Art 2020 Preview

    Assemblage artist Timothy Washington is a contemporary of David Hammons and Betye Saar. He combines sculpture, painting, and drawing to create striking abstractions of human figures.
    © Timothy Washington
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    Protest Art Takes a Quiet Stand in L.A.

    Art and politics have long been a noisy pair, but a spate of exhibitions across Los Angeles prove that artists can speak softly while carrying a big stick.

    Big artwork from even bigger names graces the walls of the Jeffrey Deitch gallery in Los Angeles.
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    Southern California’s Must-Visit Galleries

    Creative juices are flowing in Southern California. These galleries will quench your thirst for everything from lowbrow street art to works from international superstars. 

    Graciela Iturbide’s Cayó del Cielo, Chalma, México.
    © GRACIELA ITURBIDE
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    Southern California Art Shows Push Boundaries and Borders

    These upcoming Southern California art shows breach borders and get cheeky with color. 

    Bettina Korek is the executive director of Frieze Los Angeles.
    JOHNNY LE
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    Frieze Fair Warms to L.A.

    The international art fair Frieze Los Angeles makes its triumphant return to Paramount Pictures Studios in L.A. for a second year of gallery installations, arts programming, and more.

    Two visitors snap a selfie in the glow of Bruce Munro’s sparkling installation.
    JIM McAULEY
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    Wine Country Gets Lit

    Wine countries the world over are becoming canvases for artists’ most Instagrammable works.

    Chess fans should make their move to the Hallie Ford Museum of Art in Salem.
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    Portland’s Must-Visit Galleries

    Oregon shows its fair share of masterpieces. Here’s where to find them. 

    Photographer Donna Gottschalk poses for a self-portrait.
    © DONNA GOTTSCHALK
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    Queer Art in Portland’s Spotlight

    In two Portland exhibitions, LGBTQ artists and their work are out of the margins and shaking the center.

    COURTESY OF TRIPLE CANDIE
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    Portland on the Pulse

    There's no shortage of great art in Portland. Make sure you catch these three show before they're gone for good. 

    PICA’s Victoria Frey is used to ruffling feathers.
    GIA GOODRICH
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    Portland’s Trailblazer

    For 25 years, the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art has been a home to trailblazing visual and performance artists. Executive director Victoria Frey leads the charge.

    Seattle’s new Wa Na Wari is making a big impact.
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    Seattle’s Must-Visit Galleries

    No art tour of Seattle is complete without a visit to these three galleries.

    Georgia O’Keeffe’s Music, Pink and Blue No. 2.
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    The Art of Inequality

    Three Seattle-area shows confront gender inequity in the art world.

    Detail of painter Leo Kenney’s The Priestess.
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    Washington State of Mind

    The Pacific Northwest has a unique creative aesthetic that can be experienced in these must-visit art shows.