Morris Graves Centenary Invitational Art Exhibition & Séance @ Rock/DeMent, the Corridor, and Angle Galleries, 306.S. Washington St., Seattle. Opening reception First Thursday, August 5 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM – Exhibition continues through August 28, 2010

July 15, 2010 – Seattle, WA. The Mystic Sons of Morris Graves, a chivalric order dedicated to furbelows and folderol, is commemorating the centenary of Graves’ birth with an invitational art exhibition and séance in August at the Tashiro Kaplan artists cooperative in Seattle’s Pioneer Square.

The art exhibition will feature dozens of homages to Northwest master painter Morris Graves by accomplished members and friends of Seattle Lodge No. 93. The show features work in all media from established and emerging artists including Chris Crites, Charles Krafft, Stephen Rock, Tony Bennet, Ries Niemi, George Condo, Kelly Lyles, Peter Santino, Matthew Barney, Stan Lee, David C, Kane, Susan Rothenberg, Eric Nelson, Mya Lin, Don Ed Hardy, John Ohanessian, Grace Slick, Matthew Kangas, Charlie Manson, Larry Reid, and countless others. Also included in the exhibition will be seldom-seen artworks and artifacts created by Morris Graves specifically for the Seattle Lodge.

The Morris Graves Centenary exhibition opens with a festive reception on First Thursday, August 5 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at 3 galleries in the Tashiro Kaplan compound: Rock/DeMent, the Corridor, and Angle Galleries at 306 S. Washington St.

Complete your mystic journey with visit The Henry Art Gallery to view some of Graves work in Vortexhibition Polyphonica Opus III and check out even more information on the exhibition website.

Graves, Morris U.S. (1910 - 2001) Unfinished C. 1937 - 1938 Oil on canvas 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm) stretcher bar size Works Projects Administration Art Program FA 38.1

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