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Seeing Through a Stethoscope
Sarah Fransler Lavin and Stephanie Wood bring together music and sculpture. Matthew Kangas reflects on other such fusions. More...


Carrie Ann Plank
Carrie Ann Plank’s mixed-media abstract prints integrate a wealth of scientific influences — mapping, numerical sequences, fractals, wave patterns, sound sources, magnetic field variations — into an Op Art mandalas of a sort: objects of meditation, but without any metaphysical mumbo-jumbo More...


“Signs of the Times”
"Signs of the Times" posits that the same social, political and cultural issues have remained continually relevant since the 1920’s. More...


Amir H. Fallah
Amir H. Fallah's ten portrait paintings regard American culture and political rhetoric as existing in a warped reality. More...


Jessica Rath
In “fruiting bodies,” Jessica Rath explores the wide-ranging effects of human activity on plants and bees in superbly crafted works. More...


The New Cultural Paradigm
Conditions have altered the global system. Our Weekly Newsletter will be changing with it--short term certainly, perhaps well beyond. More...


Jacquelyn Royal
Jacquelyn Royal’s landscape needlepoints center on graffiti in order to explore the authenticity of mark making and the record it leaves. While graffiti pursues the largest public scale it can quickly, needlepoint's intimate size and domesticity only emerges slowly, undoing the gestures that it captures. More...


“In Flux: Chicago Artists and Immigration”
“In Flux” underscores the importance of immigrant artists to Chicago’s art community, and indeed immigrants past and present to the city at large. Many of the most potent works engage the environment of 'home" as integral to their content. More...


“Uncanny Valley: Being Human in the Age of AI”
“Uncanny Valley” refers to the deep curve of a graphed line measuring human emotional response and likability for humanoid objects. Can genuine creativity emanate from something generated by a machine? More...


With Pleasure: Pattern And Decoration in American Art, 1972-1985
The exuberant tumult at the heart, and mind, of American Pattern and Decoration, or P&D, pervades “With Pleasure: Pattern and Decoration in American Art, 1972-1985,” a rich, if limited, survey of the sprawling movement. More...


The New Cultural Paradigm
Conditions have changed in the art world and the wider global system. The Weekly Newsletter will be changing with it--short term certainly, perhaps well beyond. More...


Francesca Lohmann and Rob Rhee
Lohmann and Rhee were seen by curator Amanda Donnan to have complementary sculpture visions. She gets it right. More...


Jessica Rath
In “fruiting bodies,” Jessica Rath explores the wide-ranging effects of human activity on plants and bees in her superbly crafted works. More...


Seeing Through a Stethoscope
Among the exhibitions cut short by the pandemic, Sarah Fransler Lavin and Stephanie Wood brought together music and sculpture in the object of hand-made musical instruments. Matthew Kangas reflects on other such fusions in the recent history of Northwest art. More...


Catherine Opie
By entitling her recent pictures under the title “Rhetorical Landscapes,” Opie consciously references our dystopian political climate. More...

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