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Minor White Captures The Ornate Beauty Of Portland's Past

Images captured by photographer Minor White in the late 1930s are the only remaining connection to the ornately decorated cast-iron buildings that once lined the streets of Portland.

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Painter Robert Schlegel

Robert Schlegel's eye for architectural forms leads to sketches, prints, and large, luminous canvases.

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Artist Karen Wippich

Karen Wippich worked as a graphic designer for 39 years and has recently started to paint.

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James Allen, Book Arts

James Allen creates unique book excavations that transform books into sculptures.

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