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Richard Brown Lethem finds new playing fields

"One thing that's different about this show," Richard Brown Lethem tells me as we stand in the gallery where his paintings currently hang, "is that I'd never done a series before now. I've always tried to fit all the subject matter into one painting."
Content with the unknown
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  August 19, 2011

Review: A two-artist show at Aucocisco explores the human form

Like a sort of late-winter Frankenstein, Aucocisco's "Corporeal" exhibition is assembled from work both new and old from two distinct artists in their prime, each offering a grand centerpiece and detailed thematic series in a thoughtful investigation of
Work of body
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  February 25, 2011

Fall Art Preview: Rising to the challenge

Last weekend’s Block Party was a charming and invigorating celebration of Portland’s art community. The interactive evening, spearheaded by SPACE Gallery, set an ambitious standard for what’s to come on the art front rounding out this year.
Museums, galleries, and artists ready for fall shows
By ANNIE LARMON  |  September 17, 2010

Jack of all trades

Ken Greenleaf is a pretty familiar name around here. His byline has accompanied art reviews for this paper and others dating back to the late '70s. Among other things, I have heard him touted as an "authority on modernism."
Ken Greenleaf moves from the word to the walls
By ANNIE LARMON  |  December 18, 2009
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Close focus

Aucocisco has opened its new premises with a show of small paintings by Mary Hart. The new space on Exchange Street is spare and elegant, and so, in their own way, are Hart's little paintings.
Mary Hart's small paintings demand attention
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  May 15, 2009

Familiar paths

Terry Hilt's show of watercolors at Aucocisco provides an opportunity to consider the role of modernism in today's art.
Terry Hilt sheds new light on Maine's coast
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  March 18, 2009