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2001

Computerized Art: My Little Brother Could Do It

  Everyone likes their PC. And anyone who has purchased, inherited, or illegally copied a piece of imaging software has enjoyed experimenting with distorting, morphing, hazing or otherwise manipulating their photographs. What’s better then being able to take a photo of your older brother and make his nose swell like some pimple on steroids? Which...

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Anthony Siciliano's Layers of Memory

Anthony Siciliano’s Layers of Memory

  Anthony Siciliano’s evocative array of collage pieces now on display at the Atrium Gallery in Salt Lake City’s downtown library express the montage of images, both private and public, that float across the eyelids of our collective experience. The fascination of many of the works on display lies in the sense of voyeurism that...

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Utah 2001: The Abstracting Influence of Paper

Utah 2001: The Abstracting Influence of Paper

  Every year the Utah Arts Council sponsors a Statewide Competition/Exhibition. The themes of the exhibition rotate among Painting and Sculpture, Crafts and Photography, and Mixed Media and Works on Paper. This year, the Bountiful/Davis Art Center held the Mixed Media and Works on Paper exhibition. This particular theme tends to draw more experimental artists...

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Jeff Hein: Portrait of a Man as a Young Artist

Jeff Hein: Portrait of a Man as a Young Artist

  While brisk, autumn weather finally crept into Utah at the end of October, young Utah artist Jeff Hein allowed Artists of Utah to sneak into his Salt Lake City home and studio: The smell of linseed oil mixes with that of the Heins’ pet rabbit, which scurries through the home during our interview. In...

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Rockwood Art Studios in Sugarhouse

Rockwood Art Studios in Sugarhouse

Daryll Erdmann’s CHROMA GALLERYprovides the storefront for the Rockwood Art Studios in Sugarhouse. Located at 1064 East 2100 South, between the Bingham Gallery and the Maytag Store, the studios is home to over fifteen artists, Erdmann’s gallery, and Jill Davis’ frame shop. Almost all of the occupants have been in the studios since the beginning...

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A Postmodern Tossed Salad in the Atrium Gallery

  viva Derrida! all hail Barthes! and please pass the Foucault. A recent collaborative exhibition at the Salt Lake City Library’s Atrium Gallery (In and Out of HabitJuly 7 – August 18) provides me with the perfect opportunity to vent. To rant, really; to rant and rave, at least for a few lines, about what...

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Art for Hope

Art for Hope

A late summer heat was not enough to keep collectors and artists from meeting together in the Tuscany Restaurant garden for the third annual Art for Hope Silent Auction. About 200 charitable art lovers wandered through the Tuscany restaurant gardens August 26, 2001 admiring the work of close to 40 invited Utah artists. Easels and...

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Lichens on the Mind: Photographs by Craig Denton

Lichens on the Mind: Photographs by Craig Denton

During the month of September, Salt Lake City Public Library’s Atrium Gallery features the photographs of Craig Denton, professor of communications at the University of Utah. Twenty-five medium sized works are on display at the third-floor gallery of Salt Lake’s main library. The photograhs feature close-up views of lichen-strippled rocks. The rocks provide a cool-blue...

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A Note to Collectors

A NOTE TO COLLECTORS: A recent AP article in the Salt Lake Tribune (Aug. 12, 2001 EI) provides some interesting information on the value of collecting art. It highlights the development of the Mei/Moses Fine Art Index, an attempt to track the changing value of art since 1875. “Interestingly, the Mei/Moses Fine Art Index challenges...

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Helper Arts Festival

2001 HELPER ARTS FESTIVAL Organizers for the 2001 Helper Arts Festival, which took place August 18th and 19th, were extremely pleased with this year’s event. During the festival, the historic mining town of Helper, Utah in Carbon County hosted close to sixty booths, including forty-two artists. The festival had approximately 8,000 people attend, a large...

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Retro Furniture Changes Colors - Chroma Gallery

Retro Furniture Changes Colors – Chroma Gallery

Darryl Erdmann transforms his store for retro furniture into a gallery for contemporary art.

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