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Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Art Museum's Barbara Brotherton

The native art curator discusses the musuem's new exhibit Indigenous Beauty.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/12/2015
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The Weekend Starts... Now

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: January 8–11

Head to the mountains for Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival or stick around and catch the final days of Pop Departures at SAM.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 01/08/2015
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Visual Art

The Power of Pop Art at Seattle Art Museum's Pop Departures

From Warhol to the modern masters of the medium, the new exhibit looks at pop art's timeline and the consumerism that's at its core.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/09/2014
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Visual Art

SAM's City Dwellers Explores the Cultural Pressures of Modern India

A collection of Indian artists confronts the conflicts brought on by societal modernization and years of colonialism

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 09/11/2014
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Visual Art

Japanese Art Deco Takes Over the Asian Art Museum

Deco Japan offers a fascinatingly detailed look at the country's Western-influenced art boom in the early 20th century.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/26/2014
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The Weekend Starts... Now.

The Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 19–22

Revel in the community oddity of Fremont Fair, explore NW modernism at SAM, and experience new records by My Goodness and Say Hi live.

  • By Seattle Met Staff
  • Published 06/19/2014
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Visual Art

The Playful Diversity of Miró at SAM

Seattle Art Museum's Miró: The Experience of Seeing showcases the vibrancy and variety of the Spanish artist's late works.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 02/13/2014
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Sports Meets Fine Art

Seattle and Denver Art Museums Make a Super Bowl Wager

SAM and DAM bet loans of symbolic art pieces representing the Seahawks and Broncos.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 01/27/2014
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Visual Art

Three Millennia of Peruvian Art Comes to SAM

Peru: Kingdoms of the Sun and the Moon lays out a detailed timeline of the country's artistic history.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 10/16/2013
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Art Review

'Japanese Fashion Has Always Been Far Out'

Seattle Asian Art Museum's show of early Japanese art gives context to the couture of SAM’s Future Beauty exhibit.

  • By Sheila Farr
  • Published 06/25/2013
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Art for All

Video: Seattle Art Museum Unveils 'Mirror'

The new video installation on SAM's facade lights up First and Union.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 03/25/2013
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Meet Catharina Manchanda, SAM’s Modern Art Curator

The native German brings a good eye and smart ideas to the city’s biggest museum.

  • By Sheila Farr
  • Published 03/20/2013
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Art Review

The Vogel Collection at Seattle Art Museum: “We Were Obsessed”

A New York postal worker and a librarian spent much of their income on the 20th-century’s most challenging art—50 works now belong to SAM.

  • By Sheila Farr
  • Published 03/19/2013
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The Rites of Spring: Spring Arts Preview 2013

We celebrate all that’s classical and avant-garde, traditional and trendsetting in Seattle’s spring arts season.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld and Laura Dannen
  • Published 02/20/2013
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Art Review

Inside SAM's New Rembrandt, Van Dyck, and Gainsborough Exhibit

Wealth, power, and prestige are behind much of the art we see in a two-part European Masters exhibition.

  • By Sheila Farr
  • Published 02/14/2013
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