Frye Art Museum’s Summer Exhibitions Celebrate Alaskan Art

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Eustace Paul Ziegler - "Canoe on Lake", 1909. -  Oil on glass. 21 x 44 1/16 in. - Frye Art Museum, 1983.002.08.

SEATTLE, WA.- The Frye Art Museum’s summer
exhibitions celebrate the tenure of former Frye Director Ida Kay
Greathouse, the
role that Alaska played in the history of the Museum, and the artwork of
Fred
Machetanz, who captured the rugged mountains and brilliant light of
Alaska. On
Arctic Ice: Fred Machetanz (June 12–September 6). Working in the
isolated
wilderness, Fred Machetanz (1908-2002) produced a body of artwork that
encompasses the rugged mountains and brilliant light of Alaska. On
Arctic Ice:
Fred Machetanz showcases a selection of stone lithographs produced by
Machetanz
between 1946 and 1980 that depict the flora, fauna, and people of
America’s
northernmost state.