by Jen Graves Jueqian Fang's Powder Green Alkeline Wearing | Ice, Blade of Elymus Glausus at Out of Sight last year. Courtesy of the artist The organizers of Out of Sight—the proud Pacific Northwest Salon des Refusés to the big international...Show More Summary
Emily Carr (1871-1945) by David Flam Emily Carr (December 13, 1871 – March 2, 1945) was a Canadian artist and writer heavily inspired by the Indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast.
The Department of Marvelous Makeup is stunned by this awesome Finding Dory transformation created by makeup artist and vlogger Chrisspy. Check out this tutorial video to see how Chrisspy turned herself into Dory the movie’s Pacific Blue Tang star: [via Fashionably Geek]
Carla Zaccagnini had never been to Los Angeles when she landed in the city for a residency at Santa Monica’s 18th Street Arts Center in mid-April. Yet many aspects of the city felt strikingly familiar. “The other day, we saw the L.A. River,” she says, “the dry river, which I’ve seen before in...
Idris Elba is far from being a single man. The Pacific Rim actor was spotted with make-up artist Naiyana Garth as they graced the British Academy Television Awards last Sunday. The actor, who was rumored to have separated from the mother of his 23-month-old child named Winston back in February, looked dapper during the red... Show More Summary
Meet Ron Reed, the Founding Artistic Director of Pacific Theatre, the resident theatre company of the intimate theatre space in the Chalmers Heritage Building at 12th and Hemlock. Ron founded PT in 1984, and the company has resided in its current digs since ’94. They have received an epic 75 Jessie nominations since then. Ron […]
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Video: New Zealand electronica artist Devin Abrams, under his solo project Pacific Heights, has just released a music video for his newest single Buried By The Burden. The video wasn’t actually filmed with any cameras, though — instead,...Show More Summary
The shows are part of John Doyle's first season as the theater's artistic director.
Faith in a Seed: Philip McCracken?s Sculpture and Mixed-Media Painting surveys nature?s inspiration on one of the Pacific Northwest?s most distinguished artists. It is on view at the Whatcom Museum's Lightcatcher building from February 27 through June 5, 2016. Show More Summary
The 280-square-foot cabins impart a monastic sensibility. Four compact, cedar-clad cabins are perched in the Santa Cruz Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Designed by Cass Calder Smith for the Djerassi Resident Artists Program—a...Show More Summary
Souvenirs aren't just mementos from a trip; they tell a story about the people, place, and time in which we're traveling. Learn the stories behind some of our favorite keepsakes.
With highlights including a major installation of salvaged Queensland timber by Indian artist Asim Waqif, and a major new work by South Korean artist Haegue Yang consisting of 1000 venetian blinds suspended elegantly in the iconic Watermall,...Show More Summary
Crossing their practices, pacific coast-located digital media artists Rick Silva and Nicolas Sassoon reflect how human beings and new technologies affect natural landscapes.
The Orange County Museum of Art presents the second installment of The Pacific Project video art series. The museum is showcasing the work of Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang in his first U.S. solo exhibition. The presentation, which includes...Show More Summary
“Today it’s one of America’s leading companies: together with San Francisco, Pacific Northwest and Boston—Houston, some would say—it ranks in artistic success and national recognition right behind The Big Two: New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. In other words, it’s a miracle.”
With their last Image Comics series, Great Pacific, writer Joe Harris and artist Martín Morazzo revealed their fascination with climate change and political intrigue by telling the story of a fugitive oil heir that settles the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Show More Summary
The J. Paul Getty Trust, whose grant-making wing has been the catalyst for the ongoing Pacific Standard Time series of region-wide, multi-exhibition looks at art in Southern California, dialed back the clock a bit and jumped a continent to play a part in a blockbuster art show of 2016: “Hieronymus...
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive presents MATRIX 258, featuring the work of artist and electroacoustic composer Tarek Atoui (b. 1980). Born in Lebanon and based in Paris, Atoui initiates and curates multidisciplinary interventions, concerts, performances, and workshops. Show More Summary
An ambitious mural project by renowned Chinese artist Qiu Zhijie will be the first work that visitors and passersby see at the new UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and opening to the public on January 31, 2016. Show More Summary