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 […]
In Plain Site
With our In Plain Site byline we feature publicly viewable art, both official and street art, throughout the state of Utah.
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 […]
The creeks that flow into Salt Lake City have helped to shape the east bench neighborhoods, but just as important is the Wasatch Fault Line, which basically runs along 1300 East and is the reason there’s a steep drop off west of the thoroughfare. Few of the residents […]
Neil Haddock’s sinuous steel form was commissioned by the Boyer Company in 1983, and since then has added a bit of life to the courtyard of this otherwise mundane office building at 400 E. South Temple. Discover more art with our Art Lake City map In Plain SiteWith […]
Back in the September 2013 edition of 15 Bytes we featured a photo essay on the street art — public and private — of South Salt Lake. Because our office is in the city, we continue to get to know the area and discover new gems, including this pair of […]
Mural by Los Angeles artists El Mac and Retna on the side of the Guthrie Building. 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.
This mural is for the selfie generation. Designed by University of Utah professor Kim Martinez, and executed with the help of her students, this mural near 2700 South features quotations from a number of famous art works and the placement of painted footprints to suggest one take a photo of oneself in the […]
The decisions to place public art pieces at the six stations on the new TRAX line was far from an afterthought. In fact, it was just the latest iteration of a longstanding collaboration between Utah Transit Authority (UTA) and Salt Lake City’s Public Arts program, which is part […]
“May We Have Peace” by Allan Houser. Photo by Kelly Green, September 2012. 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.
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As we’ve talked up the launch of Art Lake City (look for the app in June) people have asked us, “What will it include?” “Will it be about public art projects?” “Or will it be about the street scenes?” Yes is our answer. If it’s in Salt Lake […]
The new Urban Gallery at Neighborhood House goes up this weekend, Friday September 23, and Saturday, September 24. Since 2008 the 337 Project has been transforming the garage doors at Salt Lake’s Neighborhood House into an Urban Gallery, featuring work by Utah’s street and fine artists. In previous […]
In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes our page 2 photo essay concentrated on the streets of Salt Lake City, featuring photographs by a number of 15 Bytes photographers looking at everything from official Olympic art, to graffiti walls and transformed trees. Here’s a closer look at one […]
Urban Masquerade was painted on the eastern wall of a Utah Division of Arts and Museums office building on 500 West in 2011. The mural’s genesis was “power figure” masks made by young Youth City kids in an art class. Kim Martinez translated the masks into a multi-faceted mural design and she […]
In this month’s photo essay photographer Kelly Green walks the streets of Salt Lake’s Liberty Wells Community to see what art is in plain site.
Because of our two features on public art in this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, we’ve been keeping our eyes out for art in the public eye . . . The Utah Museum of Fine Arts recently added a sculptural landmark to Salt Lake’s east bench when they […]
In Utah’s Dixie a unique piece of public art was recently installed by artist Edward Hlavka. “The Mustangs” features five equestrian statues that encircle the Snow Canyon Roundabout in Ivins, Utah. The five mustangs, one featuring a rider, are placed around the large rocks in the center of […]