Visual Art

BAM Biennial 2014 Celebrates the Art of Wood

Bellevue Arts Museum's regional artistic showcase features furniture, sculpture, and one giant carved wooden mask.

11/24/2014 By Jeremy Buben

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Tacoma Art Museum's Laura Fry

The Curator of Western American Art discusses the impact of TAM's new Haub Family Galleries expansion.

11/11/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

The Frye's Pan Gongkai Exhibit Serves As a Master Class in Chinese Brush Painting

Withered Lotus Cast in Iron showcases the ancient medium's beautiful refined simplicity.

10/15/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

On the River, Down the Road Clashes Nature and Capitalism

Jason Walker sculpts a stern warning about man’s impact on nature at the Bellevue Arts Museum.

10/15/2014 By Jeremy Buben

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.

10/09/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Museums

Wing Luke's Bruce Lee Exhibit Offers Style Over Depth

The first year of Do You Know Bruce? focuses on the legend's Seattle origins

10/08/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

Mad Campus Brings Large-Scale Art to University of Washington’s Grounds

MadArt creates a spectacle with a dozen art installations on campus through October 25.

09/26/2014 By Jeremy Buben

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

09/11/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First... Friday: September 2014

First Thursday has been bumped back a day to avoid the Seahawks' home opener

09/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

Frye Art Museum Lets You Be the Curator with #SocialMedium

Crowd-curate the Frye's Founding Collection for the fall via Facebook, Instagram, and more social media sites

08/19/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Guide to the San Juans

Helen Loggie, the San Juans' Most Famous Artist

A house-turned museum on Orcas Island, dedicated to island art.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: July 2014

Exhibitions open and galleries stay open late. So many choices...

07/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Profile

Francine Seders, Accidental Art Dealer

Francine Seders showed some of the region’s premier artists at her Greenwood Avenue art gallery. In December 2013, after 47 years, she closed its doors, leaving an indelible mark on Northwest art history.

07/01/2014 By Sheila Farr

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.

06/26/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: June 2014

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. So many choices...

06/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

On The Town

Japan: The Deco Years

05/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: May 2014

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. So many choices...

04/30/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

On the Town

Lovely As a Tree

Shimmering Tree takes advantage of TAM’s dimensions to explore natural spatiality.

11/01/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

How the Feds Found a Prolific Peddler of Fake Chihulys

It might not have ever happened if it weren’t for the help of one of the artist’s old colleagues.

09/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Article

SAM’s Future Beauty

A contemporary Japanese fashion exhibit is bathed in Northwest light.

05/22/2013 By Laura Cassidy