John Bisbee

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Catch the summer art buzz

Some parts of Portland may get quiet in the summer, but there's plenty action in the art biz. And lots of cruise-ship visitors this year to quicken the streets a bit.
Onward and upward
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  June 08, 2012

Bisbee + Fensterstock work their black magic at Aucocisco

The similarities between Lauren Fensterstock and John Bisbee are manifold.
Darkness visible
By NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  November 18, 2011


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

Not the only ones

For the February 1 start of its fiscal year, the Portland Museum of Art laid off six people — three of them full-time staffers.
Portland Museum of Art in financial trouble
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 11, 2009

Animal collective

!nd!v!duals (a group comprised of Dom, Meers, Col!n, and Luke O) has overrun Brunswick’s Coleman Burke Gallery with an impressive display of giant beasts toting weapons.
Strength in numbers in Brunswick
By IAN PAIGE  |  August 27, 2008

The space invader

The Portland Museum of Art’s new exhibition immediately confronts you with the transformative power of John Bisbee’s sculpture.
John Bisbee's metalwork hijacks the Portland Museum of Art
By IAN PAIGE  |  January 30, 2008


The following is a transcription of the proceedings before my interview with artist John Bisbee over libations in an undisclosed location in Brunswick, Maine.
Extra words with John Bisbee
By IAN PAIGE  |  January 30, 2008