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Art as life: Cascadia’s new exhibit | Arts & Appetite


Last updated 1/27/2018 at Noon

Oscar Wilde said that "life imitates art far more than art imitates life."

Cascadia Art Museum’s new exhibit, “Northwest Design at Mid-Century,” presenting a variety of works and objects that define the Northwest aesthetic from 1948 to 1966, demonstrates the truth of that through a compelling variety of pieces, from paintings to furniture to jewelry and clothing to sculpture and pottery to textiles.

“The midcentury period, following the end of World War II, was a very important period for the United States,” Cascadia Board chairman Lindsey Echelbarger said. “As the eco...

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