published 10/31/2012
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Artist Talk: Kara Walker

The controversial art star talks at Reed College on October 2 about her work exploring racism, sexuality, and violence. Her solo exhibit runs through November 18.

  • By Aaron Scott and Randy Gragg
  • Published 09/27/2012
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A Tour of PAM's Ellsworth Kelly/Prints Exhibit with Kelly's Partner

Photographer Jack Shear, Kelly's partner since 1970, gives us a tour of the famed abstract artist's print exhibition at the Portland Art Museum—and shares a few stories along the way.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 09/04/2012
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First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/02/2012
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Dance Discussion: In Site Part I

Jeans, waves, wind…and a bright red stumbling-block. A viewer’s impressions, and the artist’s response.

  • By Anne Adams
  • Published 07/24/2012
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The Arlene Effect

Arlene Schnitzer first took an art class because it fit her schedule. What she learned would shape Portland’s visual arts scene for decades.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 04/27/2012
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Interview: Portland2012 Biennial Curator Prudence Roberts

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2012
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gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/01/2012
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Style Spotlight

Fashionable Paintings

Local artist Sam Roloff uses fashion to inspire his canvas.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/28/2012
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