Visual Arts

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)
The Ripple Effects of the Seattle Art Fair

The Ripple Effects of the Seattle Art Fair

The Fair may be about selling art, but the energy it sends through the local art scene is more exciting than just that.

The Ripple Effects of the Seattle Art Fair
Quota. at SOIL Gallery Challenges the White Gaze

Quota. at SOIL Gallery Challenges the White Gaze

Curators of the show use gallery admission as a lesson in privilege and race.

Quota. at SOIL Gallery Challenges the White Gaze
Poetic Meditations in an Emergency

Poetic Meditations in an Emergency

Untold Passage considers the expressive, unquantifiable aspects of immigration.

Poetic Meditations in an Emergency
Amie Siegel’s “Provenance (2013).” Courtesy of the artist and Simon Preston Gallery. Photo by Eileen Travell

A Chair, Yet So Much More

Sympathizing with inanimate objects in Amie Siegel’s Interiors.

Amie Siegel’s “Provenance (2013).” Courtesy of the artist and Simon Preston Gallery. Photo by Eileen Travell
The Art Is Full of Hot Air at BLOW UP

The Art Is Full of Hot Air at BLOW UP

The Factory’s collaboratory exhibition with Mount Analogue showcases inflatable art.

The Art Is Full of Hot Air at BLOW UP
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
An Elegant Utility’s Radical Interdependency

An Elegant Utility’s Radical Interdependency

Through the poetry of common objects, Inye Wokoma reveals the webs of reliance under redlining.

An Elegant Utility’s Radical Interdependency
An ‘Imaginary Museum’ at Henry Art Gallery Enlivens Queer and Trans History

An ‘Imaginary Museum’ at Henry Art Gallery Enlivens Queer and Trans History

A Q&A with Chris E. Vargas, organizer of ‘Trans Hirstory in 99 Objects.’

An ‘Imaginary Museum’ at Henry Art Gallery Enlivens Queer and Trans History
Strange Coupling Plays Matchmaker

Strange Coupling Plays Matchmaker

The whimsical tradition pairs artists with UW students for surprise results.

Strange Coupling Plays Matchmaker
Performance intervention by Dana Claxton during Jaleh Mansoor’s talk “Marshall Plan Modernism,” as part of Red May. Photo by Hami Bahadori

Notes on Red May

The month-long leftist festival offers interesting perspectives on art and politics–but who is showing up?

Performance intervention by Dana Claxton during Jaleh Mansoor’s talk “Marshall Plan Modernism,” as part of Red May. Photo by Hami Bahadori
Maybe She’s Born With It, Maybe It’s Unpaid Reproductive Labor

Maybe She’s Born With It, Maybe It’s Unpaid Reproductive Labor

Satpreet Kahlon’s curatorial debut inspects the devaluation of handicraft and motherhood.

Maybe She’s Born With It, Maybe It’s Unpaid Reproductive Labor
Dakota Gearhart Dips Into the Love and Fear of Aquascapes

Dakota Gearhart Dips Into the Love and Fear of Aquascapes

An exhibition about hypnotherapy and other water sports.

Dakota Gearhart Dips Into the Love and Fear of Aquascapes
Cheaper barcode stickers for the taking at Mejor Vida Corp.

Minerva Cuevas Wants to Make Your Life Easier

Mejor Vida Corp, an exhibition at Hedreen Gallery, offers products and services for free.

Cheaper barcode stickers for the taking at Mejor Vida Corp.
Caché’s Townhouse of Horror

Caché’s Townhouse of Horror

At Gallery4Culture, three artists realize Seattle’s real-estate nightmare.

Caché’s Townhouse of Horror
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
C.M. Ruiz’s Last Art Show in the Lusty Lady? An Ode to Kirby

C.M. Ruiz’s Last Art Show in the Lusty Lady? An Ode to Kirby

“C.M. Dreamland” pays homage to the surreal Nintendo character through painting and installation.

C.M. Ruiz’s Last Art Show in the Lusty Lady? An Ode to Kirby
Short Run’s Dash Grant is Now Open—Apply, and Join Their New Mini-Comics Club While You’re At It

Short Run’s Dash Grant is Now Open—Apply, and Join Their New Mini-Comics Club While You’re At It

Get $250 to develop your own comic, or pay $120 to get local comics delivered to your door.

Short Run’s Dash Grant is Now Open—Apply, and Join Their New Mini-Comics Club While You’re At It
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
J.C Moschetti’s “Tchakatou”/Courtesy Mariane Ibrahim Gallery
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