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Residual 1
I see no art here
Posted by Residual on March 13, 2013 at 3:07 PM · Report this
CATSPAW666 2
Vulcan actually has commissioned a lot of art for its buildings- but you cant find out about it, because the artists must sign non-disclosure contracts, and are not allowed to discuss the locations, budgets, or who purchased these pieces.
Many well known Seattle artists have images of work, that, if you ask them about it, tell you- "I'm not allowed to discuss it".

A lot of it is much better than this- there are some pretty good Vulcan owned pieces by people like Leo Saul Berk.
Posted by CATSPAW666 on March 13, 2013 at 3:12 PM · Report this
Dougsf 3
I don't mind it. It doesn't say much, but it doesn't need to. It's paint on the side of a building, which was put there in hopes shittier paint wouldn't end up on the side of that building.
Posted by Dougsf on March 13, 2013 at 3:36 PM · Report this
yelahneb 4
You had me excited for a moment. WHERE MY SPOCK AT?
Posted by yelahneb http://www.strangebutharmless.com on March 13, 2013 at 3:56 PM · Report this
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Kind of like a Diego Rivera if you bled all the revolution out of it.
Posted by Westside forever on March 13, 2013 at 4:42 PM · Report this
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There is a lot of great art by local artists in the neighborhood and Vulcan is proud to promote theses artworks and the artists that created them. You can download a brochure that shows the location of each piece and describes the pieces in detail here:

http://www.vulcanrealestate.com/stewards…
Posted by Lori Mason Curran on March 13, 2013 at 4:45 PM · Report this
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Vulcan is proud to promote the art it has commissioned in the South Lake Union neighborhood as well as the artists that have created these exceptional pieces. You can find the location of each artwork and a decription in the following brochure which is available publicallly on our website:

http://www.vulcanrealestate.com/assets/p…
Posted by Lori Mason Curran on March 13, 2013 at 4:54 PM · Report this
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@6/7

"Not your average neighborhood. Not your average developer." is kind of a dumb line when you realize SLU and Vulcan are more or less the poster children for average neighborhood and developer in Seattle.
Posted by Bongo8789 on March 13, 2013 at 5:26 PM · Report this
Ryan in the sky 9
No, it's true that they aren't your average developer. They are much worse than average. Most developers don't take over and destroy an entire neighborhood.
Posted by Ryan in the sky on March 13, 2013 at 5:53 PM · Report this
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safe & generally unremarkable. most people will not be bothered by this. I assume that was the intent?

The Gama-Go style bird to the right is cute... but why is the hammer taking the city away?
Posted by zimbo on March 13, 2013 at 5:54 PM · Report this
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I like it, and want to go see it.
Posted by Hanoumatoi on March 13, 2013 at 7:30 PM · Report this
TVDinner 12
Did the artist slip in a Sandinista flag there?
Posted by TVDinner http:// on March 13, 2013 at 7:50 PM · Report this
Pridge Wessea 13
@9 - I find it funny that replacing empty, delapitated low density buildings is considered "destroying" a neighborhood.
Posted by Pridge Wessea on March 13, 2013 at 8:25 PM · Report this
Free Lunch 14
I wonder how long before PosterGIANT papers it over.
Posted by Free Lunch on March 13, 2013 at 8:34 PM · Report this
Ryan in the sky 15
@13 then you'd find South Lake Union hilarious.
Posted by Ryan in the sky on March 13, 2013 at 9:56 PM · Report this
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I think the fact that Vulcan can put their money into a piece of public/private art titled "The Keys to the City" is both apt and appalling.

PS - @13 - do us both a favor and please stay the fuck out of Georgetown. Thanks!

Posted by Mr. X on March 13, 2013 at 10:42 PM · Report this

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