Tag Archives: Seattle Art Museum


Reviews
Morris Graves, Crow, Surf and Moon, 1943, ink and transparent and opaque watercolor 
on lightweight beige Japanese paper, now mounted on rag board, 25½" x 30¾". SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, GIFT OF THE MARSHALL AND HELEN HATCH COLLECTION, IN HONOR OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEATTLE ART MUSEUM

‘Modernism in the Pacific Northwest’ at Seattle Art Museum

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Features
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China’s Desert Treasure

China’s Mogao Caves, at the edge of the Gobi Desert, hold an unrivaled collection of Buddhist art spanning a thousand years. Now they’re inspiring new generations of artists, from masters of ink painting to fireworks maestro Cai Guo-Qiang Read More


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Mochica, North Coast, possibly La Mina, Forehead Ornament with Feline Head and Octopus Tentacles Ending in Catfish Heads, 100 – 800 A.D., gold, chrysocolla, and shells. MUSEO DE LA NACIÓN, LIMA, PHOTO ©DANIEL GIANNONI.

The Art That Made Peru Peru

Three millennia, 350 objects, and one national identity are featured in an ambitious show at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts Read More


Looking at Art
Tiki, 19th century, from the Marquesas Islands.

The Polynesian Connection?

Polynesian objects were given equal status with Gauguin’s work in a groundbreaking and subversive exhibition Read More


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Looks Like Teen Spirit

Thirty artists revisit the legacy of grunge-rock pioneer Kurt Cobain, leader of the band Nirvana. Read More


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The Hidden Sargent

A recent show asked new questions about John Singer Sargent: Was he homosexual? Did his sense of "otherness" make him sympathetic to his Jewish clients? Read More