Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington
4100 15th Ave NE
Hours: wed fri sat & sun 11am-4pm thurs 11am-9pm
A museum of contemporary art and ideas, Henry Art Gallery offers access to an international roster of emerging and mid-career artists.
To Sep 10 Fun. No Fun. Kraft Duntz featuring Dawn Cerny, a commissioned work by Kraft Duntz, the Seattle-based artist/architect team of David Lipe, Matt Sellars, and Dan Webb, in collaboration with artist Dawn Cerny. The installation occupies the large open volume of the Henry's lower level gallery and investigates how space and memory mediate experience.
REPRESENTING: Chuck Close, Chris E. Vargas, Carrie Mae Weems, Summer Wheat, Kraft Duntz and Dawn Cerny
To Sep 17 Summer Wheat: Full Circle, featuring large-scale abstract-figurative paintings that serve as both portals to imaginary worlds and as mirrors that reflect interior states of being.
To Oct 1 Doris Totten Chase: Changing Forms, the artist's first retrospective. Will include a selection of works created between 1956 and 2000 including paintings, drawings, sculptures, and videos.
To Oct 1 Jacob Lawrence: Eight Studies for the Book of Genesis, organized in celebration of the centennial of the birth of revered American artist and University of Washington professor Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000). The exhibition features a suite of silkscreen prints that tell the Genesis narrative of creation through the artist's recollected memories of time spent witnessing sermons in the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem.
To Oct 1 If You Don't They Will presents: no. NOT EVER., This summer, the Henry hosts no. NOT EVER, a project of If You Don’t They Will, a Seattle-based group that provides creative and concrete tools for countering white nationalism through a cultural lens. Within the installation in the Henry Test Site, the interview footage functions as a living archive to create a participatory toolbox and intergenerational bridge for organizers who are working to resist the white nationalist social movement.
To Oct 8 Brian Jungen: Untitled Drawings, featuring four related drawings by Brian Jungen (born 1970), a Canadian artist of Swiss and Dane-zaa Nation ancestry. These drawings create visual intersections between pop cultural representations of Native people, extreme sports, and gender tropes.