The Seattle Times featured a review of the exhibition Seattle as Collector: Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs Turns 40, on view through Oct. 23 at Seattle Art Museum. Read it here.
Seattle as Collector is a retrospective exhibition of artworks from 112 artists showcasing four decades of the city’s Portable Works Collection. The exhibition also highlights the city’s public art program with photos, drawings and proposals for more than 60 permanent artworks.
The Portable Works Collection includes paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, glass, ceramics, textiles, mixed-media and video works. Deborah Paine, city curator and collections manager, selected and grouped the artworks in the exhibition by decade, from the 1970s through the 2000s.
Photo by Robert Wade.