Author: Mairi Snow

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Seattle: Meet Artsyo

A self-proclaimed “OKCupid for art,” Artsyo is a brand spankin’ new online search engine that pairs users with local art and artists. Enter their “Pimp My Wall” contest by November 29th for a chance to overhaul your wall with a new original artwork on Artsyo’s dime.

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Seattle Art Museum Hosts “Elles” from the Centre Pompidou

As one may suspect, Elles: Pompidou speaks from a potently French perspective on modernism, at least through the first several decades of work on display. The exhibition boasts a breadth of perspectives in later decades that is refreshingly international in scope. As a whole, the exhibition serves to flesh out a traditionally male dominated art-historical canon.

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The Inner Life of Jack Straw: In Conversation With Artist Ellen Sollod

To enter Outside In/Inside Out: The Inner Life of Jack is to submit to an immersive experience. To commemorate Jack Straw’s 50th, local artists Ellen Sollod and Johanna Melamed have transformed the entirety of Jack Straw Productions New Media Gallery into a camera obscura, inviting in the outside world and turning it on its head. Coupled with a quirky and ever-shifting soundtrack, the entire experience proves initially disorienting but ultimately provides a visceral and many layered glimpse into the workings and history of Jack Straw Productions.