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One of the questions we ask ourselves most at the Portland Museum of Art is: “Why do museums matter?”
Bill Williamson – Bank of America’s market president for Maine, PMA trustee and great read the article
Moby-Dick may be required reading today, but it received little attention when Herman Melville first published it in 1851. It wasn’t until Lakeside Press posthumously republished it 50 years later read the article
A Rockwell Kent-illustrated edition of 'Moby-Dick' is at the center of a new show at the Portland Museum of Art that reveals immense inspiration for artists.
“Why have there been no great women artists?” the feminist art historian Linda Nochlin famously asked in her landmark 1971 essay. The point was of course that there had been, but centuries of read the article
By the 1930s, some of the critical acclaim that accompanied the early career of Henri Matisse waned, and the artist, who helped revolutionize art at the turn of the century, turned to a new form read the article
“Artist’s books—limited-edition publications featuring original works of art—became increasingly popular in Paris during the first decades of the 20th century, when a growing group of educated, read the article
A pioneering, Maine-bred artist is being honored with a career-spanning exhibition in his native state.
“Unbound,” which opened Sept. 16 at the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine, read the article
Artist Amy Stacey Curtis filled a glass vial with exactly 562,437 grains of sand. Curtis knew how many grains were inside the vial because, over the course of 15 months, working for up to three read the article
When Jessica May arrived at the Portland Museum of Art as a new curator in 2012, one of the first things she did was seek out the museum’s paintings by Tim Rollins and K.O.S.
She didn’t read the article