Our Daily Sykes #267 – Performance Art in Volunteer Park

The few of Horace Syke's subjects that feature animals with fore thumbs who ordinarily stand on two legs, use language and have a special knack for self-deception are included in family pictures. There are a few parades as well - very few. The rest is landscapes and flowers. Here is an exception: a man in a dark blue suit performing for a smiling woman in a light blue suit. They are, I think, somewhere in Seattle's Volunteer park. If this hunch is correct then, it seems, that for some period at least in the 1940s one big part of the Seattle Art Museum's Fuller collection of Eastern Art was left outside. From memory the lay of the land here resembles that to the north of the band stand where a park road descends to the southwest. Click TWICE to enlarge

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