The Portland Art Museum will be hosting the Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio exhibit this summer. The exhibit is “a celebration and exploration of the inventiveness, passion and artistic cooperation that goes into making a cinematic vision come to life.” Currenly the exhibit is at MoMA in New York and will be coming to Portland this June.
The Portland animation studio, ShadowMachine, collaborated with writer-director, del Toro (“The Shape of Water”, “Pan’s Labyrinth”) on this new version of the age-old favorite fable for Netflix.
Applications opened July 7th for the NW Film Center and Portland Art Museum Artist Fund.
The Re:Imagine Artist Fund, an expanded initiative to support visual, cinema arts, and new media artists, both to provide immediate assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as to sustain their creative practices long-term. The Fund will provide emergency relief grants and longer-term sustainability grants, as well as increase programming stipends to artists from across Oregon and Clark County, Washington. At this critical moment of change, it is crucial to the health of our arts ecosystem to distribute resources, and PAM/NWFC joins the important relief efforts of area organizations indirectly supporting artists. Continue reading... “Portland Art Museum & Northwest Film Center Announced The Re:Imagine Artist Fund”
“First Cow,” shot entirely on location in Oregon last year. “A taciturn loner and skilled cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee) also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.Continue reading... “Northwest Film Center & Portland Art Museum Present “First Cow” [online]”
Presented by the Portland Art Museum FEB 18 – MAY 27, 2012
From now through May 27th, make sure to check out the imaginative art of John Frame on display at the Portland Art Museum. Art, music, poetry, and film come together in his ambitious project The Tale of the Crippled Boy. The end goal of this ongoing project is a feature-length collection of animated and live film vignettes. Three Fragments of a Lost Tale presents his work on this project during the past five years, including installations of his handmade sculptures, stage sets, still photographs, music score, and animated film vignettes. Continue reading... “John Frame: Three Fragments of a Lost Tale”