Visual Art

On the Town

Puppet People

An exhibit at the Frye Art Museum includes notables like Nathalie Djurberg, William Kentridge, and Dennis Oppenheim. Sculptures, videos, and photographs examine themes of manipulation and control through puppetry.

04/22/2009 By Christopher Werner


Show and Tell

Lehrman Cameron Studio mixes theater, design, and whatever works to turn exhibits into living stories.

01/15/2009 By Francesca Lyman


The 15 People to Know for Spring Arts

Let us introduce you to the artists making headlines—and entertaining audiences—in the new season.

01/07/2009 By Steve Wiecking With Michaelangelo Matos, Sarah Anderson, and Wilson Diehl


Spray It, Don’t Say It


Passing Through

Picture Perfect

Annie Leibovitz photographs well.

01/05/2009 By Steve Wiecking


Task Master

An artist turns ordinary chores into improvisational art.

12/28/2008 By Nate Lippens


Northern Exposures

A Seattle photographer turns moribund bears into high-demand stars.

12/28/2008 By Eric Scigliano


A Piece of Work

Twyla Tharp comes to PNB for a labor of love.

12/27/2008 By Steve Wiecking


Bidder Sweet

While Seattleites sat on their auction paddles, a Tacoma man took the lot.



Divided It Stands

The opening of the Northwest African American Museum last March was a long time in coming. Can it rise above the conflicts that delayed its debut for 30 years?

12/19/2008 By Juliette Guilbert

Style Counsel

From Russia with Style

A conversation with arts patrons Yelena and Igor Klimenkoff.

12/13/2008 By Laura Cassidy