Visual Art

Documentary, Abstractions, and Weird High School Rituals at the Frye

A trio of new exhibitions arrive this weekend at the Frye Art Museum, featuring photo and video work that reacts to life under communist rule, post-revolution Mexico, and high school life in America.

09/20/2017 By Isabel Boutiette

Art Blitz

It's the Biggest Week of the Year for Art in Seattle. Don't Stay Home.

The Seattle Art Fair is the biggest ticket in town this week. But its arrival also sparks new, exciting, and vital arts events throughout the city. Here's where to start.

07/31/2017 By Darren Davis

Scene

The Seattle Art Fair Is the City’s Biggest Art Market. Too Bad Not Everyone’s Buying.

A booth at Paul Allen’s party is a big investment for some when patrons are never guaranteed.

07/17/2017 By Darren Davis

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: July 2017

Jennifer Zwick makes the surreal entirely real, artists shed personal pressures at Soil, and Treason Gallery hosts a Northwest coming-of-age story.

07/06/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: July 2017

Take scissors to art in Cut Up/Cut Out, feel lovesick over a Jane Austen musical, and dance with dragons in the International District.

06/20/2017 By Darren Davis

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: June 2017

Game on at the Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show, catch three Pacific Northwest Ballet premieres, and spend some time alone with Chastity Belt.

05/31/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: June 2017

Featuring Japanese prints, cans of dirt, and planetary bodies.

05/31/2017 By Darren Davis

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: April 2017

Check out the printmaking legacy of American immigrants, aquatic glass sculptures, and hot rod allure.

04/05/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Daniel Carrillo

The Seattle photographer captures the essence of other local artists with the daguerreotypes of 'Studio Visit.'

04/04/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: February 2017

Stay engaged with the political art of Ernesto Yerena Montejano and images from the Women's March.

02/01/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: February 2017

‘Let the Right One In’ aims for the jugular, Dude York packs a pop rock punch, and Sarah Silverman goes as blue as she wants.

01/30/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Jim Woodring

The artist and cartoonist shares of his latest collection of oversized surreal imagery at Frye Art Museum.

01/19/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: January

Start off the year on an artistic note.

01/03/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Year in Review

Met Recap: Seattle Arts and Entertainment in 2016

A look back at our favorite cultural moments of the year.

12/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: January 2017

Seattle Symphony remembers David Bowie a year after the pop icon’s death, Seattle Rep’s Woody Guthrie musical and Spectrum Dance fight the system, Jim Woodring creates surreal illustrations with gigantic implements.

12/21/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Mark Calderon

The Seattle artist creates hands of stone and fighters of felt for his new Greg Kucera Gallery exhibit, 'Show of Hands.'

11/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: November 2016

Check out this month's offering of painted birds with psyches, unsettled aluminum waters, and iPad art.

11/01/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Photo Essay

The City Is a Canvas: Seattle's New Public Art Makeover

As Seattle grows, artists and teenagers keep its colorful spirit alive, one painted mural at a time.

10/20/2016 Photography by Will Austin By Seth Sommerfeld

Visual Art

Frye Art Museum's 'To: Seattle | Subject: Personal' Is An Artistic Care Package

Director Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker's final exhibit at the Frye looks back over seven years to examine context and repetition.

10/06/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Art Walk

Where to Go This First Thursday: October 2016

See glass art the touches on mathematical boundlessness and cultural archeology during fall's first art walk.

10/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld