UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
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Architecture & Design
Jane's Home

Jane’s Home

It’s a South Temple mansion filled with ideas – as well as a major Utah art collection. A singular place founded on a single principle: that of the Golden Rule.

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Stone Timber and Steel: The Logic of Structure

Stone Timber and Steel: The Logic of Structure

Becoming proficient in a field can sometimes make life difficult. Like an artist who visits friends and relatives and must keep to herself how bad the paintings in the house are. Something similar happens to John Griswold when he sees houses built with structural elements wholly out of keeping with their purposes. Standing on the...

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Cal Nez: Design for the Diné

Cal Nez: Design for the Diné

As he gets ready for a new exhibit of paintings as well as the July 24th Intertribal Powwow, Cal Nez talks with Ann Poore about design, art and the bridging of cultures

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Utah Public Artwork One of Top 50 in Nation

Utah Public Artwork One of Top 50 in Nation

Susan Narduli’s “Land and Time,” a multi-media installation at the Natural History Museum of Utah, was selected by  The Americans for the Arts Public Art Network’s Year in Review as one of the top 50 public artworks in the United States for 2011. Narduli’s work begins outside with etched concrete sidewalks and continues just inside...

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Kimball Art Center Design Wins DesignArts Utah

Kimball Art Center Design Wins DesignArts Utah

Sparano + Mooney Architecture’s design proposal for the addition and renovation to the Kimball Art Center in Park City has been selected to receive the 2012 Juror’s Award for DesignArts Utah 2012. Juror David Revere McFadden from the Museum of Art & Design in New York City jurored this year’s annual statewide competition. Sparano +...

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Sustain the Granary

Sustain the Granary

The Sustain the Granary event in Salt Lake City is this Friday, June 15, 6 to 10 pm. There is plenty happening at this week’s Gallery Stroll in Salt Lake City, so it is with a touch of trepidation that we bring up a concurrent event . . . but seeing as we’ve already run...

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Salt Lake Modern's Tour of St. Mary's

Salt Lake Modern’s Tour of St. Mary’s

Being an informed local citizen means knowing your city: knowing its neighborhoods, its architecture, its natural and its human-made wonders. It makes living in the city a richer experience, and inspires one to become engaged in the public process of creating a city. That’s why this month we are encouraging our readers in the Salt...

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Raise the Granary

Raise the Granary

Nan Ellin takes us to Salt Lake's Granary District to find out why locals think the area needs to be raised rather than razed.

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Granite Furniture Tear-Down

Granite Furniture Tear-Down

The Granite Furniture building in Sugarhouse, empty for half a decade, is finally being transformed. We’re not sure what to make of the architectural renderings for what the new owners, Boulder Ventures, plan on doing with the space (“uninspired” comes to mind, but the image is small so we’ll have to withhold judgment for now),...

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Up and Down The Creek: Stephen Goldsmith on City Creek

Up and Down The Creek: Stephen Goldsmith on City Creek

City planner Stephen Goldsmith takes a look at the new City Creek project and worries "we are burying our heads about the importance of authenticity."

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From Mud to Mod Conference Looks at Architectural Preservation

From Mud to Mod Conference Looks at Architectural Preservation

In addition to the Historic Homes tour mentioned in yesterday’s post, Utah Heritage Foundation hosts its sixth annual Preservation Conference, From Mud to Mod, looking at preservation from the earliest of Utah’s structures through modern structures that make up our Landscape on May 3-5. Dr. Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Vice President of Historic Sites for the National...

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41st Annual Homes Tour on Millionaires Row - South Temple Street

41st Annual Homes Tour on Millionaires Row – South Temple Street

Utah Heritage Foundation will host the 41st Annual Homes Tour on Saturday, May 5, on Salt Lake’s Millionaires Row – South Temple Street. First envisioned in Joseph Smith’s Plat of the City of Zion, South Temple was meant to be the finest and most prominent avenue in Salt Lake City, as well as a model...

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