Crosscut’s Brangien Davis talks with artist Troy Gua—a SAM
Gallery favorite!—about his
devotion to depicting Prince (you have GOT to see the closet of tiny
Prince outfits). Gua’s work is now on view in Prince
from Minneapolis at
MoPOP and Le
Petit Prince at
SAM’s TASTE Café.
There’s four more selections in SAM’s British
Comedy Classics film series, with a gem being screened every
Thursday. The Stranger continues to include the series in their round-up of “Movies
Worth Watching in Seattle.”
The Stranger’s Jasmyne Keimig on
Mari Nagaoka’s solo show at The Factory, Honey, which
features large-scale portraits of queer people within the artist’s
community—rendered in ballpoint pen.
Terry Furchgott solo show, Intimate Interiors: Women at Home, is now on view at Harris Harvey Gallery; Real Change’s Lisa Edge talks with the artist about her work depicting women comfortable in their domestic solitude.
Seattle Times’ Crystal Paul talks with Seattle legend Valerie Curtis-Newton on her direction of
the upcoming Seattle Rep play, Nina Simone: Four Women, which imagines a
meeting of the four women from Simone’s song.
“I found that in making plays, I get to make community and it can be
different kinds of community. But that’s the thing ultimately, to get people to
talk about important and difficult issues, by entertaining them and then
Homecoming, the documentary directed and everything-ed by
Beyoncé, hit Netflix this week; the New York Times’ Aisha Harris says the
artist “puts herself directly in conversation with voices from black American
The Guggenheim’s groundbreaking Hilma af Klint exhibition closes next Tuesday. Artnet’s Ben Davis reports that the show’s over 600,000 visitors has made it the museum’s most-attended exhibition of all time.
caught fire this week; here’s Steven Erlanger on the
historical site’s many meanings. And donations
skyrocketed for three Black churches destroyed by arson after a
signal boost from Yashar Ali.
Western, religious, literary and cultural, and that’s what makes it different
from any other object. It’s the whole spectrum from the trivial to the
transcendent, the sacred to the profane.”
Consider the Keanu.
– Rachel Eggers, SAM Manager of Public Relations
Image: Installation view of “SAM Gallery Presents: Troy Gua’s Le Petit Prince At TASTE,” photo: Natali Wiseman.