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Alexandra Grant
Antigone in Sophocles' Ancient Greek tragedy exclaimed "I was born to love not to hate," and so Alexandra Grant takes for here current large collage works that she too was "Born to Love." She weave order and chaos together like two sides of a single coin. More...


“Show Me as I Want to Be Seen”
What curator Natasha Matteson deems “productive confusion” sums up the magic of the art of “Show Me as I Want to Be Seen.” Anchored by Claude Cahun (Lucy Schwob) and collaborator Marcel Moore (Suzanne Malherbe) denied their gender--and any certain narrative of who they truly were. More...


Lagomorphs
The recent auction sale of Jeff Koons' "Bunny" is just the latest reminder how much the big money art market just pisses DeWitt Cheng off. More...


Inka Essenhigh
Inka Essenhigh’s blend of the familiar and the surreal in fables and narratives feel as grounded in reality as they are utterly fantastical. More...


Shawn Demarest
Cars become the stuff of visual ecstasy in Shaw Demarest's glistening paintings. Flaring headlights and psychedelic color produce a fresh vision of what we take for granted every day driving through town. More...


Barbara Takenaga
Immersing us, Barbara Takenaga delves into her otherworldly feeling for space, beneath the sea and into the animal kingdom. More...


“Seattle Style: Form/Function”
Fashion means something in Seattle, mainly for sportswear, and bringing function and couture into a heady mix of high and low aesthetics. More...


Lynn Aldrich
Lynn Aldrich transforms common consumer materials into metaphoric artworks that reflect the “excess, spectacle and artificiality” of Los Angeles culture. She moves easily from acerbic topical statements to art world send-ups to contemplative retreats without losing her creative focus. More...


David Michael Lee and Beverly Jacobs
"Two-cubed" presenting abstract paintings by Lee and figurative ceramics by Jacobs dealing with a simple container form. More...


James Drake
Twenty years ago James Drake spent time filming and photographing transgender sex workers living and working in Ciudad Juarez on the border across from El Paso. He now re-interprets these in the very different context of 2019 and using a rich mixture of media. More...


Justin Adian
Think Lynda Benglis poured paintings and Ellsworth Kelly's shaped canvases: you've got Justin Adian's seductive fusion. More...


Remembering Selma Waldman, Activist Artist
The late Selma Waldman spent most of her career in obscurity but produced some of the most expressive and skillful political art of her generation. More...


Natalie Christensen
Natalie Christensen's swimming pool images, "Last night I dreamt I knew how to swim," treat them as a gateway to a world not quite our own. More...


Sean Healy
Sean Healy did not title his show "Beautiful Downer" lightly, informing it with his own alcoholism and the richness of the Northwest landscape. More...


Configuring Language
David S. Rubin explains how two recent exhibitions, one featuring Allen. Ruppersberg, the other featuring Mel Bochner show how text-based art can be engaging and lively rather than a tedium to get through. More...


Peter Gronquist
He states that light is central to his current work, but the shiny gestures here add up to both more and less than that. More...


“Dilexi Gallery: Early Years”
Techno-nostalgia is a real thing these days, and this show revisiting the 50s-era Dilexi Gallery, one of several to come, implies that a fresh look at those then rebellious avant gardists is the art world's very timely equivalent. More...


Anthony Lepore
"Performance Anxiety" is Anthony Lepore's way of bringing amusement and self-deprecation together. His success in doing so a direct result of the way photography and sculpture are effectively integrated. More...


Susan Burnstine
Susan Burnstine's completely unmanipulated photographs evoke dreamlike memories of travel both real and imagined. More...

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