Displaying articles 61 - 80 of 173 in total

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

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 08/02/2012

dance

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

Desirables

Dear Ida, Will You Paint My House?

Honor your humble home with its own custom-drawn portrait.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/04/2012

Schnitz Blitz

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

Gift Giving

Prints of the City

Indulge in affordable art as graduation and wedding gifts this spring.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 04/22/2012

Desirables

Hot Wheels Come in a Boxx

For early adopters, a new design object to covet – and to zip around town on.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 03/25/2012

Article

Interview: Portland2012 Biennial Curator Prudence Roberts

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/06/2012

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/01/2012

Style Spotlight

Fashionable Paintings

Local artist Sam Roloff uses fashion to inspire his canvas.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 02/28/2012

green zone

Peter Halley’s Neon Installation Will Tickle Your Brain

At Disjecta through Feb. 25

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/08/2012

gallery grazing

First Thursday Sampler

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 02/02/2012

Out and About

Eames: the Architect and the Painter

Charles and Ray Eames – and their innovative designs – star in this vivid new documentary.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 12/03/2011

Desirables

Temporary Beauty

Portland Art Museum lets you bring home fine art without making a long-term commitment.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/27/2011

Desirables

Seasonal Countdowns

Exquisitely rendered illustrations of winter’s bounty offer solace ‘til Solstice. They’re also great gift-giving ideas.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 11/20/2011

Desirables

Getting Carded

Personalize your holiday hellos with Dear Ida’s colorful customized drawings.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 10/19/2011

press desk

Helping Oregon’s Cash-Poor Stay Culture-Rich

A recent announcement from Portland’s arts & culture director Cary Clarke.

  • By The Culturegang
  • Published 10/15/2011
Displaying articles 61 - 80 of 173 in total