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American Royalty: It's Not What You Think

Harriet Heydemann | Posted 03.12.2017 | Arts
Harriet Heydemann

For a moment in time, he takes his subjects out of the reality of their lives and elevates them from the ordinary to the majestic, from people with no power to people of nobility, from anonymous to celebrated.

Global African Artists Explore The Meaning Of Disguise In The 21st Century

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts

Europa, 2008, Nandipha Mntambo, Swazi, born 1982. Exhibition print 311/2 ×311/2 in. (80 ×80 cm). Photographic composite by Tony Meintjes. Loan from ...

NO SECURITY: Action/ Time/ Vision

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 08.10.2014 | Home
Michael Nirenberg

Artists are using code to consider the nature of reality, which of course has been a philosophical quest since the beginning of time. Coding not only influences content, but also form.

Robert Davidson: Abstract Impulse at the Seattle Art Museum

John Seed | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
John Seed

When artist Robert Davidson -- a Canadian artist of Haida heritage -- talks about his reverence for the Old Masters he isn't referring to Rembrandt or Titian: he is referring to Haida masters and to the carvings and ceremonial images they made prior to any contact with European culture.

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion, a comprehensive survey of avant-garde Japanese fashion features more than 100 costumes by original design...

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall...

Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts

At the end of the month the grunge capital of the United States will get a whole lot vainer when the Seattle Art Museum unveils its new mirrored facad...

Female Artists Take Over An Entire Museum

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.27.2012 | Arts

A new exhibition titled, "Elles: SAM - Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists," at the Seattle Art Museum has replaced all work by male artists with ...

Looking for a Place to Show Your Work? Try a Museum Sales and Rental Gallery

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.09.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Artists generally try to put their work where art collectors go, which is why getting into a commercial gallery tends to be so important to many of th...

A Day of Art at the Seattle Art Museum

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.07.2012 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

It was a full and comfortable day at the Seattle Art Museum. I left with the pleasurable sensation of a visit to a world-class museum both in collections and environment.

Amazon Billionaire Gives $10 Million Seattle Museum

Local News | Amy Martinez | Posted 10.18.2011 | Arts

Jeff Bezos, the self-made billionaire who started Amazon.com out of a Bellevue garage and built it into the world's dominant online retailer over the ...

The Forgotten Garden: Wang Huaiqing's Chinese Art In Seattle

Robert Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Robert Ayers

The majority of Chinese artists who are squabbled over by blue chip dealers have one thing in common: The history between Mao's cultural revolution and present-day China's as a touchstone in their art's imagery.

INSIDE ART: Picasso's Laboratory Comes to the Seattle Art Museum

Darby Roach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Darby Roach

Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris October 8, 2010 - January 17, 2011 at the Seattle Art Museum. I thought I knew Picasso ...

Seattle Art Museum Exhibit Focuses on Kurt Cobain

Chris Gray Faust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Chris Gray Faust

Maybe there's something useful in revisiting the icons of your past, if only to see how much your tastes have evolved.