Your Steps Were Lost in the Landscape

A photojournalist makes art of death.

Visual Arts
The sun is setting through a line of trees, casting a golden glow upon a man who lies sleeping alongside a dirt road. Except he’s not sleeping—he’s dead. That chilling revelation hits yo   More
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 RICHARD SPEER

Marshmallow Fields Forever

Ernie Button’s Cerealism captures gold with Lucky Charms landscapes.


Arts & Books
For this week’s Headout, "Milkism," we had Arizona-based photographer Ernie Button make a landscape solely out of dairy products.That’s not quite as weird as it sounds.Button has some experience creating and photographing food-based sculpture, as you can see in his show Cerealism, open now through February 22 at Northwest Portland's Camerawork Gallery.  Button’s breakfast cereal ...   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 by Enid Spitz

John Faier’s Queen of Heaven

Death be a little pretty.

Visual Arts
Oh, how we love to tart up death! Out with the blood, in with the embalming fluid, pancake the face, rouge the cheeks, and suddenly Grandma looks 10 years younger than when she died! The pervers   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 RICHARD SPEER

Capturing Portland's Style

Q&A with Urban Weeds' Lisa Warninger


Arts & Books
The street is now fashion's most influential runway. Street fashion blogs are a worldwide phenomenon, with designers, photographers and journalists in every major city snapping pictures of stylish strangers on the street and posting them on the internet.--- Perhaps the most famous is New York's The Sartorialist, but here in Portland, we have Urban Weeds. Run by professional photographer Lisa Warninger, ...   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 ASHLEY COLLMAN

Oregon Wild's 2009 Photo Contest Winners, Open House Tonight

"Astoria Sea Lion" by Gary Sheldon We understand. Really, we do. Every time you go outside, the mud sucks the galoshes right off your feet and you're living inside your parka hood, so why on Earth would you consider...blech...camping? This seasonal blindness to Oregon's natural beauty means that Oregon Wild's photo contest comes at just the right time to remind you: Hey, there is a reason ...   More
Thursday, November 19, 2009 Adrienne So


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