Street Art Mecca Taylor Electric Gets Bulldozed (VIDEO)


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The paint covered, burned out walls of the old Taylor Electric building where finally brought down May 11th, following months of close watch by street artists and Portland Street Art Alliance. The site, at Southeast 3rd Avenue and Clay Street, will soon be 240 Clay, an office building in the inner Southeast Industrial area. Taylor Electric's long-vacant concrete shell, leftover from the factory's ...   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 LUCAS CHEMOTTI

UPDATED: Feud Erupts Over Pearl District Mural Covered With Festival Banner

Artist Klutch sends response and explanation


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UPDATE April 22, 11 am:The mural artist, Klutch, has sent a response and explanation via e-mail, reproduced below in part. Klutch thanks Hoyt Properties for use of the space, and in part cites his own mental health issues for his reaction to the WhiskeyfestNW ad. "Like us all," he writes, "I'm a flawed human being and often times when trying to do something good I mess it all up and upset people ...   More
Monday, April 21, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Portland Muralists Want to Paint Without Permits


Many of the artists involved in Forest for the Trees—a week-long public mural project that just wrapped up in Portland—got their start in dark alleyways and on rickety ladders with small stencils, spray cans and stickers.Over the last week 15 muralists from around the world converged on Portland to create 10 original pieces of art. And while they painted, mural activists also shared a bigger point: ...   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by Sara Sneath


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