For David Rudolph the process from abstraction to figuration is unforeseen “… without knowing what I was creating ... something would always emerge.”
No, Gloria Steinem is not the one said “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.” Richard Speer shares how he writes.
Margaret Lazzari departs, for the most part, from the figurative work we know her for in favor of more abstract work that expresses fresh joy and abandon.
Susan kae Grant
Science and art make happy bedfellows in Susan kae Grant's "Night Journeys," which record the whispers and fuzzy thinking of her recorded dreams.
His early training in graphic design and printmaking is quite visible, to uneven effect, in paintings that at their best combine structure and fluidity.
This in-depth survey of Sam Francis' career encompasses even his early landscapes and runs through his final works.
Wary of the Spiritual
Are we strictly thinking and material beings? Betty Ann Brown revisits the impact of the Cartesian tradition on the spiritual impulse in art.
Matthew Kangas profiles the modernist sculptures commissioned over the last 40 years by the Seattle Arts Commission.
Mitra Fabian's pod-like forms made of poured white hydro-stone are lightly tethered to a jumble of long, unpainted wooden sticks.
"Tapping the Third Realm"
A multi-generational selection of artists map the "Third Realm" in personal, often idiosyncratic ways that would have been incomprehensible to an earlier age.
Alchemy of Ordinary
The range and volume of art in "The Alchemy of the Ordinary" proves an asset in demonstrating the extraordinary elasticity of the collage practice.
"All clouds choose the loftiest peak to pile themselves upon" entitles Lucinda Parker's series starring Oregon's iconic Mount Hood.
Russian-born Leon Schulman matured as a painter at home, and resettled in Taos on doctor's orders due to wounds sustained in the Great War, as Leon Gaspard, where he remains beloved for his lush, romantic paintings.
Through his clay figures William Catling ponders on which side of the divide between earth and heaven most people belong.