Navigate left
Back to Shawn Huckins | Athenaeum (I Can't Pretend That This Is Poetry) at Foster/White Gallery

About

Statement

This October, Foster/White is thrilled to welcome new work by Shawn Huckins. In his Seattle debut, Huckins questions the evolution of culture by juxtaposing early American paintings with a 21st century lexicon derived from social media and texting acronyms.

Press Release

This October, Foster/White is thrilled to welcome new work by Shawn Huckins. Huckins' Seattle debut will feature paintings from his most notable series to date, The American Revolution Revolution and The American __tier, both of which ask the viewer to question the evolution of culture by juxtaposing early American paintings with a 21st century lexicon derived from social media and texting …

This October, Foster/White is thrilled to welcome new work by Shawn Huckins. Huckins' Seattle debut will feature paintings from his most notable series to date, The American Revolution Revolution and The American __tier, both of which ask the viewer to question the evolution of culture by juxtaposing early American paintings with a 21st century lexicon derived from social media and texting acronyms.

In The American Revolution Revolution, Huckins meticulously handpaints 18th century portraits, copying work by iconic artists like John Singleton Copley and Gilbert Stuart. By layering the …

Gallery

Location

220 3rd Ave S #100
Seattle, WA, US
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Saturday, 10am–6pm