Visual Art

Our visual arts coverage is made possible in part by support from The Ford Family Foundation’s Visual Arts Program.

Facing the sun (tunnels)

Lindsay Costello reviews Thunderstruck Collective’s exhibition of works made after a group pilgrimage to Nancy Holt’s “Sun Tunnels.”

Claudia Cave’s playful visions

A little bit of architecture and a little bit of Dr. Seuss mix it up in the Oregon artist’s Hallie Ford Museum show.

The meandering adventurer

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

Ceramics take on tech

NFTs are typically associated with digital content. What happens when they’re tied to physical objects? Jennifer Rabin explores “New Ownership” at Eutectic Gallery.

The allure of drawing near

Shannon M. Lieberman reviews a pair of shows at Nucleus Portland. One features intimate portraits and the other works in miniature.

Seeing Double

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

Making lives small

Sebastian Zinn reviews Storm Tharp and Grace Kook-Anderson’s exhibition of Northwest portraits from PAM’s permanent collection.

The weight of secrets

On view at the JSMA in Eugene: Belkis Ayón’s collagraphs explore the mythology of an all-male secret society that she could never join.

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