In an exhibit at Salt Lake’s Rio Gallery thirty Utah artists say thank you.
Geoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. He writes about art to settle the arguments going on in his head.
A review of Eric Samuelsen’s Borderlands, the sold-out play now at Plan B Theatre.
If you follow our daily posts you might have noticed the Deseret News article cited in yesterday’s Mixed Media that considers two Salt Lake exhibitions under a common theme: inspiration. Because we save the good stuff for our monthly edition, the dailies and weeklies occasionally scoop us, at […]
A review of Jennifer Adams’ new book Y is for Yorick.
Geoff Wichert responds to the Tribune article on the Spiral Jetty and Epic Brewing mentioned in this week’s Mixed Media feature.
Mexico City artist Minerva Cuevas speaks at the UMFA on Wednesday.
Research for this month’s article on recent developments in Still Life painting took Geoff Wichert to St. George, where 21st century development around the Tabernacle impressed him as much as the painting he came to see.
Geoff Wichert examines the genre in the hands of Charles Becker, Vincent van Gogh and Brad Overton.
by Geoff Wichert Literary tastes lead to literary debates. Readers disagree about subjects and treatments, and one reader’s favorite book is the object of another’s scorn. It is ever thus, and should be; lively opinions make for better, more attentive reading. But what about entire genres? Even those […]
In our January edition of 15 Bytes we took a look at Lance Larsen, a 2009 Utah Book Award winner. For this week’s Sunday Reading installment, Geoff Wichert reviews another past winner, novelist Christine Allen-Yazzie. “You have to be careful. This one will write it all down.” The […]
Magnificent Days: Geoff Dyer makes Utah a habit On January 14, British author Geoff Dyer went public with the story of his obsession for vacationing in Utah. He did so in the Financial Times, a London newspaper read by people who live in the world’s most expensive city, […]
by Geoff Wichert Last year many Salt Lake residents, who are known for searching the news for local names and familiar faces, were delighted to see downtown bookstore stalwart Ken Sanders recognized as perhaps the nation’s leading enemy of antiquarian book thieves. In The Man Who Loved Books […]