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VISUAL ARTS

First Thursday/Wednesday: July Picks

First Thursday moves to Wednesday this week (due to 4th of July) for a patriotic explosion of fine art.

  • By Claire Gordon and Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 07/02/2013

REVIEW

MOCC's Object Focus: The Bowl

The Museum of Contemporary Craft’s enjoyable exhibition focuses on the humble, everyday object.

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 07/01/2013

ART UNFETTERED

Review: ‘Cyclepedia,’ ‘Man/Woman,’ and a Thousand Naked Cyclists

In a poetic partnership, the museum welcomed the jubilantly unclothed hordes for the opening weekend of its summer exhibitions.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 06/11/2013

DELICIOUSLY INTERDISCIPLINARY

PICA Symposium: 'How Do You Mean? Culture in Translation'

The interdisciplinary weekend includes performance, dinner, and dialogue connecting the artistic process to the daily interpretation of ourselves. June 6–9

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 06/06/2013

SPECIAL EVENT

The Wild Delves into Portland Tech and Culture

The two-week fest brings together events by Portland's artists, designers, and maker-types to celebrate our city's awesomeness.

  • By Sam Coggeshall
  • Published 05/13/2013

ARTS NEWS

Disjecta Announces the Portland2014 Biennial Curator

Disjecta names its first out-of-town curator for the Portland Biennial: Amanda Hunt. Meet her and the new curator-in-residence on May 18.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 05/07/2013

VISUAL ARTS

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

VISUAL ARTS

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

TICKET GIVEAWAY

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

WEB EXCLUSIVE

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

EDITOR'S NOTE

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

FEATURE

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

VISUAL ARTS

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

VISUAL ARTS

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

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

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

painting portland in passing

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

Slideshow

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

silhouette on fire

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

art is about looking at the world differently...

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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