Paul and I visited the spanking new Museum of History and Industry a couple of days before its grand opening and explored this Northwest treasure. Photos follow from both of us, in no particular order:
While searching The Seattle Times for something completely different, we came upon this revealing link between the principal cities we often blog about. This appeared first in the Times for Oct. 26, 1930. It can be read if you click it – probably twice. The sculpted illuminations of the page include a novelty that suggest that the art for it may have been arranged far away. Seattle’s skyline is flipped.
DON SCOTT IS or was one of the Seattle artists, with Rolon Bert Garner and Ken Leback, responsible for EQUALITY, a piece – or several pieces – of sculpture dedicated in 1996 in Sturgus Park at the north end of Beacon Hill in the early afternoon shadow of the Art Deco Marine Hospital, more recently home to an internet distribution company. I photographed this detail from the piece sometime soon after the ceremony.