In addition to weekly inches for the Oregonian, art writer D K Row types doubletime, feeding the ever expanding maw of the blogosphere. Today Row republished a good article on Portland painter Isaka Shamsud-Din from 2002 on his blog, Visual Arts.

Read more @ A righteous man, a righteous artist

Articles from the Oregonian back to 1988 are available for the perusing via the Multnomah County library web site. You’ll need a local library card to gain access. Without comics or Meier & Frank undie ads, it’s dry stuff.