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Seattle Art Museum Presents Alden Mason Exhibition

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) presents an exhibition of work by Alden Mason on view through October 16, 2011.

Billy, 1986, Alden Mason, American, b. 1919, acrylic on canvas, 61 x 51 in., Gift of The Persis Corporation, 2002.45, © Alden Mason

This installation takes a focused look at Alden Mason’s work in the SAM collection. The museum’s holdings span almost the entire career of this important Northwest artist, now in his ninety-first year. The installation explores Mason’s varied career and how he continually reinvented himself over the decades. Viewers will come away with a new understanding of Alden Mason’s importance and the continuing relevance of his painting. —Michael Darling, Former Jon & Mary Shirley Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art

This exhibition is organized by the Seattle Art Museum.

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