Andrew Dadson

For a brief time in the summer of 2010, the Olympic Sculpture Park looked as if it had survived a carefully contained fire; a large patch of the normally green meadow was blackened. Thankfully, it was intentional. The grass was merely painted by Vancouver, B.C. installation artist Andrew Dadson, who this year won The Brink, the Henry Art Gallery’s prestigious award for innovative work. His current show reveals his fascination with blotted-out (and painted-over) landscapes, which, despite—and because of—their monochromatic expanse, never fail to make viewers stop and take a closer look.

 

 

April 21- July 22; Wednesday 11am-4pm, Thursday-Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-4pm

Henry Art Gallery
15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street
Seattle, WA
206.543.2280
Suggested donation; $6-$10, students and children under 13 free

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