David Ericson says each of the three artists in his current show, “paint what they see and paint what they experience.” Views of the West, up through May 17, provides ample representation from these three contemporary landscape artists — G. Russell Case, Michael Workman and George Handrahan — […]
Ehren Clark studied art history at both the University of Utah and the University of Reading in the UK. He is now a professional writer living in Salt Lake City.
Albert Fallick-Wang’s photographic work will be on exhibit this month at the SLC Photo Collective. For this exhibit, though, he hasn’t touched a camera. Using screenshots of Google Earth and Google Street Views, Fallick-Wang explores the way we see and perceive the world. Read Ehren Clark’s review in […]
In conjunction with their current exhibition Cinematic, the CUAC in Salt Lake City is presenting three free film series featuring work by local filmmakers. With an abundance of visual imagery, ranging from black and white animation to lushly colored poetic references, these short films by Also Sisters, Jan […]
Exciting, bold, adventurous and energetic color; rich, luscious, raw and sensuous texture; lucid, mannered and eclectic form; intricate exhaustive, varied and diminutive pattern — surely a cornucopia of formal painterly elements such as this is the result, at the nine o’clock hour, of an extensively attended Gallery Stroll. […]
[portfolio_slideshow slideheight=700] Between 1853 and 1870, under the direction of Napoleon III, Baron von Haussmann modernized a majority of inner-city Paris by transforming neglected neighborhoods into the tree-lined grand boulevards that characterize the city today. Although not on the scale of what would come to be known […]
Guided by basic color theory and an expert understanding of paint, Michael Bernard launches into a process of discovery, talking his way through what might happen in the forthcoming steps with prescient presence of mind. “I’m going to grab… I’m thinking by this I’m going to pull what’s […]
As minimal as the works are, one can find several levels of meaning and articulation working within Joe Ostraff’s sophisticated and nuanced canvases. They describe larger pictorial structures while at the same time addressing themselves intimately, thus speaking in variations to different aspects of a viewer’s receptivity. A […]
“When I look back as a child, I was always making big 3-dimentional projects, although I did not see it as art,” says Stephanie Leitch, a Salt Lake City artist preparing for an upcoming exhibit at Nox Contemporary. While studying for her art degree at the University of […]
The Alice Gallery this month opens Portrait as Narrative and Narrative as Portrait, an exhibit featuring three Utah artists, though visitors would be forgiven if they mistook it for the work of four. Exhibiting artist Rebecca Pletsch makes her impact felt in two distinct mediums, painterly oils and […]
Because kinetic sculptures are often seen in communal places — at Trax stations, in civic centers, parks, libraries — they too often assume associations of banality. Thankfully, the exhibit of small, intimate works by Cal Vestal now showing at the Dibble Gallery in Phillips, reconstruct the essential uniqueness […]
Ehren Clark takes a look at the work of Meri DeCaria, who is showing this month at The Town Club.
Layne Mecham keeps his eyes to the ground in a new show at Finch Lane Gallery.