A burnt out trailer is tagged with gang signs in the prairie of Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Gang violence and crime are on the rise throughout the reservation. On view in the exhibition Beautiful Dream: Photographs of the Pine Ridge Reservation, Photos by Matthew Williams, June 6 - September 3, 2013. Image courtesy of the Gallery.
“Betto” (groom) (detail), n.d. Hand colored photograph. Photograph attributed to Adolfo Farsari. From The Hall Collection of 19th Century Photographs of Japan. Courtesy of the Art Gallery of Alberta. Currently on view through June 9 in the exhibition KOSHASHIN: The Hall Collection of 19th Century Photographs of Japan. Image courtesy of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
Erin Shirreff, Lake, 2012. Color video still, silent Loop. On view in the solo exhibition Erin Shirreff: Pictures (April 19 - June 16, 2013) at the Contemporary Art Gallery. This will be the first presentation dedicated exclusively to the artist's film and video work. Image courtesy of the Gallery.
Boom Arts (Portland) and OntheBoards.tv (Seattle) in partnership with arts centers throughout the region will bring Teatro Línea de Sombra's beautiful, poignant, timely theatre work Amarillo, in a high-definition filmed version, to communities around the Pacific Northwest, April 17 – June 20, 2013. Amarillo has its first regional screening at the University of Oregon for the Cinema Pacific Film Festival, April 17. Image courtesy of Boom Arts.
The Visible City is a virtual exhibition and mobile tour that tracks the rise, fall, and revival of neon in Vancouver, shining a light on people whose lives played out under the neon signs. Their stories create a textured social history of Vancouver, illuminated by neon. Launched April 30, The Visible City mobile app provides walking tours of the city's most colorful neighborhoods and an augmented reality experience. The mobile app is available from both iTunes and Google Play. Image of Granville courtesy of the Museum.
Tomikichiro Tokuriki (Japanese, 1902-99), Mt. Fuji in Rain from Rice Fields, Color woodblock, From Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji, ca. 1950s, 10-3/8 x 15 inches. On view in the exhibition KAWASE HASUI: Four Shin-Hanga Masters, May 3 - June 1, 2013. Image courtesy of the Gallery.
Alfredo Arreguin, Double (detail), 2013, oil on canvas, 12" x 12". Currently on view in the exhibion of recent work by Alfredo Arreguin. Image courtesy of the Gallery.
Charles Decker House, Moscow, 1952 (McClure & Adkison Architects). The 25-year period between 1948 and 1973 saw an unrivaled burst of architectural creativity in Spokane—greater than that of anywhere else in the Pacific Northwest. Trained by Walter Gropius, schooled in Europe, wooed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and determined to push the design envelope, Spokane’s mid-century architects changed the face of the city. And their work continues to influence even today. Image courtesy of the Museum.