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March 19, 2013 8:31 PM
In Ameen and Deep Dhillon’s backyard, the chickens do double duty—as egg layers and as models. Ameen, an artist who teaches art classes for...
burke museum bird specimens
March 5, 2013 8:04 PM
Did you know the Burke Museum at the University of Washington is home to 15 million specimens and artifacts, including over 150,000 spiders...
Vivian Maier photographs
March 1, 2013 10:32 PM
In this age of Instagram and countless other image enhancers, spend some time celebrating the sheer power of black-and-white photography...
Karen Bit Vejle
February 17, 2013 8:00 AM
It’s rumored that Danish poet and paper-cutting artist Hans Christian Andersen always kept a small pair of scissors on his person, just in...
Mirror giant screen at Seattle art Museum
February 15, 2013 10:06 PM
You could say Seattle is heading into a season of self-reflection. Come this spring, two new gigantic outdoor video screens positioned in...
Frances McCue writer art by
February 15, 2013 6:35 PM
“I’ve never thought of myself as an art collector before,” Frances McCue says, with excitement. A poet, McCue considers herself more of the...
February 14, 2013 12:50 AM
  Exhibit runs February 14 - May 19. Times and prices vary. Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave.; 206.654.3100; seattleartmuseum.org
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...