Why So Much Expensive Art Travels to Oregon


The New York Times drilled down over the weekend on the phenomenon of high-priced art purchases that come to Oregon for temporary exhibitions. The recent showing of painter Francis Bacon's Three Studies of Lucien Freud, which arrived in Portland shortly after Las Vegas collector Elaine Wynn allegedly paid $142.4 million for it at auction in New York is only the latest example of this puzzling practice.The ...   More
Monday, April 14, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Puttin’ on the Schnitz

Oregon’s biggest arts patron steps out with an art lover of a different sort.

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The Schnitzers are the Rockefellers of the Beaver State, long noted for their power, wealth and generous patronage of the arts. Just how much money the late Harold Schnitzer and his widow, Arlene,   More
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD


A top Lewis & Clark law student committed a sex crime involving a 13-year-old boy. Now he wants the school to take him back.

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Lewis & Clark Law School Dean Robert Klonoff is in a tough spot these days. Legal jobs are disappearing across the country, and...   More
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS


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