At the University of Washington: Travis Davis Smith and Andrew Dadson

The University of Washington runs the biggest art program in Seattle, and when I was out there last week, first-year MFA student Travis Davis Smith picked me up at the airport and took me to the MFA studios, which are housed in an old navy base. Smith is working on small-scale sculptures created by arranging … read more… “At the University of Washington: Travis Davis Smith and Andrew Dadson”

A few of Philip Guston’s letters to Varujan Boghosian

I’m interrupting my Seattle coverage to present some images of the excellent letters on display at Lori Bookstein through Saturday. For ten years, Guston and Boghosian exchanged handwritten letters that touched on everything from their financial difficulties, medical updates and family stories to progress reports  about their work, anxiety over upcoming exhibitions, elation over good … read more… “A few of Philip Guston’s letters to Varujan Boghosian”