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SEATTLE ART FAIR SELECT VIP TOUR
EXCLUSIVE ART EXPERIENCE WITH OREGON COLLEGE OF ART AND CRAFT
Join OCAC President Denise Mullen for a special inside look at the 2018 Seattle Art Fair. Visit esteemed private collections open only to select VIP passholders, gain exclusive access to museum exhibitions, and tour the Fair with a noted curator/gallerist. Enjoy initimate luncheons and spend time with a congenial group of art enthusiasts and collectors. No art knowledge required! Hotel accommodations and travel to Seattle are not included in the cost of the tour.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 & FRIDAY, AUGUST 3, 2018
One-day experience: $350
Two-day experience: $625
- 10:00am - Special tour of Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, WA
- 11:00am - Tour of Greenstein Lab, a contemporary art exhibition space in a renovated industrial laser laboratory
- 12:00pm - Private luncheon
- 3:30pm - Select VIP Collector's Preview of the Seattle Art Fair with a special tour by OCAC President Denise Mullen
- 9:00am - Exclusive tour of the Brotman Collection
- 10:00am - Exclusive tour of the Grinstein Collection
- 12:00pm - Private luncheon
- 2:30pm - Curated tour of the Seattle Art Fair by Theo Downes-Le Guin, Upfor Gallery
The Greenstein Lab
The Greenstein Lab was launched in 2015 as a flexible space for exhibiting and promoting contemporary art. Previously an industrial laser laboratory, the building was renovated by renowned Seattle architect Tom Kundig to integrate industrial elements from the building’s history with flexible exhibition spaces that accommodate both large and small-scale artworks and installations.
Exhibitions at The Lab feature post-war modern and contemporary works of painting, photography, and sculpture from an international roster of artists with a special focus on the areas of American Minimalism (Judd, Flavin, Andre, McCracken), post-war German (Kiefer, Richter, Kippenberger and Baselitz), Korean Dansaekhwa (Lee Ufan, Ha Chong-Hyun, Park Seobo, Chung Chang-Sup, and Kwon Young-woo), and Gutai (Shiraga and Kusama). Currently, The Lab is also exhibiting several installations from influential but historically under-appreciated artists Mark Tobey, Norman Bluhm, and Nicholas Krushenick.
The Brotman Collection
The Brotman Collection begins with post-war New York School Abstract Expressionists and includes American, British, and European artists with a heavy emphasis on works by German artists, including Anselm Kiefer, Georg Baselitz, Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Martin Kippenberger, and Albert Oehlen. Also on view are commissioned outdoor sculptures by Richard Serra and Anish Kapoor and an indoor Skyspace by James Turrell.
The Grinstein Collection
The Grinstein Collection includes predominantly post-war American masters, with a concentration on works by New York School painter Philip Guston. Works by Antony Gormley, Anselm Kiefer, Brice Marden, and Gerhard Richter are also on view.
Founded by Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen, the Seattle Art Fair is a one-of-a-kind destination for the best in modern and contemporary art and a showcase of the vibrant arts community here in the Pacific Northwest. The fair brings together the region’s strong collector base; local, national, and international galleries; area museums and institutions; and an array of innovative public programming August 2-5 at the CenturyLink Field Event Center.
For more information on the Seattle Art Fair, visit http://seattleartfair.