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VISUAL ART

A New Kind of Paris-Meets-Portland Cultural Exchange is Coming

What happens when a Portland art gallery connects with a Parisian art gallery, and comes up with a novel idea? A cultural collaboration of swapped spaces, trans-Atlantic travel, and Oreo-eating Frenchmen.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 07/29/2015
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VISUAL ART

New Show Weighs In On The Definition of Art—Through Art!

How do we define art? Seven artists take on the slippery subject in a new show opening at Upfor Gallery.

  • By Megan Haverman
  • Published 07/22/2015
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Rick Bartow's Art

Over 100 works spanning forty years are on display in a major retrospective of the work of Oregon artist Rick Barton at the University of Oregon's Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene.

  • Published 04/15/2015
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VISUAL ART

Inexplicable Art: A Rick Bartow Retrospective

A major retrospective from one of the most important Native American artists in the country opens in Eugene this week, promising to engage and provoke with over 100 works.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/15/2015
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CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—TEDx, Poetry, and Pigs

Plus a new home for NW Dance project and a training program for wannabe theater folk

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/02/2015
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PORTLAND MONTHLY PROFILE

Local Artist Wendy Red Star Totally Conquers the Wild Frontier

Exploring the native America of a Portland artist on the rise

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 04/02/2015
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VISUAL ARTS

Offbeat Art: Three Shows that Break from the First Thursday Crawl

Not your first First Thursday? Try a new route around the arts world with these three art shows in alternative spaces.

  • By Larisa Owechko
  • Published 04/01/2015
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VISUAL ART

Five Portland Colleges Come Together for PNCA Show

PNCA’s new building is to show a juried undergraduate exhibition from five different colleges and universities.

  • By Cervante Pope
  • Published 03/31/2015
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VISUAL ART

Upfor Gallery Celebrates Its First Year with Art Superstar Ryan Trecartin

The nascent digital art gallery presents one of the most consequential artists working today. Thru Sept 27

  • By Sarah Ostaszewski
  • Published 09/18/2014
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VISUAL ARTS

A Summer-Camp Craft Becomes High Art

Portland artist Jo Hamilton crochets larger-than-life portraits and wall-sized cityscapes—you'll never look at a ball of yarn the same way.

  • By Angela Sanders
  • Published 07/01/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Apr 10-13

TEDx Portland, Cthulhu, unicorns, boxing dancers, tough guys reading poetry, and the Breast Variety Show Ever. Stay weird, Portland. (Also, Justin Timberlake tickets!)

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Danielle Klenak
  • Published 04/10/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Mar 13–16

Zombies in love, XRAY.fm launch party, steamy tango, ticket alerts, and Live Wire turns 10 with Fred Armisen, Sherman Alexie, and Sallie Ford and her new band.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 03/13/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Jan 30–Feb 2

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis release Wildwood's finale, Dweezil Zappa plays dad's old songs, and Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre takes on an even older Norse legend.

  • By Nathan Tucker
  • Published 01/30/2014
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WEEKEND PICKS

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Dec 5-8

Holiday shows continue to launch, First Thursday ignores the chill, and three veteran bands show rock isn't just for the kids.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff and Nathan Tucker
  • Published 12/05/2013
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ARTS NEWS

Breaking: New Gallery to Open in Pearl

Theo Downes–Le Guin (the son of Ursula K. Le Guin) will open Upfor in September, focusing on digital and new media.

  • By Aaron Scott and Jonathan Frochtzwajg
  • Published 07/25/2013
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