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5:35 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

New Seattle Art Museum Installation Mirrors The City

Artist Rendering, Seattle Art Museum's Mirror installation
Credit Courtesy/Doug Aitken Workshop

When Seattle Art Museum opened its expanded downtown building in 2007, some people thought the main entrance on First Avenue was a little undistinguished.

One of those people was the late arts patron Bagley Wright. His wife, Virginia, says he thought the museum entrance needed to be marked in a dramatic way. "Because it looked like the entrance to an office building," she recalls.

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