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Using black and white graphics to hint at hidden spirits, Sam Vernon's installation "How Ghosts Sleep: Seattle" has taken over the Olympic Sculpture Park's PACCAR Pavilion. Adapting images from textiles, masks, and her own drawings, Vernon immerses viewers into a nebulous world.

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SEATTLE, WA – Experience Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM) Olympic Sculpture Park’s PACCAR Pavilion as it becomes a canvas to artist Sam Vernon’s imagination. Using stark black and white graphics to hint at hidden worlds and mystical experiences Sam Vernon: How Ghosts Sleep (Seattle) creates a stunning immersive environment for visitors.

As a prelude to the upcoming exhibition Disguise: Masks and Global …

SEATTLE, WA – Experience Seattle Art Museum’s (SAM) Olympic Sculpture Park’s PACCAR Pavilion as it becomes a canvas to artist Sam Vernon’s imagination. Using stark black and white graphics to hint at hidden worlds and mystical experiences Sam Vernon: How Ghosts Sleep (Seattle) creates a stunning immersive environment for visitors.

As a prelude to the upcoming exhibition Disguise: Masks and Global African Art, which opens June 18 at the Seattle Art Museum, Vernon will also design the entryway for the exhibition at the downtown location, emphasizing the connection between the two facilities.

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Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Seattle , WA, US