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Linda Hodges Gallery in Pioneer Square. Photo courtesy Linda Hodges Gallery

Despite Construction, Pioneer Square’s Art Galleries Remain Strong

Long a hub for Seattle’s visual arts scene, the neighborhood gets an new space this spring with the opening of ARTS at King Street Station.

 

<em>That Bad Feeling</em> from Isvald Klingels’s <em>Growth</em> at Ghost Gallery. Courtesy Ghost Gallery

What’s Old Is New Again for Capitol Hill Art Walk

With reopening galleries joining the old stalwarts, neighborhood’s visual art scene is entering a fresh, thriving era.

 

Trevor Paglen brings otherworldly creations like ‘Prototype for a Nonfunctional Satellite (Design 4; Build 4)’ to Seattle Art Fair. Photo courtesy Trevor Paglen/Altman Siegel

All’s Fair in Love and Art

The Seattle Art Fair stands out from its peers, but it’s still finding its footing in our tech-driven city.

 

Robert Colescott, <em>George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook</em>, 1975, acrylic on canvas, 84 x 108 in. Courtesy Seattle Art Museum, photo by Jean Paul Torno

Re-Presenting Black History in Art

Seattle museums look to foster a conversation with their spring visual art exhibits.

Robert Colescott, <em>George Washington Carver Crossing the Delaware: Page from an American History Textbook</em>, 1975, acrylic on canvas, 84 x 108 in. Courtesy Seattle Art Museum, photo by Jean Paul Torno
Reconsidering the Realism of Andrew Wyeth

Reconsidering the Realism of Andrew Wyeth

SAM’s new exhibition examines the life of a popular, panned painter who took humanity as it is.

Reconsidering the Realism of Andrew Wyeth
Photo by Trevor Dykstra

In Light of the Election, Seattle Design Fest Is Questioning the Idea of Power

The link between dominion and design may not be obvious, but the festival hopes to illuminate just that.

Photo by Trevor Dykstra
Exhibiting artist Jim Woodring’s “Vrittis” (2017)

Don’t Slight Out of Sight

The location may have changed, but this Seattle Art Fair satellite event still has its own gravitational force.

Exhibiting artist Jim Woodring’s “Vrittis” (2017)
Kusama’s “phallic accumulations” in Phalli’s Field.  Courtesy Seattle Art Museum

Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Infinity Mirrors’ Will Either Explode Your Ego or Reinforce It

Step inside and you’ll find yourself somewhere between zero and infinity.

Kusama’s “phallic accumulations” in Phalli’s Field.  Courtesy Seattle Art Museum
Yadviga Dowmont Halsey Grasps Toward the Ineffable

Yadviga Dowmont Halsey Grasps Toward the Ineffable

The biochemist-turned-painter’s work is an accessible, casual delight.

Yadviga Dowmont Halsey Grasps Toward the Ineffable
The Art of the Dull

The Art of the Dull

If artists truly hope to resist Trumpism, they must confront the ways they’re already failing.

The Art of the Dull
Cherdonna. courtesy Yellow Fish // Epic Durational Festival

It’s Time for the Only Time-Based Art Festival in the World

The Yellow Fish // Epic Durational Performance Festival is testing temporal limits once again.

Cherdonna. courtesy Yellow Fish // Epic Durational Festival
J.C Moschetti’s “Tchakatou”/Courtesy Mariane Ibrahim Gallery

Mariane Ibrahim Gallery’s ‘BACK STORIES’ Is a Welcome Reprieve From the Face

The human back is the star of this beguiling new exhibition.

J.C Moschetti’s “Tchakatou”/Courtesy Mariane Ibrahim Gallery
At the Frye’s Archipenko Exhibit, What’s Present Is as Revealing as What Isn’t

At the Frye’s Archipenko Exhibit, What’s Present Is as Revealing as What Isn’t

You’ll have to mind the gaps, both in the work and its curation, to get the full picture.

At the Frye’s Archipenko Exhibit, What’s Present Is as Revealing as What Isn’t
Lawrence’s Panel 58.

Jacob Lawrence’s ‘The Migration Series’ Tells a Tale From the 1910s, Still Familiar 100 Years Later

The legacy Seattle artist’s 60-painting series is on display in its entirety at SAM.

Lawrence’s Panel 58.
Al Farrow’s “Divine Ammunition” Turns Instruments of Death Into Houses of Worship

Al Farrow’s “Divine Ammunition” Turns Instruments of Death Into Houses of Worship

The flying buttresses of a gothic cathedral are pistols—the colorful “tiles” of a mosque—bullet casings.

Al Farrow’s “Divine Ammunition” Turns Instruments of Death Into Houses of Worship
PSKS takes a hike. Photo courtesy of PSKS

Giving Peace and Prosperity to Homeless Youth

They need our compassion now more than ever, and Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets is here to help.

PSKS takes a hike. Photo courtesy of PSKS
Jewelry From Local Makers and Shops Adds Sparkle to the Holiday

Jewelry From Local Makers and Shops Adds Sparkle to the Holiday

Bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and more.

Jewelry From Local Makers and Shops Adds Sparkle to the Holiday
‘When She Dies, You Too Will Die’ Confronts America’s Indigenous History

‘When She Dies, You Too Will Die’ Confronts America’s Indigenous History

Christine Babic’s exhibition at CoCA investigates trauma, transformation, and our shared fates.

‘When She Dies, You Too Will Die’ Confronts America’s Indigenous History
Jimmy Visaya Makes Sculptures With Sole

Jimmy Visaya Makes Sculptures With Sole

To make a personalized sculpture for his customers, the Seattle artist works a while with their shoes.

Jimmy Visaya Makes Sculptures With Sole
Works of Art Worth Giving at Ghost Gallery

Works of Art Worth Giving at Ghost Gallery

Five remarkable pieces from one of our favorite local galleries.

Works of Art Worth Giving at Ghost Gallery