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...