Doran Taylor is an interior designed firm formed in 1987, but for their headquarters in Sugar House they have paid as much attention to the design outside as inside. An abstract steel sculpture by Utah artist Cordell Taylor, perched on the grass just outside the parking lot, announces […]
In Plain Site
With our In Plain Site byline we feature publicly viewable art, both official and street art, throughout the state of Utah.
Completed by Chris Peterson in the spring of 2017, this 54-by-20-foot mural on the north wall of the Crank SLC bike shop, provides the biker’s view of Salt Lake City, including the city’s bikeways and prominent landmarks. You’ll also find graffiti tags further down the building’s wall. Discover […]
Manny’s, a casual bar located at the intersection of 1700 South and Main St. is home to a couple of different murals, a colorful geometric pattern that adorns a side building, and a large mural in the back, which at the time of our shooting, featured a cricket […]
The S-Line may not be transforming the city’s transportation habits — ridership on the slow trolley line remains sparse — but it has transformed the urban setting, creating a pedestrian and bike corridor along Salt Lake City’s south side. It has also created an art corridor, or at least […]
Depending on the light, this series of machine-cut metal images atop poles reach up to reflect the sun, or cast dark silhouettes against the sky. Designed by Wayne Chubin and Tim Gallagher, the work was created in 1997 for a park in one of Salt Lake City’s newest […]
Dan Gerhart’s 2003 sculpture, featuring a bronze sphere atop a stainless steel pole and named for the 6th-century Greek, rises up out of the cattails near the Pioneer Precinct police station. A lot is attributed to Pythagoras — in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, philosophy — but it […]
Squatters Pub in West-Downtown Salt Lake City is a mine for public murals!—designed and created by some of the most well-known local muralists. Trent Call painted the black-and-white brewery how-to mural which is sandwiched between Chuck Landvatter’s colorful hop-bearded micro-brew god, Mackinzie Donovan’s celebratory 25-year Squatters brand mural, and Mike Murdock’s “25 […]
Discover more art with our Art Lake City map In Plain SiteWith our In Plain Site byline we feature publicly viewable art, both official and street art, throughout the state of Utah.
“It is with the reading of books the same as with looking at pictures; one must, without doubt, without hesitations, with assurance, admire what is beautiful.” – Vincent van Gogh If you want good art, go to good bookshops. That is because art and language and knowledge are one […]
German-born sculptor Ursula Brodauf is best-known for her modernist works that deploy a keen sense of form and space. You’ll find her “Intensity” at the entrance to Salt Lake City’s Fire Station #11, tucked away along the east end of the Salt Lake City airport grounds. An image of […]
Mural by Chuck Landvatter celebrating Thelma McDonald, the original landlord of the homes that were bulldozed to make way for the new apartment complex. Corner of 600 West and North Temple. Discover more art with our Art Lake City map In Plain SiteWith our In Plain Site byline […]
Darl Thomas’ sculpture makes the invisible (the wind) visible as the sculpture slowly rotates with the breeze. It’s location at Fire Station #9, west of the Salt Lake International Airport, means it gets plenty of winds, and most days you’ll be able to see its slow rotation. Discover […]