Film has always been an exploration of technology, so it made sense when Sundance began a contemporary art exhibit as part of their annual festival four years ago that they would focus on technology-driven works. This year’s iteration of New Frontier, which was on display this past week in […]
Melissa Hempel works for museums. Especially interested in visitor experience, she completed degrees in Museum Studies and the History of Art and Visual Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area. A California native, Melissa is ready to explore the artistic community in Utah, and learn how to live in the snow. She currently works at UVU’s Woodbury Art Museum.
Jamie Wyeth Gluttony (Seven Deadly Sins), 2005 Combined mediums on hand-wove, toned paper mounted on archival board 34 1/2 x 24 1/4 inches Private collection Courtesy Adelson Galleries, New York Growing up in Southern California, my summers were spent at the beach, where the menacing call of its […]
NFOM: Sundance Art Scene In a world designed to escape personal realities for just a few hours at a time, the Sundance Film Festival hosts a collective exhibition of artists from around the world at its New Frontier on Main. Acting more like Sundance’s documentary competition, several of […]
Liu Xiaodong’s “Hotbed,” 2005 The Salt Lake Art Center invites you to sit and contemplate their current exhibition of contemporary Chinese art. In Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art four artists respond to the Three Gorges Dam project, a massive engineering feat that, while harnessing the Yangzi […]