Local Art Exhibition Explores Labor and Value

Fruit peels, bent pins and broken porcelain vessels dangled from the walls of the 4Culture gallery in Pioneer Square on Thursday, Nov. 2. This assortment of objects was a part of an installation called “Production Valued,” which is the brainchild of Satpreet Kahlon, a Seattle-based artist from Punjab, India. EMILY MOZZONE • THE SPECTATOR Draping […]

Seattle Art Museum Remembers Andrew Wyeth

Famous American painter, Andrew Wyeth, possessed the talent to depict the contrast between life and death and between emptiness and vacancy. He mastered intense realism that drew in audiences for decades. The new exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) portrays the tragedy of the artist’s life and the vitality of his imagination, while encouraging […]

Student Art Spaces and Artsideout

Art seems to be tucked into every corner of Seattle University’s campus. From the murals at Cherry Street Market to the various outdoor sculptures on the lower mall, art is hidden in plain sight. Seattle U is even home to three on-campus galleries: Kinsey, Hedreen and Vachon. But how can the students of Seattle U […]

SAM Exhibit Shows Perspectives on Migration

Friday evening was a busy night across the nation as many folks buzzed with post-inaugural energy. Ducking out of the hustle and bustle, I sought tranquility at the Seattle Art Museum. It was the opening day of Jacob Lawrence’s “Migration Series,” for which the museum was providing free entry starting on Friday and continuing for […]

Seattle Asian Art Museum to Close for Renovations

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) held a press conference on Sept. 30 presenting the initial designs for a two-year expansion project of the Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM). The SAM is partnering with fellow Seattle-based architecture company LMN Architects to complete the first remodel of the structure since it was constructed in 1933. The renovation […]

An Exhibit so Powerful it Brings “Tears” to Eyes

Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography students have concluded their time at Seattle U with an intimate exhibit that showcases each student-artist’s individuality, ambition and talent. “It is their last big obligation at SU for their degree, they work the whole year, and most of them started even earlier than that,” said Claire Garoutte, the […]

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