The Best Visual Art Of 2014

Visual Arts
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 re   More
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 RICHARD SPEER

Portland Fall Visual Arts Picks

Fall Arts
Christopher Russell 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   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 RICHARD SPEER

A Bevy of Biennials: Disjecta announces Portland 2010 and PICA unveils The People’s Biennial

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 ...   More
Friday, February 5, 2010 RICHARD SPEER

Mini Golf, Beer, & Industrial Art = Smash Putt

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 ...   More
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Ben Bateman


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