Adriane Herman

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Are you a voyeur? This show’s for you

For many years, the art of Adriane Herman has dealt with the mundane tasks of daily life, specifically handwritten notes and to-do lists of the quotidian events of others.
Check yourself
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  June 22, 2013

A peek at Portland art shows in 2012

Degas and the PORTLAND MUSEUM OF ART headline the news for early next year. We're so used to Degas and his point of view it's easy to overlook what a difficult and radical artist he really was.
Radicals and friends
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  December 30, 2011

Looking deeply into the everyday with aa//ee's Broadsheet

The Dixie cup is the first object investigated in aa//ee's inaugural issue of Broadsheet , a quarterly newsletter exploring the historical narratives behind mundane objects of industrial design.
Targeting ‘To Go’
By ANNIE LARMON  |  January 21, 2011

Art review: Four word-based artists at Whitney Art Works

Adriane Herman recategorizes our most ephemeral and disposable documents as relevant cultural artifacts.
Text messaging
By ANNIE LARMON  |  October 22, 2010

Story telling

The three artists whose work is currently on view at Whitney Art Works in Portland have a taste for narratives, real or invented.
Whitney's latest show has quiet power
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  April 17, 2009

Contemplating relationships

A decidedly Yankee sincerity surfaces in the absence of any flippant, art-world insider plays on culture.
The Portland Museum of Art's 2007 Biennial juxtaposes mediums, perspectives, and artful themes
By IAN PAIGE  |  April 11, 2007