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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...


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...


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...


John Upton
At age 87, photographer John Upton receives his first solo exhibition. It's a condensed retrospective covering six decades in four series of images. His is a practiced eye for composition informed by a restless curiosity about the world around him. More...


“The Lavender Palette”
"The Lavender Palette: Gay Culture and the Art of Washington State" takes a fascinating dive into an overlooked chapter of the region's art history. More...


Patrick Renner
Patrick Renner builds installations of found wood, has for years. All manner of objects and refuse find their way from the streets of Houston into bewildering, sprawling and miraculous works like "Scum Angel," "Green Thumb" and others. More...


Mural Madness
One of Portland's newest architectural landmarks started so promisingly, until its mural facade of psychedelic protozoa was added at the end, turning the whole thing into an eyesore. More...


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


Friedensreich Hundertwasser
Friedensreich Hundertwasser despised straight lines and took pains to avoid them. This is very much in evidence in the prints, which are a paean to nature-worship. More...


Sámi Intervention / Dáidda Gá┼żada
For an exhibition that covers so much ground, “Sámi Intervention / Dáidda Gá┼żada” is deceptively and wonderfully modest. The video and installation address the meaning of home and interrogates place, identity and the imposition of colonialization. More...


Gregg Laananen
Gregg Laananen’s latest shimmering, pointillistic landscapes expose a possible transition between realism and formalism. More...


Net Art’s Archival Poetics
Net art relies on the computer, but evocative elements often happen through encounters between user and machine. More...


Darryl J. Curran
Darryl J. Curran has integrated and extended photography’s conceptual strategies into his work as it evolved and morphed through the art world zeitgeist for decades. This tightly organized survey rightly places Curran in the top tier of his generations photographers. More...


Naama Tsabar
In "Inversions" Naama Tsabar's geometric wall works are fashioned from thick colored felt that cascades off the wall. Completed with piano strings and floor and wall mounted speakers, these are artworks meant to be played. More...

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