Desirables

Temporary Beauty

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

11/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Documentation of Home Life

Nikki McClure is a DIY maven, but her art is museum-worthy; see it at the Museum of Contemporary Craft.

10/14/2011 By Kristin Belz

Made in PDX

Free Paint from Yolo Colorhouse

Get free non-VOC paints April 19–22 in honor of Earth Day from Portland-based Yolo Colorhouse.

04/15/2011 By Amara Holstein

5 MINUTES WITH:

Arm & Arm

Storm Tharp paints portraits—after a fashion. His jarring, surreal depictions of both celebrities and average Joes serve as a window into his own state of mind rather than commentary on his subjects.
*Arm & Arm*, is showing now through Nov 29. Ge

05/19/2009 By Cameron Blair

Deck the Walls

You Need Art

That Georgia O'Keeffe poster in your foyer, the one you bought in 1989 to cheer up your college dorm room? That's so not grown-up décor.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

Article

Trial by Fire

A freak conflagration reaffirms a noted Northwest landscape artist’s ties to his home ground.

05/19/2009 By Camela Raymond

5 MINUTES WITH…

Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller is the New York-based editor of third-wave feminist magazine Bust

05/19/2009 By Anne Brice

Music

Jick Magnet

Rocker and literate lyricist Stephen Malkmus talks about yogic singing, fatherhood, and his impending death.

05/19/2009 By Bart Blasengame

Art Beat

Bye-Bye, Biennial

Portland Art Museum’s regional art showcase has a new name, a new format, and a new ambition.

05/19/2009 By Chas Bowie