Art http://www.kplu.org en Video update: The making of two giant arachnids at Seattle Center http://www.kplu.org/post/video-update-making-two-giant-arachnids-seattle-center <p>Earlier this month, <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/how-two-60-foot-arachnids-came-life-seattle-roof">we wrote about the creation of two huge “daddy longlegs”</a> standing atop the roof of the Armory at the Seattle Center. The harvestmen, created by 3-D mural artist&nbsp;<a href="http://marlinpeterson.com/">Marlin Peterson</a>, cast long shadows and look pretty darn realistic (considering the widest span between leg tips is 100 feet).</p><p>Peterson has released a two-minute video showing the creation of the spiders from concept to paint:</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5vogtKL-Ps</p><p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:46:10 +0000 Jake Ellison 6527 at http://www.kplu.org Video update: The making of two giant arachnids at Seattle Center How two 60-foot arachnids came to life on a Seattle roof http://www.kplu.org/post/how-two-60-foot-arachnids-came-life-seattle-roof <p>Sure there was “ooh” and “aah” and “wow” from the top of the Space Needle on a sunny afternoon overlooking Seattle earlier this week, but then came “Oh my god!” and “What is that?” and “That’s amazing.”</p><p>The culprit?</p><p>Two 60-plus-foot “daddy longlegs” standing atop the roof of the Armory at the Seattle Center, casting long shadows and looking all the world like they could be real (if our universe allowed such things).</p><p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 19:08:55 +0000 Jake Ellison 6248 at http://www.kplu.org How two 60-foot arachnids came to life on a Seattle roof Getting creative with a very small space http://www.kplu.org/post/getting-creative-very-small-space <p>A tiny space with big ideas. This is the motto of the <a href="http://thetelephoneroom.blogspot.com/">Telephone Room</a> in Tacoma. It claims to be one of the smallest places in the world where artists display their work.</p><p> Mon, 07 May 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 4931 at http://www.kplu.org Getting creative with a very small space Was a homosexual life as public before WW2 as now? http://www.kplu.org/post/was-homosexual-life-public-ww2-now <p>Right now the Tacoma Art Museum is the only place on the West Coast where you can see the controversial exhibit, <a href="https://www.tacomaartmuseum.org/Page.aspx?nid=398"><em>Hide-Seek, Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.</em></a></p><p>The show covers nearly 150 years of art from the gay and lesbian perspective. It also&nbsp;explores the theory that the gay and straight worlds intermingled more freely before World War II.</p><p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 11:30:00 +0000 Jennifer Wing 4533 at http://www.kplu.org Was a homosexual life as public before WW2 as now? Seattle trees to be painted blue in enviro campaign http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-trees-be-painted-blue-enviro-campaign <p>A King County arts organization says 56 trees in Seattle and Kenmore will be painted blue starting April 2 in a temporary art project meant to make people aware of global deforestation.</p><p> Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:44:15 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 4511 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle trees to be painted blue in enviro campaign Things to do: Get out, literally, to the SAM's sculpture park http://www.kplu.org/post/things-do-get-out-literally-sams-sculpture-park <p>Go out and enjoy the summer sunshine at Olympic Sculpture Park&#39;s &quot;<a href="http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/getout/events_2011.asp">Get Out, Summer at SAM</a>&quot;. Starting this week until September 15, the Seattle Art Museum (SAM) will be hosting numerous events and activities. Fri, 08 Jul 2011 21:10:24 +0000 2041 at http://www.kplu.org Things to do: Get out, literally, to the SAM's sculpture park