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Artists in coronavirus lockdown

Dale Chihuly reflects on 'transformational' power of art amid coronavirus lockdown

The Seattle-based artist is preparing to debut a forthcoming collection of lace-inspired works as some states plan re-opening measures

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Museums & Heritage

Seattle Asian Art Museum's $56m expansion reframes the question: ‘What is Asian art?’

The refreshed museum will soon reopen with diverse collection displays informed by the local Asian Pacific Islander community

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Artists

Artist to install earthwork calling attention to immigration and human trafficking

Trail of red sand will be visible to travellers in flight and on the ground in Seattle

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Art fairs

As big fairs flock to the West Coast, can Seattle Art Fair keep its quirk and still compete?

As new tech wealth pulls in established names, some fear this eclectic market will become homogenised

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Seattle Art Fair

Seattle Art Fair solidifies standing in year three

Event adds blue-chip galleries and international flavour to attract national as well as regional collectors

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Art fairs

Unseen works by Kurt Cobain to go on show at Seattle Art Fair

United Talent Agency's Artist Space will also exhibit pieces by the late singer's contemporaries

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May 2007

Seattle Art Museum gets $1bn worth of art from 'incredibly devoted group of collectors'

The gift from 53 local patrons is one of the largest in the history of institutional donations

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Seattle

Goodbye Gutenberg, hello Gatesburg

The future for art, books and education, as seen through the eyes of computer wizard Bill Gates, who last month bought the Leonardo Codex

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Association of Art Historians

Annual conferences meet in London and Seattle to discuss identity, display, and art history

The Association of Art Historians will meet at the Tate Gallery, while 5000 will gather for the College Art Association conference in the US