Dr. Chiyo Ishikawa has curated some of Seattle Art Museum’s most ambitious projects, including monographic exhibits of works by Picasso and Gauguin, and the blockbuster Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style. This week, the
Manuel Alvarez Bravo came of age during the long and bloody Mexican Revolution. Some revolutions can easily be explained as a war between two distinct factions. Not the Mexican Revolution, which was marked by constantly
The wood sculptures and miniature paintings of Humaira Abid are uncanny, beautiful, clever. But at her first solo museum show, Searching for Home at Bellevue Arts Museum, the salient word is “defiant.” Western culture loves
The creative and philosophical mode known as Utsushi is not easily explained in Japanese. Artist Tabaimo grew up with a master of the Utsushi tradition, her own mother, Tabata Shion. In spite of that, Tabaimo
Despite being a longstanding Seattle institution, The Frye Art Museum only began acquiring and commissioning new works in earnest during the seven-year tenure of its recently departed director, Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker. In her last show
As the only Visual Art MFA Program in the city, the University of Washington is a crucial component of Seattle’s cultural ecosystem, as it attracts emerging artists (and their unique perspectives) from around the world.
We are trained to be obsessive yet superficial observers. Glancing around, it is easy to give into pettiness, and the art world is far from immune to this tendency. Young Blood: Noah Davis, Kahlil Joseph,
Don’t let the punning title of LACMA‘s new exhibition, Reigning Men, fool you. This exhibition of three centuries of menswear is no joke and helps one better understand the power of clothing throughout history to