Andrew Engelson

19 Rainstorms

19 Rainstorms

If "19 Rainstorms" is a bit of virtual shamanism, well, it worked. In the midst of our bizarre winter drought, this show of watery video,… Continue reading

 

Africa in America

Africa in America

This small but varied exhibit explores issues integral to African-American art in the late 20th century: the legacy of slavery, the nature of displacement, and… Continue reading

 

Alex Schweder

Alex Schweder

Because he originally trained as an architect, it comes as no surprise that artist Alex Schweder is obsessed with parallels between the human body and… Continue reading

 

One of Blackstock's "visual lists": Our Old-Time Freight Train Equipment.

Anthropologist of the Everyday

Gregory Blackstock's visual lists catalog all the stuff under the sun.

One of Blackstock's "visual lists": Our Old-Time Freight Train Equipment.

April 13-19, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsArt Out Loud Dialogue Documentary photographer Joanne Petrina talks about work recently commissioned for the Sound… Continue reading

April 20-26, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsArtist Demonstration: Jaq Chartier The Seattle-based painter, whose abstract works involve experiments with various pigments and… Continue reading

April 27-May 3, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsArtist Lecture: Kristin Tollefson The Bainbridge Island native talks about her jewelry and sculpture work, and… Continue reading

April 6-12, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsArtist Lecture: James Luna The visual and performance artist talks about his photo triptych Half Indian/Half… Continue reading

Photographer Dirk Park contemplates the view from his rent-controlled loft in the new Tashiro/Kaplan project.

Art Squared

An influx of new galleries and cheap housing for artists promises to wake up the tired Pioneer Square scene.

Photographer Dirk Park contemplates the view from his rent-controlled loft in the new Tashiro/Kaplan project.

Aug. 10-16, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsArtist Lecture: C. James Meyer Virgina Commonwealth University professor and jewelry artist C. James Meyer talks… Continue reading

Aug. 18-24, 2004

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.comLectures and EventsArchitecture Tour: Mansions on the Hill So this is how the upper half lives. The tony,… Continue reading

Aug. 24-30, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsArchitecture Forum: Art Meets Architecture Architect Jim Olson, landscape designer Jennifer Guthrie, and artist Buster Simpson… Continue reading

Aug. 25-31, 2004

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.comLectures and EventsConspiracy Theory A politically active evening of art, music, and fashion—all to help defeat the great… Continue reading

Aug. 3-9, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsAnacortes Arts Festival An outdoor extravaganza of live music (including local jazz combo Pearl Django), a… Continue reading

Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2005

Send listings two weeks in advance to visualarts@seattleweekly.com.Lectures and EventsIn Resonance: Forum on Sound-Based Art Artforum critic Christoph Cox leads a discussion of trends in… Continue reading

Aw, Christ!

Aw, Christ!

Only a couple more weeks left to see 300 years' of Spanish painting and artifacts in SAM's "Spain in the Age of Exploration." This show… Continue reading

Aw, Christ!
Kimsooja's Laundry Woman.

Back to Basics

Examining how art works at Western Bridge and the Henry.

Kimsooja's Laundry Woman.
Remnant: a wispy artifact.

Beautifully Useless

Drew Daly's magic acts of destructive sculpture.

Remnant: a wispy artifact.
Joseph Park: paintings that go pop.

Best Painter Under 41

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Joseph Park: paintings that go pop.
SAM's downtown addition: all about space.

Boring But Smart

SAM's expansion plan lacks pizzazz, but it succeeds where it counts: tripling the museum's space for art.

SAM's downtown addition: all about space.