Art and Fashion: Miguel Chevalier Teams With Hermes

Nov 02, 12 Art and Fashion: Miguel Chevalier Teams With Hermes

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There is no art form more capricious and changeable than fashion. This inclines some people to regard fashion as not an art form at all. Certainly a lot of clothing is merely pragmatic, and a lot of middling ready-to-wear garments attempt to capture trends and imitate haute couture and street fashion in a mediocre, poorly...

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Bratsa Bonifacho: SKALAMERIJA at Foster/White

Oct 22, 12 Bratsa Bonifacho: SKALAMERIJA at Foster/White

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Skalamerija 77 – 2012 – oil on canvas – 72 x 84 in. Bratsa Bonifacho’s show entitled Skalamerijais varied and at times uneven, but it offers plenty of striking and mysterious images. Bonifacho’s substrate (typography and soundbites) calls to mind the chaos of mass media—of a world constructed of...

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G8 at Winston Wachter

Jun 20, 12 G8 at Winston Wachter

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Being a center for glass artists, we have an abundance of good glass art in the Northwest, but one does not often see it outside of glass-specific galleries, such as the William Traver gallery. G8, currently on display at Winston Wächter, is a treat: a skillfully curated show that assembles work from eight artists with distinct...

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People Who Live in Glass Houses: Why Chihuly Matters

Jun 12, 12 People Who Live in Glass Houses: Why Chihuly Matters

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I first encountered Dale Chihuly’s work in Atlanta when he had an exhibition at the botanical gardens. I was in college and had not heard of him until my father (who frequently visited Seattle) suggested that his exhibit was not to be missed. I was less than a dilettante in art; my conservative upbringing had me worshipping...

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