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July 15, 2014 at 5:00 AM

Woodside/Braseth Gallery to move across town

After 11 years in its Denny Triangle location, Woodside/Braseth Gallery will move to a new site in late September. Denny Triangle, of course, is a white-hot real estate market, and Woodside/Braseth is surrounded by high-rises on the rise. (The gallery’s home, a building owned by Cornish College of the Arts, recently sold for $16…

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June 26, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Going to B.C.? 2 art exhibits to see

Vancouver Art Gallery will open two exhibitions on June 28 that look extremely promising: “Painted Past: A History of Canadian Painting,” and “On Stage: Recent Acquisitions.” The historical show comprises three themes: Landscape, People and City, reflecting the progress of artists’ reaction to these subjects in Canadian life. In “On Stage,” “each of the…

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June 10, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Arts news: Stolen paintings, the Henry and more

Arts news just keeps flying over the digital transom. One day it’s Sir Mix-A-Lot at the symphony, next day it’s Robert Schenkkan winning a Tony, then it’s stolen artwork being ferried around in an El Camino. Items of interest: –Seattle art collectors and arts philanthropists John and Shari Behnke have endowed the directorship of the…

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May 15, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Patricia Cameron takes art biz online

Another gallery takes leave of the Seattle cityscape: Patricia Cameron Gallery, in the exploding South Lake Union neighborhood, will vacate its brick-and-mortar presence on Dexter Avenue North on May 31. “Going forward, we will continue operating as an online gallery with selected artists in all media, and as an art consulting team to architects, designers,…

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April 1, 2014 at 3:37 PM

SAM acquires Ai Weiwei work

Seattle Art Museum is now the proud owner of its first work by dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei: “Colored Vases,” (2010), a cluster of earthenware vessels covered with industrial paint. You can see it starting April 5 at Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park. From SAM: “By covering the surfaces with new paint, what is…

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