Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

Media and the Fair

Brenna Murphy

The much-anticipated, wildly hyped Seattle Art Fair blasted by like a comet. Pro tip: the next time you find yourself at an art fair, wear tennis shoes, or at least […]

Among the Clouds at Goldfinch Tavern

For any art lover in Seattle the Four Seasons has long been a hidden gem. It’s renowned for its art-filled lobby where the Northwest School is on constant display thanks to […]

A New Art Installation Docks Along the Duwamish

Briar Bates is a landscape designer and artist who creates installations from organic materials. Tomorrow, she’ll be working on a new piece, Growing to Sea, at Terminal 107 Park (4700 W. Marginal Way […]

Beach House, After Winter

An addendum to an Art Nerd post from last year on an installation by David W. Simpson: Simpson’s Beach House didn’t come down in September after all. Instead, it moved north from downtown to […]

Keyes on Keyes

When I sat down to write First Thursday art walk recommendations in early February I quickly passed over Doug Keyes’ work without giving it a second thought. It wasn’t until […]

Reality Check: Rodrigo Valenzuela and Ghosts, Monuments, Labor & Time

Hedonic Reversal #3

I’m walking through an unnamed zone between Belltown and South Lake Union, a tabula rasa. Somewhere skirting the edge of Denny Way, the sidewalk’s closed ahead, so I’m standing in […]

Cinerama Paints the Town

Paul Allen’s recently reopened Cinerama in Belltown boasts a new laser projector, speakers, and a surround-sound system for unmatched visual and auditory experience. Films, in short, look and sound great here. But […]

Through the Looking Glass, or Ten from 2014

When We Get There

Work that emerges in mysterious ways; work that’s going to piss some people off, gross some people out, convolute the issue, or all of the above. Definitely work that’s trend-damning;  […]

Moments from BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood

A cold, drizzly evening didn’t keep the art-loving masses from attending the opening of Bellevue Arts Museum’s Biennial, Knock on Wood, last Thursday. The exhibit showcases several Pacific Northwest artists’ […]

Mad Campus: An Outdoor Installation Adventure

Need your art fix but don’t want to confine yourself to the dimly lit halls of a museum on this beautiful fall day? Is merely looking at art not enough […]