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Farewell, 619 Building: Retrospective

Earlier this year, it was announced that the 619 Building — Pioneer Square’s First Thursday’s most exciting spot — would be closing and its artists forced to relocate. In celebration of this, the recent Art Walks at 619 have been out of control, with visitors spilling out of doorways, artists jovial and lively, and musical...Read...
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Ego! Solo Show! Flatcolor Gallery!

Seattle-based artist Ego is one of the most technically-proficient street artists the city has seen as of late.   Nonetheless, one might be able to argue that Ego has defined his style of dark, detailed renderings of skully things and creepers so well that one can kind of expect more or less what to see...Read...
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Free Sheep Foundation Fixes Up TUBS.

(Photo courtesy of SlightlyNorth on Flickr) If you’ve been to the U-District in Seattle lately, you’ve probably seen a building covered with all sorts of graffiti on the corner of Roosevelt Ave. and 50th Ave. This is the handiwork of Seattle’s art collective, The Free Sheep Foundation, and dozens of Seattle artists, including Kinoko, No...Read...
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Catch An Ego At Gems

I’ve had my eyes on Ego for a while, because he is, quite simply, one of the most talented street artists in the Seattle art scene. Images of skulls have certainly made a resurgence in the past couple years, but they are generally rendered for juveniles, mallrats, and those who find it hard to believe...Read...
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Upcoming Events: Blaine Fontana and Lucklusters!

Originally from the Pacific Northwest but now residing in Southern California, Blaine Fontana is the favorite of many skate-related brands. He has a couple books that have been printed by Upper Playground and, as the owner of one, I must say that they are wholly worth the money. In this case, Vans has brought Blaine...Read...
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First Thursday, Downtown Seattle, May 2008

After going to the THAW Fashion Show in Seattle’s SoDo district this evening and being slightly disappointed, I headed on over to Pioneer Square to the 619 Building. The ever fun 619 Building. CARRY5 SHOW First off, to the 5th floor to the Carry5 show, which took place in my buddy Jen’s space. Carry5 is...Read...