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John Baldessari
John Baldessari, whose recent passing has been an emotional trauma for much of the local and international art world, is seen here as, yes, the seminal conceptualist and beloved teacher. But there was more to him that that. More...


Hillerbrand + Magsamen
Stephan Hillerbrand and Mary Magsamen work together and with their kids and dog, and it's just great, smart fun. More...


Barbara Kasten
Barbara Kasten's aims her camera lens at sculpture and architecture with props to produce carefully staged abstract images. More...


“Signs of the Times”
"Signs of the Times" reaches back over the last century through photography to posit that the same social, political, and cultural issues have remained continually relevant from the 1920’s to the present day. More...


Margot Voorhies Thompson
The gouache and watercolor paintings that comprise Margot Voorhies Thompson’s “Desert Light” take inspiration from the arid planes of south-central Oregon. More...


“Women in Neon”
“She Bends: Women in Neon” spotlights the She Bends network of female-identifying artists who work primarily with neon. More...


When Too Much is Not Enough
Sometimes exhibitions trip on their way to blockbuster status because they bulk up so much they dilute what might have been. More...


When Too Much is Not Enough
Exhibitions can trip on their way to blockbuster status; they bulk up so much they dilute what might have been. More...


Apps for Art
Augmented reality is a technological art form that recently has been gaining favor. Instead of viewing through goggles, we use an iPhone or tablet to merge real world objects with digital imaging. David S. Rubin takes a look at some of the issues this new medium raises. More...


Subhankar Banerjee
Environmental activist and photographer Subhankar Banerjee organizes different low-precipitation landscapes into a singular statement. More...


Robert Buelteman
Robert Buelteman's carefully arranged plant photographs are subjected to a panoply of techniques that produce auras and other delightful effects. More...


Hannah Epstein
Hannah Epstein wallpapers white bricks onto the wall and carpets the floor of a gallery with a fiery pattern of bubbling lava. To this ground she mounts a melange of animal and human forms to humorous and crude effect. More...


The Lavender Palette
"The Lavender Palette: Gay Culture and the Art of Washington State" addresses an overlooked chapter of art's history. More...


Graphic Subversion
Mark Steven Greenfield and Mark Dean Veca approach mark making for reinterpreting historical and media imagery. More...


Mural Madness
One of Portland's newest architectural landmarks started so promisingly, then came its mural facade. More...

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