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Take a Walking Tour of PDX Art with Forest for the Trees 2017

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Take a Walking Tour of PDX Art with Forest for the Trees 2017
The 2017 Forest for the Trees mural project finished its fifth year of Portland beautification and fun events just over a month ago. If you haven’t checked out these amazing murals around Portland, here’s a tour.

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Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

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Tall Trees of Paris - Artist Updates and Events

  Tall Trees of Paris  features many amazing artists. We’ve compiled a list of updates, showcasing some of their recent and upcoming events! Rebecka Tollens Credit: Rebecka Tollens - Facebook   Rebecka Tollens, Marie Pierre Brunel, and Wataru Kasahara presented their exhibition Daydream Darkness Disgrace at the Galerie Arts Factory on January 30th, 2017, with a special private meet and greet on February 11th. Credit: Galerie Arts - Facebook © Vanina Esdras The exhibition not only appeals to the sight, but to the touch and hearing as well. As translated from the Galerie Arts Factory Facebook page, “Presented during the...

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For the First Time... Paris! Hellion's Third Ema Show This Year

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For the First Time... Paris! Hellion's Third Ema Show This Year

If you love Japanese culture, creative rebirth of tradition, or art in general, you’d be fascinated by Matt Wagner’s annual Ema show. The Portland-based curator of Hellion Gallery just wrapped up the third and final venue of this year’s display. But first things first: what are Ema? According to Japanese tradition, one of the first emperors would donate a black horse to a Shinto shrine to bring rain, or a white horse to end it. As time carried on, the tradition morphed into more financially manageable means, becoming what are now known as Ema. The word itself means “picture of a...

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