Throughout history, success has often been linked in the popular imagination with unfair choices: Alexander the Great had to choose a brief life and undying fame or a long life in unending obscurity. Talented women have usually had to choose between art and family. In our era, the […]
Geoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. He writes about art to settle the arguments going on in his head.
Context: from Friday, January 20 through Saturday, May 19, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly the Salt Lake Art Center) will be presenting New Frontier 12, an extension of the Sundance Film Festival. During this time visitors will experience the best efforts of today’s video artists to […]
Geoff Wichert reviews Jorge Rojas’ exhibit of wax encased works now up at Mestizo Gallery.
Geoff Wichert takes a look at the incarnation of Jimmie’s at the Westgate Lofts.
Geoff Wichert previews Frank McEntire’s reliQUIERIES exhibit, up this month at Nox Contemporary.
For years Jim Williams has been turning every inch of his house into a work of art. For one week a portion of it comes into public view.
by Geoff Wichert The most exciting art event of the past month, the one that drew the largest, broadest, and most enthusiastic crowd of Utah art lovers—young and old, amateurs and pros, from those who can’t stop making art to those who just love to look—wasn’t the opening […]
In an exhibit at Salt Lake’s Rio Gallery thirty Utah artists say thank you.
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.