Typically we think of poetry as a collection of words—as concrete experience made abstract. But in her installation Infinity Increaser,
writer-artist Lisa Radon depicts poetry the opposite way��
A duct-tape artist with southern swagger and punk-rock style.
Mona Superhero is a case study in up-by-the-bootstraps
success. The duct-tape artist was born in Abilene, Texas, raised in
Austin and made a living as a stripper in Portland before turning to art
How would you photograph the end of the world? Christopher
Russell takes up that question in a new series of altered photographs, Dissonance, Coincidence & Errant Gradations
When Portland art stars defect to Los Angeles (Miranda
July, anyone?), it kinda smarts. Which is one reason it’s so refreshing
that brothers Jacob and Arnold Pander still call Stumptown home, ev
In centuries past, artists and jewelers were often one and
the same. The lapis-inlaid funerary mask of Tutankhamun, dazzling
adornments of Native Americans, and the masterpieces of Renaissance
You could build a new religion around Gregg Renfrow’s
artwork. His abstract compositions—polymer and pigment poured onto
cast-acrylic panels—are so luminous and elemental, they inspire a
Hannes Wingate’s The Burnside Nest, Portland’s newest public artwork, looks like a bird’s nest on steroids.
spherical sculpture is built to resemble an oversized bird’s nest. Way
In southern Herzegovina, there’s a
village called Medjugorje where religious pilgrims flock. Since 1981,
people have claimed to see the Virgin Mary there, on top of Mount
Don’t you just love it when poetic men
insist that women are stand-ins for something other than, well, women?
Shakespeare famously compared his lady love to a summer’s day, while
Place PDX Gallery gets booted from Pioneer Place Mall, thanks to "shit balloons" and suicide celebrations
Gallery-goers are hard to shock these days, but mall-goers may be a different story. As WWreported Wednesday, transgressive artwork appears to have gotten Place PDX Gallery kicked out of its space at Pioneer ...