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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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June 6, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Brink Award goes to Seattle artist Anne Fenton

A couple of noteworthy arts awards: —The Henry announces Seattle artist Anne Fenton is the winner of the 2013 Brink Award. Fenton receives $12,500 and will have a solo exhibition at the Henry, accompanied by a publication next spring. The Henry will also add a Fenton work to its permanent collection. Fenton, the founder of Crawl…


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May 2, 2013 at 10:30 PM

Bumbershoot 2013 lineup, day by day

The official lineup for Bumbershoot 2013 is below. Who are you excited to see? Saturday, August 31: Heart, Kendrick Lamar, Crystal Castles, Gary, Numan, Jason, Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Maceo Parker, !!!, Icona Pop, Joey Bada$$, Washed Out, Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, Thao + The Get Down Stay Down, Robert Glasper Experiment,…


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September 6, 2011 at 1:38 PM

NEPO 5K art walk

With Seattle being such an active place, it’s no surprise that an arts organization thought up a trek that invites art lovers to sip culture rather than water along the (nonrunning) route. To wit: The “NEPO 5K Don’t Run” on Sept. 10. From 2-6 p.m., the public is invited to amble around site-specific…


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