MUSEUMS

recommended FRYE ART MUSEUM
Seattle contemporary art collectors Ben and Eileen Krohn are loaning nearly 50 pieces to the Frye for Swallow Harder, their first museum exhibition (see review). Through May 14. Architecture of Absence is the first North American retrospective for German photographer Candida Höfer. In spite of the show's title, her architectural interiors are packed with presence. Through April 16. 704 Terry Ave, 622-9250.

recommended HENRY ART GALLERY
Roy Lichtenstein: Prints 1956–97 is a sprawling survey of prints from some of the Pop art great's most important work. Also opening: Kelly Mark Thanks Everyone for Everything, a video exhibition in which the artist choreographs what she calls "the ballet of the ordinary." Through May 7. 15th Ave NE and NE 41st St, 543-2280.

OPENINGS

ART/NOT TERMINAL GALLERY
Mosaics by Serena Lander. Also up: illustrations from Chill & Spill, a collection responding to trauma and disaster after 9/11. Reception Sat March 4, 7–10 pm. Through April 2. 2045 Westlake Ave, 233-0680.

ART PATCH GALLERY
Bubblefroster is 10 drawings and panels by Sweatshop Inc. member Joseph Oguza. Reception Thurs March 2, 5–9 pm. 306 S Washington St, Suite 102, 388-2373.

CATHERINE PERSON GALLERY
Drake Deknatel, Paintings from 2003–2005 is work from the final years of the late Northwest artist's career. He died in November. Reception Thurs March 2, 6–8 pm. Through April 1. 319 Third Ave S, 726-1836.

CORRIDOR GALLERY
Surrealist Paintings by Donald Jones. Reception Thurs March 2, 5–9 pm. Through April 1. 306 S Washington St, 856-7037.

DAVIDSON CONTEMPORARY
Tram Bui continues turning buildings into vertiginous abstractions in new paintings, plus a group show including Samantha Scherer and Steven Miller. Reception Thurs March 2, 6–8 pm. Through April 1. 310 S Washington St, 624-7684.

FOSTER/WHITE GALLERY
Stills is new glass work by Carmen Lozar. The artist will give a slide lecture Sat March 4, 2–4 pm. Also opening: Jamie Evard's abstract flowers in Night Departs. Reception Thurs March 2, 6–8 pm. Through March 25. 123 S Jackson St, 622-2833.

FRANCINE SEDERS GALLERY
A clay-inspired group exhibition. Reception Sun March 5, 2–4 pm. Through April 2. 6701 Greenwood Ave N, 782-0355.

GALLERY 4CULTURE
Brian Lane makes large-scale color photographs that interpret and abstract the marks of graffiti. Reception Thurs March 2, 6–8 pm. Through March 31. 101 Prefontaine Pl S, 296-7580.

GROVER/THURSTON GALLERY
Simplicity is new paintings by Gary Nisbet. Through April 1. 309 Occidental Ave S, 223-0816.

INFOHAZARD
Marco Tulluck makes "dark surrealist" paintings. Reception Sat March 4, 6–9:30 pm. Through March 30. 1716 E Olive Way, 324-6630.

KOBO
Everything Is Also Spirit is a new installation by Tim Foss. Reception Sat March 4, 6–8 pm. Through March 30. 602–608 S Jackson St, 381-3000.

SMITH TOWER GALLERY
An exhibition by Roger Wheeler. Reception Sat March 4, 6–8 pm. 512 Second Ave, 666-9039.

SOIL ART GALLERY
Stunt n Growth is collaborative sculpture by Sean M. Johnson and Jason Wood. Also on display is Chris Engman's Transplant. Reception Thurs March 2, 6–10 pm. Through March 26. 112 Third Ave S, 264-8061.

SWEATSHOP INC.
C.H.U.D. (Carefully Hidden Underground Dandies) is a group show of interpretations on the theme of subterranean life. Reception Thurs March 2, 7 pm–midnight. Through March 23. 1202 E Pine St, Ste B, 388-2373.

WILLIAM TRAVER GALLERY
Tell the Truth is new paintings on glass by Portland-based artist Gregory Grenon. Also up: Paul Marioni's 12 Paintings/12 Sculptures. Reception Thurs March 2, 5–8 pm. Through April 2. 110 Union St #200, 587-6501.

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS

CENTER ON CONTEMPORARY ART
Shard, curated by Seattle poet David Francis, brings together contemporary poetry and visual art. Through March 12. 410 Dexter Ave N, 728-1980.

CONSOLIDATED WORKS
A slew of new works mark artistic director Corey Pearlstein's first efforts, including Accordions, a video installation by Gary Hill, Negativlandland by Negativland, Monika Proffitt's The River Project, Alan Hurley's mural-sized baroque wilderness scenes, and an agitprop installation by Bread and Puppet Theater. Through March 12. 500 Boren Ave N, 381-3218.

recommended CRAWL SPACE GALLERY
Non-Non-Referential Painting is a group show curated by Bradley Biancardi and Michelle Bolinger. Through March 12. 504 E Denny Way, #1, 322-5752.

GARDE RAIL GALLERY
Blocks features new paintings by Jennifer Harrison. Through April 1. 110 Third Ave S, 621-1055.

recommended GREG KUCERA GALLERY
Here are works on paper by two big names: Henri Matisse and Louise Bourgeois. Through April 1. 212 Third Ave S, 624-0770.

recommended JAMES HARRIS GALLERY
Recent Works on Paper is Keith Tilford's exhibition on flux, process, and multiplicity. Through April 1. 309A Third Ave S, 903-6220.

recommended PLATFORM GALLERY
Matt Sellars's sculptures in Diaphaneity draw inspiration from the lingering persistence and will of small community agriculture. Through March 25. 114 Third Ave S, 323-2808.

recommended WASHINGTON ENSEMBLE THEATRE
Final week. Chad Wentzel of Crawl Space displays his new, extravagantly titled, series of drawings, The Marvelous Views of Ice Pirates and Astronauts, during the run of Adam Brock's Swimming in the Shadows. Through March 6. 608 19th Ave E, 372-6221.

Support The Stranger

recommended WESTERN BRIDGE
Final week. In Crash. Pause. Rewind. 12 artists and groups look at "the disaster imagery generated by Hollywood and the news media alike as contemporary equivalents to the Romantic attraction to ruins." Through March 4. 3412 Fourth Ave S, 838-7444.

EVENTS

ZEITGEIST
Fifth Annual Shrinky Dink Art Auction benefits Northwest charities. Paul Pauper's Visogeometric Angelic Visitation is featured. Thurs March 2, silent auction begins at 7 pm. 171 S Jackson St, 583-0497.