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Field Notes

The Alt Art Scene: An Insider’s Guide, Part 1

Your primer on an art ecosystem evolving far beyond white-cube galleries.
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The Alt Art Scene: An Insider’s Guide, Part 2

Everything you need to know to navigate the world of alt-art galleries.
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The Art of Crafting Perception

Why I stopped making art and never looked back.
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Immersed in Magical Realism

On concocting an emotional experience in a post-Internet world.
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Space Is Where We Gather

Arts spaces are essential for bringing people together to organize and connect.
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Time for a Slow Art Movement?

Trends around the world emphasize slowing down, consuming less and investing locally. Visual arts could follow suit.
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The Tenderness Movement

A multimedia cohort of Seattle artists is forging emotional connection.
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What’s In It For You?

Can your life be improved by the company of art and artists? How?
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How Do We Turn Love Into Money?

Because community and enthusiasm alone do not pay the bills.

Evolve or Die

For galleries, survival depends on flexibility and a willingness to embrace dramatic cultural shifts.

Compatible Formatting

Sharon Arnold on why tech and art are not opposing forces, but supporting ones.

Just This, For Now

Being in the moment: Sharon Arnold on the rise of durational performance art and what it can teach us.