A Field guide to Seattle"s public art

with self-guided tours, essays, maps, project profiles, and a comprehensive directory
  • 212 Pages
  • 2.37 MB
  • English

Seattle Arts Commission, Distributed by Sasquatch Books , Seattle, WA
Public art -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Guide


Washington (State), Se

Statementedited by Diane Shamash and Steven Huss.
ContributionsShamash, Diane., Huss, Steven.
LC ClassificationsN8845.S43 F54 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1572404M
ISBN 100961744332
LC Control Number91067716

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A Field Guide To Seattle’s Public Art Douglas Wadden. An early leader in publically financed and collected art, Seattle documented many works throughout the city in this comprehensive page self-guided tour book.

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Get this from a library. A Field guide to Seattle's public art: with self-guided tours, essays, maps, project profiles, and a comprehensive directory. [Diane Shamash; Steven Huss; Seattle Arts Commission ();]. Seattle’s Public Art. Some of our most beloved public artworks include Jack Mackie’s “Dance Steps” along Broadway on Capitol Hill, Isamu Noguchi’s “Black Sun” in Volunteer Park, and Richard Beyer’s much-decorated “Waiting for the Interurban” sculpture in Fremont.

For over 40 years, the public art program has integrated artworks and the ideas of artists into a variety of public settings, advancing Seattle’s reputation as a cultural center for innovation and creativity. The percent-for-art ordinance specifies that one percent of eligible city capital improvement project funds be set aside for the commission, purchase and installation of.

Arts & Culture Seattle’s art scene is where you can discover the city’s cultured, fun, and playful personality. We have a reputation as one of the greatest arts cities in the world—after all, this is the home of music legends like Nirvana, Jimi Hendrix, and Pearl Jam.

Dancers, artists, musicians, and writers showcase their craft in new. Get this from a library. Art in Seattle's public places: an illustrated guide. [James M Rupp; Mary Randlett] -- Covers art in Seattle's neighborhoods, including the downtown, Pioneer Square, the University of Washington, Green Lake and north Seattle.

Includes sculpture, stained glass and. Your guide to public art in downtown Seattle Seattle MAP Public Art About this guide This map was originally produced in and updated in by the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.

Do not reproduce without permission. Artworks included in this guide are in the city of Seattle’s public art collection unless otherwise noted.

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At one point, he. Many of those people are artists, and Seattle public art is displayed proudly showing a rich civic orientation toward putting artistic work in public places. If you are walking around or sitting in a City or County municipal building, hallway, meeting room, or entryway there is an excellent chance you will see artwork by a Seattle, or Northwest.

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