Reiterations and Rifts

Pretty but deadly.

Visual Arts
Toxins and microbes and spores traveling through the air, wreaking havoc: It’s a phenomenon as ancient as the great historic plagues and as current as ricin-laced letters. But put any of these   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 RICHARD SPEER


Showcase pushes photos forward.

Visual Arts
Of the many galleries participating in Photolucida, Portland’s monthlong photography showcase, PDX Contemporary Art’s three-person show is the most effective. Elegantly and understatedly, it   More
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 RICHARD SPEER

Mariana Tres, Celestial Clockwork

Who cares what makes it tick?

Visual Arts
On the face of it, Mariana Tres’ Celestial Clockwork isn’t much to look at. Upon further investigation, it also isn’t much to think about, despite a tedious trail of conceptual breadcrumbs t   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 RICHARD SPEER


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