These days most words and images are thrown around as ones and zeros on a computer screen. That’s how publish our magazine. But some people still take them time to make the physical objects we know of as books. The people at the Marriott Library’s Book Arts program […]
Consider this: The Constitution of the United States specifically reserves for the Federal Government the ability to protect copyright. The right to bear arms, the rights of freedom of speech and religion, the right to a trial by jury, to due process and the protection from unreasonable search […]
In this video interview University of Utah professor Al Denyer discusses her new body of work inspired by the Arctic.
A profile of Phoenix Ostermann, who, as Reclaimed Sentiment, is exhibiting a collection of collages inspired by “mid-century” illustrations at Nox Contemporary.
In our monthly On The Spot feature we ask someone from the community some art-related questions about their life. This month we asked Salt Lake artist Jared Clark, who is the recipient this year of one of the Utah Arts Council’s annual $10,000 Art Fellowships. In one of […]
Last month the Salt Lake Art Center (now the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art) opened an exhibition of works by California artist Kim Schoenstadt, recipient of the first Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting. The $15,000 biennial prize was instituted by the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation […]
Local artist Kory Fluckiger starts a new company to develop children’s books for the iPad.
A review of Dave Hall and John Collins’ exhibit of landscapes, now up at Williams Fine Art.
Kim Schoenstadt’s paintings are sometimes on paper or canvas, but more often than not they are painted directly on the walls of a gallery — and the floor and ceiling. She is the recipient of the first-ever Catherine Doctorow Prize in Contemporary Painting. In this video clip, Schoenstadt […]
Recognition makes some artists want to go big. Al Denyer has gone microscopic. For her current installation at The Leonardo she has put one of her works on the surface of a microchip.
In our November 2011 edition of 15 Bytes Tom Alder took a look at the mystery of Florence Truelson, an eccentric Utah artist of the first half of the twentieth century. As Tom reported, the builder of a unique house on the west side of town – known […]
Wayne Kimball’s current exhibit at the Covey Center for the Arts, Things Put Together By Hand Without Instructions In A Basement, is a realm of broken and ruined antiquity, birds, timepieces, and fragmented body parts. The viewer, left equally without instruction, is invited to piece it altogether, a […]