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Mouse Path and New Work

I came across mouse path The lines are movement, and the dots are periods of inactivity. (The bigger the dot, the longer the rest.)

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New Show at Naked Winery

Naked Winery Show

Benjamin Blak

While walking in my neighborhood I noticed a store I had been meaning to go into.

Video that makes you want to work out!

From the outside it looked like a stylish men’s underwear shop.  The video display in the front of the store makes you want to work out.   I’ve never been so interested in men’s underwear.  Great designs, wonderful sales and a very nice customer service.     Although mostly underwear for men, they have a small amount of woman’s swimwear.  They have belts and really cool leather cuffs! Check out some pictures of the sale, belts, cuffs, and the decor.

New Artwork Ecotone Series

This is a series I have been working on for  about a year called “Ecotone”.  This piece “Docked and Overboard” Is the third in that series. "Docked and Overboard" An ecotone is transition area between two different plant communities, such as forest and grassland. It has some of the characteristics of each bordering community and often contains species not found in the overlapping communities. The idea of the series is to take the idea of an ecotone as a representation of life.

Artist I’m Inspired By-Gwendolyn Kraehenfuss

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Gwendolyn Kraehenfuss please email me I tried from your site but couldn’t get through.  I’d love to know more about your work.

Seattle Glass Exhibit

On a recent trip to Seattle I noticed the  art in my hotel.  It was a very quick trip and I didn’t have a chance to visit any of the  galleries in the city.  I was pleasantly surprised by the wonderful glass collection in the hotel.

Full Shot Floral Forms

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Excerpt from Art Guide NW-The collections at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel at Sixth and Pike and the U.S. Bank Centre at Fifth and Pike, are almost entirely on view to the public and add an accessible, enjoyable dimension to visitors and locals alike. Both collections concentrate on local and national artists. Margery Aronson, former junior council administrator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and a Seattle resident since 1976, assembled the collections. They offer a fascinating contrast in corporate collecting philosophies united by quality and taste. The $96 million building had roughly 1% of its construction budget allocated for art that included the commissioning of, among other things, eighteen artists and photographers to create lithographs and photographs for the guest rooms.Thirteen years after the gala black tie opening , the Sheraton

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collection is still largely intact even though the lobby, rooms, and public spaces have all been renovated and redecorated.

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The Larry Kirkland lobby ceiling fiber installation is gone but nearby, a Jeffrey Bishop painting, two Robert Sperry ceramic murals, a Paul Horiuchi collage, a folding screen by Norie Sato, and stone sculpture by James W. Washington, Jr. look better than ever. Upon entering the registration area off Sixth Avenue, visitors are greeted by one of Dale Chihuly’s most stunning installations, Floral Forms (1986).