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Victoria Mansion stages an unsettlingly brilliant show

In a prodigious steampunk exhibit, the collective works in "Victoria's Wonderama" compound the motifs and fascinations of the 19th century with a wealth of fresh and fantastic interpretations, updating the genre without limiting its scope to orthodoxies
Going back in time
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  April 06, 2012
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Review: Rose Contemporary blasts off

It's a sad thing to have an empty gallery in the center of Portland's Arts District. Whitney Art Works was a vital organ in Portland's arts community, and since it closed in January, the scene has missed it dearly.
Outer limits
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  July 08, 2011
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Review: Greta Bank’s ‘Cashmere Roadkill’ in ‘Storytellers’ at USM

"Cashmere Roadkill" stretches its flaccid bloat of a body over about 10 feet of bookshelf on the seventh-floor reading room at USM's Glickman Family Library.
Ode on Grecian carrion
By ANNIE LARMON  |  February 18, 2011
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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

We heart even more people!

We were right. We told you two weeks ago that any list of Portland's Most Influential people was inherently incomplete — and so it was.
Encores
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 26, 2010
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Reboot

Portland artist Randy Regier's work is just beginning to be known, but he may be one of the best sculptors in the country.
The new DeCordova 'Annual,' plus the BCA's studio artists
By GREG COOK  |  January 29, 2010


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Photos: Amalgam and Different Kind of Monster at the BCA

Images of the art exhibit Amalgam and Different Kind of Monster at the BCA as well as the 2010 DeCordova Biennial.
Plus images from the 2010 DeCordova Biennial
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 29, 2010
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Everybody poops

Recently selected as one of 17 regional artists to exhibit at the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park's Biennial in January 2010 (alongside fellow Mainer Randy Regier), and awarded a grant from the Maine Arts Commission in support of her interactive sc
Greta Bank talks priorities and realities
By ANNIE LARMON  |  July 31, 2009
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The jury's out

Juried shows are a terrible idea.
Finding some distinct voices at the CMCA
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  September 03, 2008
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Artistic anatomy

"There are three mahogany chairs chainlinked together. They have anus seats with hemorrhoids all over them."
Molding discomfort in plastic
By IAN PAIGE  |  May 14, 2008
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Balancing act

The spotty collection of work at the Front Room Gallery in South Portland is easily forgiven due to the nature of a holiday sale.
Juggling the contents of the imagination at the Front Room Gallery
By IAN PAIGE  |  January 16, 2008


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...And the living is easy

Fellow Portlanders, we have about three months until we return to our caves for hibernation.
Get it while the getting is good this summer
By IAN PAIGE  |  June 13, 2007
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Give it some gas

Their current group show is an aesthetically pleasing collection intended to raise questions concerning global politics and personal accountability.
Zero Station + political action
By IAN PAIGE  |  May 31, 2006