As winemakers say about extraordinary vintages, “It was a
very good year.” 2014 gave us a mother lode of materially and
thematically engaging visual-arts shows. Month to month, the most
How would you photograph the end of the world? Christopher
Russell takes up that question in a new series of altered photographs, Dissonance, Coincidence & Errant Gradations
The season is so close you can smell it—no, not spring, but Biennial season. A duo of new biennial art exhibitions has been announced in the absence of a proper biennial such as the Portland Art Museum used to mount. Arts nonprofit Disjecta has unveiled Portland 2010, curated by Linfield College gallery director Chris Moss. From March 13-May 30, eighteen artists will display old and new work ...
Crash landing in Portland after its initial stint in Seattle, art exhibit/apocalyptic mini golf course Smash Putt opens this weekend. In place of the usual mini golf windmill and pirate ship obstacles, Smash Putt's course in Seattle included a ball cannon, saw blades, a Ferris wheel, a Foosball putting green, and finally, a drill to core your ball. While Smash Putt promises a brand new course ...