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Monthly Archives: October 2005

Street of Eames

Not ashamed to admit that it took us two beats to get the name (without the bentwood chair visual cue) of this great project scheduled for Spring 06. Caroline Fenn et al are organizing a tour of modern and contemporary homes in Portland as a benefit for the Chapman Educational Foundation of Chapman Elementary School […]

You May Find This Interesting: McG

Ryan McGinness, “Glory Hole,” 2004. It’s an interesting time to talk about where illustration and fine art meet, overlap, inform one another. A symbol recontextualizer and decorative madman, Ryan McGinness has operated in the worlds of both commercial and fine art for a number of years. Son of Pop, McGinness feeds back into the dense […]

Shiny and New

You don’t even have to leave your chair to get a preview of jewelry designer Tiffany Thomas’ new collection for Fall 05 on her recently revamped website. It’s great work with semi-precious stones, silver and gold chain in work that can at times be beautifully minimal and other times organically aggregated. To see her work […]

Get Inspired

For two more days, the riches of the Portland Art Museum are yours, mine, and ours for the price of a stroll around the block. Don’t miss your chance to see the new Jubitz Center for Modern and Contemporary Art in the renovated Mark Building. You can climb four floors from Claude Monet to Hans […]

Last Hurrah

This just in. After the November show of drawings by Nicholas Di Genova and Troy Briggs, Justin Oswald’s shuttering Gallery 500 after three good risk-taking, ambitious years. Why? We don’t know yet, but the official gallery email says, “I have a strong desire to discover alternate ways to continue re-invigorating the Portland art scene via […]