1. Titus Kaphar at the Seattle Art Museum

    Titus Kaphar’s exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum is a brilliant response to the mythmaking American art exhibition from Yale, Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. Kaphar is literally laying the conqueror to rest as seen in this cut out conquistador who is now removed from his heroic context and lying on the ground. […]

  2. William Kentridge revisited

    I am writing again about South African artist William Kentridge because I have learned a lot more about him from the catalog for the amazing exhibition in San Francisico, which I won’t be able to see. This image is from Stereoscope, eighth of nine animated hand drawn films that Kentridge made about Soho and Felix. […]

  3. Rita Robillard’s beautiful exhibition

    Well I decided it was time to get personal. This is Henry and me sitting inside Rita Robillard‘s installation Lookout/Outlook about fire look outs. Well it isn’t really about fire lookouts, its a statement about the environment paired with an homage to a lost friend. You can see the glowing images set in the midst […]

  4. Art and Activism

    This last weekend I went to two amazing fundraisers that both featured art and activism. The first was a collaboration between Chaya, an organization that helps domestic violence victims from South Asia that live in the Seattle area. and Tasveer, a non profit that sponsors South Asian independent film festivals . They presented films, dance, […]

  5. Basia Irland at Evergreen State College

    The Nisqually Watershed Active and Proposed Restorations Basia Irland and the musical group Shooting Stars This is a carved ice book with elderberry seeds by Basia Ireland I want to report on the stunning exhibition by Basia Irland at the newly re-opened gallery at The Evergreen State College. Basia is from New Mexico. She has […]