Visual Arts

May 10, 2013 11:23 PM
fantasy emp pop culture exhibit lead pencil
April 19, 2013 5:36 PM
How do you convey the wide-open, magical world of fantasy stories such as The Lord of the Rings, The Princess Bride and Harry Potter in an...
mary iverson painting Cornish arts shows seattle arts
April 15, 2013 9:08 PM
Living in a port city means getting so used to seeing stacks of shipping containers that we hardly see them at all. But that’s not the case...
April 10, 2013 7:52 PM
Creatively focused, eco-obsessed, possessing an urban sensibility and locavore leanings, beautiful without being braggy—the new Bainbridge...
bellevue art museum cats
April 2, 2013 4:42 PM
Those little waving kitties have become ubiquitous good luck trinkets in Seattle shops—but what exactly do their upraised paws tell us?...
SAM Gallery anniversary art rental
March 19, 2013 8:36 PM
In the dating world, many consider the three-month mark a pivotal moment—when paramours have learned enough about each other to decide...
collector local painters global art
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...