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United Colors of Mollison: The World’s Playgrounds at BYU Museum of Art

In the late 1980s and 1990s, what has become known as “politically correct” became culturally ubiquitous. United Colors of Benetton, the Italian-based brand that embraced multiculturalism with its advertising campaigns featuring models from around the world, was at the forefront of this cultural movement, taking risks at a […]

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Beginning Acrylic: Susette Gertsch’s Tips and Techniques for learning to paint in acrylic

Susette Billedeaux Gertsch’s new book is both “how-to-do” the basics of painting with acrylics and how-not-to-be-tied-down to the realistic details in nature. It’s refreshing to find a “beginning” painting book that right away gives you permission to be painterly rather than a slave to realism and accurate drawing, […]

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Captured by SALT

Footage of SALT Contemporary Dance in Ihsan Rustem’s Voice of Reason.   SALT Contemporary Dance closed their 2016-2017 season with a collection of current works from local, national and international choreographers. This was my first time witnessing a SALT performance and I am so grateful I finally had […]

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Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards go to SUU, Noemi Veronica Hernandez-Balcazar, Murray City Cultural Arts and Emma Dugal

The Utah Division of Arts and Museums announced the recipients of the 2017 Governor’s Leadership in the Arts Awards at the Mountainwest Conference on the Arts this week. This year, the annual awards recognize the contributions of Southern Utah University (Organization), Noemi Veronica Hernandez-Balcazar (Education), Murray City Cultural […]