Marvel has been churning out movies since 2008 with the release of Iron Man. But, Black Panther made a huge splash last year as the third highest grossing film in North American cinematic history, dethroning Titanic. Not only did its success blow minds at the box office, but Black Panther has re-energized a cultural movement – AfroFuturism.Read More
What a sweet treat it is to showcase this beautiful series of Love Birds, by Mehdi Ghanbeigy. This is the perfect gift to give for your special someone on Valentine’s Day. This exhibit will be on display until end of March, so catch it while you can.
By Keith Imper, Mercer Island
The next artist in line to be featured at the Suzanne Zahr Gallery through the months of October and November is local painter Lucia Neagu (Nay-a-Goo). Ms. Neagu, a Mercer Islander, makes her residence in one of the condos behind New Seasons, which she states, “is convenient for a person my age.” However, the one problem with that statement is the 82 years-young artist hailing from Romania acts more like a 22-year-old as she bursts up her stairs with verve and vigor, making me think twice about my own health.Read More
The latest art premiere at SZ Gallery is TENACIOUS, a group show curated by Deborah Kapoor, showcasing 19 different contemporary women artists featuring interpretations of perseverance related to the feminine. Works encompass a range of materiality including painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, glass, fiber, cut paper, drawing, collage, embroidery, mixed media, bronze casting, and video installation.
The first artists’ reception on August 3rd from 5 – 8 pm will give viewers a chance to interact with the exhibit, the curator, and the artists in attendance.Read More