Visual Arts

New Burke Museum will have a striking and symbolic work of art

John Murphy, front, with On Sight Access, reaches for one of 16 acrylic pieces to be installed on the 46 by 60-foot mural in the new Burke Museum.  The panel is by 
RYAN! Feddersen (CQ first name all caps with !) of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation (Okanogan / Arrow Lakes).  It has 294 vinyl pieces applied to it in a cascade of symbolic figures transforming into one another representing connections between nature, culture and our experience as a society.  The mural is titled “Synecdoche.”  In the background working is Billy Silva.  The new Burke opens to the public in mid-October.

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Tuesday August 13, 2019

Workers (mainly) with On Site Access install a 3-story-high mural in the new Burke Museum, set to open in October.

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