The Henry exhibits more than 90 of Close’s photographic works, from early black-and-white maquettes for his paintings to epic composite Polaroids and intimately scaled daguerreotypes.
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The highlights include paintings, sculptures and studio art glass from Deborah Butterfield, Kenneth Callahan, Dale Chihuly, Kyohei Fujita, Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová, Ginny Ruffner, Lino Tagliapietra and Cappy Thompson.
BAM displays the provoking work of celebrated sculptor Al Farrow, who makes cathedrals, synagogues, mosques, mausoleums and other devotional objects using guns and ammunition.
In this show, the Museum of Transgender Hirstory & Art is an imaginary gallery where artists question how a history of transgender culture might be structured.
This retrospective, phase 3 of a multiyear exhibition, explores how Bruce Lee’s methodical approach to his everyday life turned him into a cultural icon. Lee was a meticulous note taker, filling notebooks with thoughts about his diet, workouts, goals, affirmations, graphic designs and poetry.
A wearable-art advocate from the Rhode Island School of Design and Pilchuck, MacNeil finds her way to each piece she creates through a series of drawings, models and templates, cutting and forming parts.
Two theatrical venues both alike in vision, full of sound and fury, signifying a delectably entertaining evening of spectacle and dining. And each actor and waiter plays their part. Café Nordo joins forces for the first time with Book-it Repertory Theatre to transport audiences back to 1920s Paris, where Ernest Hemingway’s memoir A Moveable Feast comes to life. Audiences will have a dinner date with struggling young Hemingway as he rubs elbows in the salon of Gertrude Stein at 27 rue de Fleurus with the likes of Sylvia Beach, Aleister Crowley, F.
MacArthur “genius” Weems, “one of the most influential artists in America,” according to The New York Times, exhibits a haunting triptych depicting an enslaved South Carolina woman of the Gullah tribe who lived on islands off the coast of America, yearning for Africa. Weems turns dehumanizing history into an homage to the subject’s body and image. Abraham Lincoln said, “If slavery is not wrong, then nothing is wrong.” That’s what these pictures say in a visual way.
This exhibit of 39 works on loan from Paul Allen’s exceptionally wide-ranging collection is a take on landscape painting—from a small window to the world to artists’ expansive experiences with their surroundings on land and sea. Organized by the Seattle Art Museum, the Portland Art Museum, and the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.
Ann Johnston’s show of 30 7-foot-tall quilts addressing our connection to nature and man’s influence on the landscape.
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