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A Rackstraw Downes retrospective at the PMA

The first thing you notice about the Rackstraw Downes exhibit at the Portland Museum of Art is how abstract these paintings are.
Conceptual reality
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  January 21, 2011

Real talk

"If you're not writing about yourself, you can say anything you want, and it will probably be more revealing of your personality than if you're writing openly about your own life."
Stephin Merritt and Magnetic Fields consider Realism
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  February 05, 2010

The Magnetic Fields | Realism

This will be labeled as the Magnetic Fields' folk album, and fairly so.
Nonesuch (2010)
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  January 29, 2010