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Geoff Wichert

Geoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. He writes about art to settle the arguments going on in his head.

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Three Responses to an International Emergency – Part 1: Dana Gluckstein and the Plight of Indegenous Peoples

Dana Gluckstein, “Tribal Man in Transition.” Kenya, 1985. Sometimes numbers provide the best grasp of world history, of its sporadic progress and its frequent failures to move ahead. For example, World War II caused an estimated 60 million deaths, which is thought to be the greatest loss of […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Reconstructing the Commonplace: Sarah Brown Roberts at Finch Lane

Sarah Bown Roberts recently graduated from BYU, but she’s starting out strong with Head Lands. Like Noah’s Ark, her 10 mixed-media collages, three oil paintings, and six digital photos each carry paired aesthetic animals. Thematically, the first pair divides them into “archeological excavations” and “restorations.” In this, they recall […]