The Allure of the Automobile

Classic cars that are, literally, works of art


Arts & Books
A fine art exhibition doesn’t often elicit reactions like, “Dude, that is badass!” Then again, most fine art exhibitions don’t get to feature pieces like Steve McQueen’s original 1957 Jaguar XK-SS Roadster. “McQueen called it the ‘Green Rat,’” guest curator Ken Gross says of the sexy specimen of automotive technology, which the actor painted British racing green. “When I was at ...   More
Monday, June 13, 2011 PENELOPE BASS

The Portland Art Musem, Tattoos and You

Got ink? The Portland Art Museum wants to see it. Beginning mid-June, Marking Portland: the Art of Tattoo will showcase your mom hearts, '90s tribal bands and tramp stamps as a way to present tattoos as a historical art form and a way to create a sense of culture and community. Museum curators ask Portlanders and people with ink from the rose city to upload shots of their ink to their flickr ...   More
Friday, May 22, 2009 Heather Morse


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