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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Second Chance at Art for the Millions

Hey, isn’t it at little late for this? The date on Ian Lynam’s excellent poster for Art for the Millions: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA is past, but you get a second chance. Last Sunday’s tour filled before Marc Moscato of the Dill Pickle Club put up a single poster for the tour. Who […]

Review: Ben Stagl’s Unfolded at Gallery HOMELAND

To dig into Ben Stagl’s tour-de-force solo show, the best place to start is at its center. Unfolded, like all exhibitions at Gallery HOMELAND, flows through an angular lobby that twists through the Ford Building (SE 11th & Division). In the heart of the building, in the main space on the north wall, is a […]

Bookish is a Compliment

Bookish is a Compliment is the current exhibition of work by Portland-based artists Anna Gray and Ryan Wilson Paulsen’s at PDX Contemporary Art Across the Hall. In this shared space, it’s interesting to note that a piece that is of scale—”Dear Author”—tilts the gravity of the space toward their work. Along the left wall, there […]

Portland Project at PWNW

Summer Show at Fourteen30

Nothing says summer like a good group show (except maybe margaritas and Dr. Scholl’s sandals). And I have to love a gallerist (Jeanine Jablonski) who quotes Camus—“In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”—while deploying Cheech and Chong in the show poster. Tonight Fourteen30 Contemporary (1430 SE […]