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Ehren Clark

Ehren Clark studied art history at both the University of Utah and the University of Reading in the UK. For a decade he lived in Salt Lake City and worked as a professional writer until his untimely death in 2017.

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Meaning in Form: Paul Vincent Bernard and Sherman Bloom at the Main Library

The natural landscape may be the primary subject for Paul Vincent Bernard and Sherman Bloom’s exhibitions at the Gallery at Library Square, but their abstracted works transcend traditional representations of the genre to investigate essential meanings and structures. Bernard’s series of painted iconic forms, abstracted from geologic elements, […]

Book Reviews

Becoming Pablo O’Higgins: New book and UMFA exhibit shed light on one of Utah’s lesser known artistic sons

Becoming Pablo O’Higgins is a study of character that questions identity, integrity, authenticity and ultimately loyalty. This newly released biography by Susan Vogel, published to accompany the exhibit of O’Higgins’ work now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, gives us a compelling portrayal of Paul Higgins, a young […]