Broken Mirror/Evening Sky: New York-based Bing Wright (yes, of the Seattle Wrights) takes pretty pictures of sunsets, then busts them up. His lovingly fractured large-scale color photographs are not digitally manipulated. Instead, each sunset is shot, projected on a broken mirror, and that's shot and blown up to make the final print. Their broken surfaces are strangely pristine and glossy, restored to smooth. Free.
Bruce Clarke, Battlegrounds: Clarke paints the human body in order to liberate it. Free.
Get together alley-style to make friends, eat a picnic dinner, and talk about how to make our alleys fun-filled and not gross-stuff-filled. Free.
Carol Charney: Photographs of liquids in transitional phases turn out to look very much like oil paintings. Free.
Celluloid Seattle: A City at the Movies: MOHAI cracks open its archive to show us our old theaters, including photographs of the chaps in caps and oversize coats who used to watch movies in them. $14.
A promenade of rooms, an outdoor garden, and a café chronicling Dale Chihuly’s series and packages over the years. It’s not the definitive Chihuly experience, despite the sales pitch, but there are highlights, like the café, where the artist reveals himself as a master hoarder, and the Macchia Forest. $19.
Christine Sharp “RE:scape” Paintings with Gallery Artists: painted deconstructions of PacNoWe landmarks. Free.
The City and the City: a collaboration between LxWxH owner Sharon Arnold and Portland artist Daniel Glendening. Free.
The Office of Arts and Culture's Civic Partners program seeks to strengthen the arts community by offering two years of funding to "Seattle-based arts, cultural and heritage organizations of all sizes and disciplines with a minimum three-year history of continuous operation and programming and a not-for-profit business structure (does not have to have 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status)." Visit the website or contact Kathy Hsieh at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
CO-MIX: A Retrospective of Comics, Graphics and Scraps made by Art Spiegelman, the legendary comic artist whose graphic novel, Maus, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992. Free.
COOP: Punch invites an artist co-op from Nashville into the gallery and urges you to “bring on the rhinestones." Free.
AXIS INDEX: Damien Gilley's installation of foam core and blue tape forms a blueprint within the Space that disorients by taking liberties with scale, perspective, and vanishing points Free.