Visual Arts

frye art museum nicolai fechin paintings
February 13, 2013 10:45 PM
In its latest exhibit, Frye Art Museum continues a previously establish bi-focal approach, opening concurrent shows that explore classic...
thrift shop art
February 13, 2013 12:28 AM
You’ve seen them in thrift shops or at your mormor’s house: thin, oval slabs of birch painted with simple, bucolic scenes. But what are...
November 27, 2012 5:18 PM
An alien craft has landed in the serene reflecting pool at the Frye Art Museum. Resembling a miniature moon lander, the R2-D2-size sound...
November 19, 2012 6:24 PM
As part of their current exhibition Mw [Moment Magnitude], the Frye Museum Store has been re-conceptualized by photographer Charlie...
November 16, 2012 11:40 PM
Seattle native Gregory Blackstock’s drawings are irresistible for several reasons: the subject matter, both mundane yet something we never...
Stacy Rosevear on Artsyo
November 13, 2012 7:16 PM
Every house has one: the ugly, underperforming wall. You've seen it: 12x10 feet and bearing only a paltry letter-sized college diploma. Or...
Patty Grazini paper sculpture
November 13, 2012 1:08 AM
A visit to Curtis Steiner’s store can be like stepping through the wardrobe, or falling down the rabbit hole, or entering any other...
November 8, 2012 12:17 AM
Mw [Moment Magnitude], a boundary-crossing, description-eluding, interdisciplinary arts summit, of sorts, is taking over the Frye over the...
Susie McGee's art collection in her Madrona home
October 17, 2012 9:44 PM
At Susie McGee’s Madrona home, the walls are alive with piercing eyes, outstretched limbs and bodies in motion. “I like figurative work,”...
October 17, 2012 8:31 PM
If you live in the Northwest, you’ve likely seen Nikki McClure’s bold black-and-white scenes on calendars, cards and journals. Born in...
October 10, 2012 9:38 PM
This weekend brings us the 34th annual Pilchuck Auction, something of a "fashion week" for Seattle glass art collectors. In addition to...
October 3, 2012 11:07 PM
Same sex marriage is not only on the November ballot in Seattle, it's on the minds of people all over the country. As was pointed out in...
September 25, 2012 10:44 PM
Imagine you are dead. If you’re the type who thinks ahead, you’ve probably already told someone whether you’d rather be cremated or buried...
Photography by Shadi Ghadirian
September 21, 2012 8:18 PM
Many of us experienced a thrill when the first Mars photos from the Curiosity rover began rolling in last summer. Something about finally...
September 11, 2012 7:36 PM
Why, in 2012, do we need an exhibit focused solely on women artists? Try this: Make a quick tally of the names you’d expect to find on a...