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Covering the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest

February 7, 2013 at 2:20 PM

In Praise of Beauty: Alden Mason 1919-2013

Perhaps you saw my obituary of Alden Mason in The Seattle Times today. Exploring the world of his art made me appreciate his sense of beauty, steeped in the shapes and colors of our Northwest landscape, yet presented in an utterly fresh way: “Landscape Totem” Alden Mason 1999, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 50 inches. Courtesy Foster/White Gallery This…