On View

The Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair Is Back

The second annual surrogate event also heralds First Thursday Art Walk's return.

08/03/2021 By Stefan Milne

Pipelines

Pot Paraphernalia Makers Are Driving Glass Art Innovation

Turns out the Northwest is a pipemaking hub.

07/12/2021 By Stefan Milne

Through the Cooking Glass

At 50 Pilchuck Glass School Is Still Hot

The catalyst for Seattle’s luminous art form remains malleable.

06/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Jeremy Bell Talks Peep Show: A Glimpse at Soul

The exhibition runs at ArtXchange Gallery through June.

05/25/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Pioneer Square’s Martyr Sauce Has Grown into a Street Level Gallery

You can still step inside the underground art space, but now it has a candy-colored sibling: MS PAM.

05/07/2021 By Stefan Milne

For the Fungible

Kurt Cobain’s “The Last Session” Sale Signals the Stupidity of the Art NFT Market

On Monday, you can buy a digital version of film photographs. The bidding starts at $75,000.

04/30/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Daisy Patton Talks Forgetting Is So Long

The painter takes discarded family photos and "sort of shocks them back into being."

04/13/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Jacob Lawrence and Barbara Earl Thomas Witness America in their SAM Shows

Exhibitions from the two major local artists are showing right now at the museum.

03/18/2021 By Stefan Milne

At Last

Museum of Museums Is Finally Open

The First Hill art center's long-delayed debut has arrived.

03/11/2021 By Stefan Milne

Honey I Shrunk the Klimt

The Outsize Pleasures of Seattle’s Tiny Art

The city now sports a miniature art gallery and a miniature museum.

02/09/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Anastacia-Reneé’s Frye Show Is a Blistering Look at Gentrification

'(Don’t Be Absurd) Alice In Parts' opens at the museum later this month.

02/04/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Artist Roger Shimomura Talks '100 Little White Lies'

The former Seattleite is showing 100 small paintings at Greg Kucera Gallery this month.

01/04/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Seattle, Go See Some Art This November

So many new shows. Museum of Museums! National Nordic Museum! Wa Na Wari! SAM! MadArt!

10/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

outbreak outings

Visiting a Seattle Museum Feels Like the Old Normal

Walking through the newly reopened National Nordic Museum is strangely familiar.

09/08/2020 By Stefan Milne

On View

Is the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair Actually a Fair?

Not in any normal sense, but the partnering of about 40 local galleries is worth checking out.

08/13/2020 By Stefan Milne

Longing Lens

The Story Behind Steven Miller’s Brilliant Quarantine Portraits

The local photographer had to rethink his art during a pandemic—at the same time his whole life was in upheaval.

08/04/2020 By Stefan Milne

Click Paint

What Does a Very Online Art World Look Like?

With the pandemic closing galleries, museums, and art fairs, we’ve been forced to see art through a screen.

07/22/2020 By Stefan Milne

Arts Opening

Capitol Hill's New Julian Peña Gallery Is Tiny and Audacious

The arts space packs a for-profit gallery, and a nonprofit focused on underrepresented artists, into a compact footprint.

07/17/2020 By Stefan Milne

Guide to Mount St. Helens

Art St. Helens: Creations Inspired by a Volcano's Destruction

Forty years on, the eruption still fuels evocative work. Plus: What's up with ash glass?

05/06/2020 By Allison Williams

Selfie & Other

I Visited the Seattle Selfie Museum, Then an Actual Museum

On the same day, two diametrically opposed "exhibitions" opened in Seattle.

02/12/2020 By Stefan Milne