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Alden Mason

Sat Nov 6 2010 – Sun Jul 17 2011

Seattle Art Museum

Third Floor Galleries

The museum’s holdings span almost the entire career of this important Northwest artist, now in his ninety-first year. The installation explores Mason’s varied career and how he continually reinvented himself over the decades. Viewers will come away with a new understanding of Alden Mason’s importance and the continuing relevance of his painting.

—Michael Darling, Former Jon & Mary Shirley Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art

Educational Resources
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Billy, 1986, Alden Mason, American, b. 1919, acrylic on canvas, 61 x 51 in., Gift of The Persis Corporation, 2002.45, © Alden Mason