Tag Archives: art

Ralph Steadman: Evocative Frenzy

I am unceasingly inspired by the artistic wizardry of Ralph Steadman, particularly his knack for evocative frenzy. Though clearly an expert draughtsman, he’s made a career out of twisting conventional imagery with a demented cartoon sensibility. What appears at first … Continue reading

Posted in art, Art & Design, BOOKS, Children's Books, CULTURE, Fiction, FILM & TV, History and Biography, Nature & Science, Nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Art Books in Nature

West Seattle’s Camp Long will be hosting another fabulous event Aug 20-21. Visit the park to walk in the woods, witness musical performances across diverse genres, or participate in art activities, writing workshops and open mics, juggling, costumed hikes through … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Design, BOOKS, Events, LOCAL INTEREST, Nonfiction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A Rich and Ripe Bounty: Northwest Arts and Artists

Traveler, the season is ripe. Ripe for taking in an abundance of art. Artists abound and their work is to be found in, near and far from Seattle. This summer, on any given weekend, you can attend any number of … Continue reading

Posted in Art & Design, local history, LOCAL INTEREST, Nonfiction | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Peculiar Nonfiction

~posted by Frank Nonfiction is vast. When you look beyond cookbooks and biographies, you’ll find some niche titles that you may not have known there was an audience for. Here are some of the most singular works of nonfiction published … Continue reading

Posted in BOOKS, Nonfiction | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Night of Disguise at SAM

Join The Seattle Public Library’s social media team at The Seattle Art Museum for a ‘Night of Disguise‘ and have some incognito fun on Friday, June 19, from 7 to 11 p.m. Buy tickets here and use discount code twitterdisguise0619 to get $5 off. The Library has plenty of … Continue reading

Posted in art, Art & Design, CULTURE, Events, LOCAL INTEREST | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Pacific Northwest Gem: Bill Holm and Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form

By Rebecca Bill Holm’s Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form was the first work to systematically organize and describe this unique type of American art. First published in 1965, it has since become a foundational text for students, … Continue reading

Posted in art, Art & Design, BOOKS, CULTURE, Events, LOCAL INTEREST, Nonfiction, Northwest Authors | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Movie Mondays: Pictures about Pictures

Two critically acclaimed documentaries about art, Finding Vivian Maier and Tim’s Vermeer, have recently been released on DVD. The holds list for those titles is a bit long, so while you wait for your copy to come in feel free … Continue reading

Posted in FILM & TV | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments