Critic's Notebook

What Really Happens When 'Women Take Over'

There's a bit of "Genital Panic" in the all-female art exhibit Elles at Seattle Art Museum.

10/16/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

SAM's New Contemporary Art Curator Is Doing Some Impressive Work

Catharina Manchanda shows wit and a fine-tuned aesthetic in her first exhibits at the Seattle Art Museum.

10/10/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday

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

10/02/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Tiny Works of Art: Miniature Kites at Paper Hammer

They're handpainted and not much bigger than a silver dollar. Better yet? They actually fly.

09/25/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art Memorial

Closing Time for Western Bridge

The SoDo warehouse turned art space will turn off the lights on October 20.

09/19/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Epic Indian Art: Paintings of the Ramayana at Seattle Asian Art Museum

SAAM's latest exhibits deliver something old (illustrations of the 2,000-year-old epic Ramayana) and something new (modern art by the women of Sita).

09/12/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

Art After-Hours: Where to Go This First Thursday

Museums are free, galleries stay open late. Check out these three exhibits on your art walk.

09/06/2012 By Sheila Farr

Exhibit

See Asian American Masters of Fashion and Furniture at Wing Luke

Inside the museum's two new exhibits: "Workroom to Runway" and "George Nakashima: A Master's Furniture and Philosophy."

08/15/2012 By Sheila Farr

Visual Art

When Artists Curate an Exhibition, Should They Include Their Own Work?

Prographica show Commentaries: Artists Respond to the Land raises the question.

08/10/2012 By Sheila Farr

Art Review

Alan Lau Retrospective: Dances With Brushes

Painter and poet Alan Lau's style is rooted in the Chinese literati tradition and Northwest modernism.

08/02/2012 By Sheila Farr