410 Dexter Ave, 728-1980.
DOMICILE: A SENSE OF PLACE
Art about how we live where we live. Through July 28.
HENRY ART GALLERY
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.
* TRISHA BROWN
Final week. "Dancer and choreographer Brown has made exhibiting her dances easier by collaborating with visual artists, and collecting compelling artifacts... the idea of collaboration--not just between people, but between art forms and between the past and the present--may very well be this exhibition's true subject." (Emily Hall) Through July 18.
* SANTIAGO CALATRAVA
This survey of major building projects by the Spanish-born architect and artist chosen to design the World Trade Center PATH Terminal, which will crown a network of passageways linking commuter trains, ferries, and subways, is another coup for the Henry. Opening reception Sat July 17. Calatrava will lecture at Kane Hall, University of Washington, Mon Nov 8, 7 pm. Through Nov 21.
* ALEX MORRISON
See Stranger Suggests, page 23. Opening reception Sat July 17, 6 pm. Morrison will lecture at Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Thurs July 15, 7 pm. Through Oct 10.
SEATTLE ART MUSEUM
100 University St, 654-3100.
WILLIAM KENTRIDGE, SHADOW PROCESSION
A video installation--of people hurriedly moving, fleeing, and making their ways home--that explores migration and menace. Through Oct 17.
MODERN IN AMERICA
An installation featuring selections of paintings and photographs from the museum's permanent collection, focusing on American modernists. Ongoing.
VAN GOGH TO MONDRIAN: MODERN ART FROM THE KRÖLLER-MÜLLER MUSEUM
Major works by major artists, courtesy of a Dutch collection. Through Sept 12.
THE VIEW FROM HERE: THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST 1870-1940
Paintings, photographs, prints, and examples of Native American art that depict Northwestern life from 1870 to 1940. Ongoing.
3412 Fourth Ave S, 838-7444.
"The demonic form of possession suggested by Shirin Neshat's luminous work creates a context for the exhibition, an aura that is as inspired as it is sinister, a kind of encouragement to let yourself be taken over by what you're seeing... in all the show has the urgency of someone pressing on you a thing particularly loved. " (Emily Hall) Through Oct 9.
CARLA GRAHN, KATE HUNT, JUAN ALFARO
This trio of sculptors uses nails, steel, and charred newspaper (and in Alfaro's case, video elements) to create strangely organic forms that comment on environments and reality. Opening reception Thurs July 15, 6-8 pm. Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-7684. Through Aug 21.
PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTER NORTHWEST GALLERY EXHIBITION
Lecture with Roy Flukinger at Seattle Art Museum, Fri July 16, 6:30 pm. Opening reception Fri July 16, 8-9:30 pm. Photographic Center Northwest, 900 12th Ave, 720-7222. Through Sept 5.
* EFRAIN ALMEIDA
Final week. The Brazilian sculptor makes forms, carved from wood, that are both traditional and biomorphic. James Harris Gallery, 309 A Third Ave S, 903-6220. Through July 17.
Representational oil paintings. Artists' Gallery of Seattle, 902 First Ave S, 340-0830. Through July 31.
* JOHN BUCK
Sculpture carved from wood, some with kinetic elements. Greg Kucera Gallery, 212 Third Ave S, 624-0770. Through July 31.
Cast-resin paintings on wood and mixed-media reliquaries that explore the natural world and transience. Frank and Dunya Gallery, 3418 Fremont Ave N, 547-6760. Through July 31.
DEIRDRE DAW, HIROSHI YAMANO, JAY MacDONELL
Ceramic and blown glass sculptures. William Traver Gallery, 110 Union St, second floor, 587-6501. Through Aug 1.
SCOTT FRISH, ALISON KATICA
Mixed-media work by printmaker Frish, and the liquid emulsion photography of Katica. Atelier 31 Gallery, 2500 First Ave, 448-5250. Through Aug 1.
MARCUS JOHNSON, R'YKANDAR KORRA'TI
Paintings by Johnson and assemblages by Korra'ti. Pitcairn Scott, 2207 Second Ave, 448-5380. Through July 31.
RAQUEL LAZAGA, BARBARA SCHOLEN
Final week. Harrison Street Gallery, 305 Harrison St, 443-1843. Through July 19.
* LAURA MacCARY
Odd woven surfaces (made of such castoff materials as audiotape and old yarn) that contain noise-making circuits. Illuminator2, Down Under in the Pike Place Market, 1501 Pike Place, #321, 778-7520. Through July 31.
Paintings, in a variety of styles, based on the artist's snapshots. 1506 Projects, 1506 E Olive Way, 329-5400. Through July 25.
* BILLY NAME
Thirty photographs by one of the Warhol Factory's many stars. Roq la Rue Gallery, 2316 Second Ave, 374-8977. Through Aug 1.
NATALIE NIBLACK, CHRISTOPHER VACANO
Niblack's paintings are influenced by the Italian late gothic and baroque painters and Vacano's work examines the role of advertising in our lives. Gallery 110, 110 S Washington St, 624-9336. Through July 24.
JYUNG MEE PARK
This site-specific installation consists of glacial rocks and pebbles placed around the gallery, exploring the concept of time. Suyama Space, 2324 Second Ave, 256-0809. Through Aug 27.
Stone sculptures by the Northwest native. Foster/White Gallery, 123 S Jackson St, 622-2833. Through July 25.
* SHE STOLE THE SHOW: AN EXHIBIT FOR MAE
Eleven artists show work about show business as part of Mae West Fest. Capitol Hill Arts Center, Lower Level Gallery, 1621 12th Ave, 21+, ID required. Through July 31.
* PERLA SITCOV
Photography of everyday household detritus--castoffs that look like they came from doll and craft stores--made into color-saturated minaturist nature scenes that are wholly unreal, a bit like a Teletubbies set minus the innocence. Gallery4Culture, Smith Tower, 506 Second Ave, Suite 200, 296-7580. Through July 30.
* CHAD STATES
Large-scale photographs that look like Gregory Crewdson on a shoestring budget, with equally fractured and intriguing narratives. Zeitgeist, 171 S Jackson St, 583-0497. Through Aug 4.
JO STEALY, JUNE KERSEG-HINSON
Works by two sculptors who use wood, wire, flax, paper, and acrylic. The Fountainhead Gallery, 625 W McGraw St, 285-4467. Through July 31.
JAMES P. SUMEY
Final week. Ceramic figures that seem to come out of a story of mythological proportions. Crawl Space Gallery, 504 E Denny Way, 322-5752. Through July 18.
SUMMER SALON EXHIBITION
A group show with more artists and styles than you can shake a stick at. Gordon Woodside/John Braseth Gallery, 1533 Ninth Ave, 622-7243. Through July 31.
Work by Gretchen Boeing, Mark Rediske, and Dale Lindman. Foster/White Gallery, 107 Park Lane, Kirkland, 425-822-2305. Through Aug 8.
URBAN DWELLERS (PART II)
Twenty artists examine urban life. Priceless Works Gallery, 619 N 35th St, #100, 349-9943. Through Aug 1.
Sculpture that examines the artist's political beliefs and traces her path from the California funk movement of the '60s and her Surrealist and feminist influences. Howard House, 604 Second Ave, 256-6399. Through Aug 7.
Lithographs and drypoints by the German painter, sculptor, and print artist. Davidson Galleries, 313 Occidental Ave S, 624-7684. Through July 31.