A new year has many of thinking about possible resolutions and here at Tacoma Art Museum we have our own goals that we want to work towards in 2022. One … Continue reading Recent Acquisitions: Rodrigo Valenzuela, Margarita Cabrera, Enrique Chagoya
When I see Marvin Oliver’s Raven with Salmonberry it reminds me of the artist. Much like how Raven brought light to the world, Marvin carried with him histories and practices … Continue reading Recent Acquisitions – Marvin Oliver “Raven with Salmonberry”
In 2016 and 2017, many of you may recall the unjust actions and human rights violations taking place against Native American communities on American soil. The Dakota Access Pipeline project … Continue reading Recent Acquisitions – Zoë Urness “Raven Tells His Story in the Fog”
RYAN! Feddersen routinely pushes the boundaries of art with very conceptual, immersive, and interactive installations. The artist engages viewers with new ideas and concepts and ways of understanding the world … Continue reading Recent Acquisitions – RYAN! Feddersen’s “Coyote Restored in Starlight”
What do shopping lists, menus, closets, and artworks have in common? Not much, but recently people think you can “curate” all these things. Curating is a buzzword that confuses some … Continue reading Thoughts on the Curatorial Voice
Have you ever seen someone skin a rabbit? I watched the artist Christine M. Babic remove the fur from a rabbit carcass as part of an art performance and it … Continue reading The Tail of the Tale: The Origin of The Naturalist & The Trickster: Audubon/RYAN!