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

Article

Meet Catharina Manchanda, SAM’s Modern Art Curator

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

03/20/2013 By Sheila Farr

Article

Italian Design and Photography Take Over BAM

Studio Ballo travels to the Bellevue Arts Museum with 300 images and 70 iconic design works from the 1950s on.

02/20/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

New Work by Akio Takamori

The celebrated Seattle artist shows new figurative ceramics at James Harris Gallery.

01/23/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

Affordable Art Fair Arrives in Seattle

Fifty galleries will sell their wares at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall, with prices ranging from $100 to $10,000. Trust funds not required.

10/12/2012 By Laura Dannen

Slideshow

Slide Show: Fall Arts 2012

08/18/2012

Article

A Mask for Every Occasion

Examine eight colorful Carnival traditions from around the world at a new exhibit at the Burke Museum.

09/21/2011 By Laura Dannen

Article

Oil and Water

Local photographer Daniel Beltrá spent two months documenting the BP spill. He will be displaying his work at the Seattle Aquarium through August.

04/22/2011 By Laura Dannen

Slideshow

Slide Show: Oil and Water

Local photographer Daniel Beltrá spent two months documenting the BP spill. He will be displaying his work at the Seattle Aquarium through August.

04/22/2011

Slideshow

Slide Show: 10 Must-See Masterpieces

A guided tour of top works of art in Seattle’s permanent collections, from _The Great Wave_ at Seattle Asian Art Museum to _Abraham Lincoln_ at Henry Art Gallery to Olympic Sculpture Park's _Wake_.

03/14/2011

Feature

10 Must-See Masterpieces

A guided tour of top works of art in Seattle’s permanent collections, from The Great Wave at Seattle Asian Art Museum to Abraham Lincoln at Henry Art Gallery to Olympic Sculpture Park’s Wake.

03/14/2011 By Noah Charney

Article

Fantasy Frye-land

The latest avant-garde explosion at the Frye Art Museum is courtesy of Degenerate Art Ensemble, a Seattle-based performance art group that defies definition.

02/15/2011 By Suzanne Beal

Article

Mr. Inappropriate

Who knew? Matthew Inman, the creator of the web comic Oatmeal, doesn’t really like oatmeal.

02/14/2011 By Matthew Halverson