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“Boundless: Stories of Asian Art” at the Seattle Asian Art Musuem

Facing the outdoor sculpture Black Sun by Isamu Noguchi with the iconic Space Needle in the distance under a sky of varied cloud formations, the Seattle Asian Art Museum overlooks the city. For years,...

“Each And Every” asks us to slow down, contemplate and visualize a more inclusive,...

In many ways, it is a typical art gallery reception. There is a wet bar and people gather around the art with drinks in hand engaged in animated conversation. What isn’t so typical is...

Romson Regarde Bustillo presents his work at the Hedreen Gallery in August

I have known Romson Regarde Bustillo for many years as an artist since the early 1990s. For all these years up to now, he has never stopped pursuing his art and has continued showing...

Two catalogues pay tribute to the life, art and accomplishments of artist Ruth Asawa

Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) means a lot to the Asian Americans on the West Coast who are aware of her as an artist and a teacher and have grown familiar with her work over the...

A Heart Soaring In The Sunset—The Shimmering World of Yayoi Kusama

Even though the initial tickets for the show are sold out, Seattle Art Museum will issue a limited number of tickets for the day of the show only, although it’s recommended you line up early for the best shot at them. They will be sold on a first-come, first served basis. Becoming a Seattle Art Museum member may increase your chances of getting in as well. Hours have been added for this show to accommodate as many visitors as possible. SAM will be open on Mondays until 5:00 p.m. There will be exclusive SAM Member nights on Sundays and Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through September 4, 2017. On Fridays, the museum will be open until 9:00 p.m. The museum will also be open on Labor Day, September 4.

Deco Japan: Elegant design or the vitality of a working class?

Now showing at Seattle Asian Art Museum

Bridge crossing: Odyssey of Noguchi and Tobey’s East Asian sojourns

Exhibits at Frye Art Museum until May 25

Kimsooja: A needle woman piercing the fabric of life

Video installation in front of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Slurp Up! – A New Japanese Soba Restaurant Settles in Seattle

All over Japan, you will see restaurants advertising noodles of all kinds, from ramen to udon and regional specialties.  One noodle that evokes a soft spot in the Japanese palette of the Tokyo area...

The Son of Cambodian Rice Farmers Uses Art To Expose History

The artist, Sopheap Pich, was born in the small rice-farming town of Koh Kralaw in northwestern Cambodia in 1971. His parents and his ancestors were farmers. Through a long turbulent history, agriculture has been...