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2021: A Year of Looking at Things

In a year of sharp contrasts, visual art in Oregon bounced between the stark and the hopeful, with plenty of surprises along the way.

The meandering adventurer

Blake Andrews interviews Shawn Records about photography, Joseph Campbell, becoming an adult, and his new book “Hero.”

Seeing Double

Double-exposure photographs by Mike Vos, Dinh Q. Lê and Gary Burnley speak to our polarized times.

Film Fables and Fairytales

Morocco’s “The Unknown Saint” and South Korea’s “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” spin beauty from fable.

Portfolio: Seven Violinists

From the symphony to baroque to jazz to Celtic to opera to a legendary luthier, an Oregon all-star team.

Updating Ansel Adams

Laurel Reed Pavic reviews “Ansel Adams in Our Time” on view at the Portland Art Museum.

Pride and Prejudice in Keizer

The Oregon city has an LGBTQIA celebration in the park – and then the religious protesters crash the party.

Classical Up Close 6: Noble sounds

The festival soars past its halfway point with a pair of shows – and violist Charles Noble’s in the middle of the mix.

Brown in Black and White

Portland photographer Richard Brown’s new memoir depicts a colorful life of art and activism.

The eggs and I: a love story

Art of the stovetop, art of the camera: a daily gift of fried eggs becomes a portfolio of variations on a theme.

Hat Dance

It’s the top of a new day for heads in hat-happy Portland. K.B. Dixon’s street portraits show off the evidence.

Women of Art ~ A Visual Life, 3

In the final of a three-part series, Pat Rose talks with photographer Susan Bein abut her influences and her iPhone art.

Photo Shoot: Six Oregon Poets

Photographer K.B. Dixon focuses on National Poetry Month with portraits of half a dozen leading Oregon voices.

An Open-Air Museum, Part 2

Museums and art galleries are just beginning to awake. Portland’s museum of street art has been thriving all along.

Remembrance of Things Past

So near, and so far: K.B. Dixon turns his lens on downtown Portland, before the pandemic and the plywood.

Visions of work

Blake Andrews on how labor plays a starring role in Dan Nelken and Edward Pabor’s photo shows in Springfield and Eugene.

Private lives of the trees

Blake Andrews goes into the forest, literally, with photographer David Paul Bayles and Forest Service Scientist Fred Swanson.

After the Fire 2: Starting Again

2020’s wildfires left the artisans of Santiam Canyon reeling. A luthier and a painter look at what comes next.

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