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Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

A Captivating Curse: Elisabeth Bunker Explores Dirt, Inversions and Beauty at DRAW, Inc.

  The conundrum: dirt is bad; dirt is sometimes beautifully dramatic. Dirt and dust make sunset beautiful, many-veiled: that’s the magic particulate richness of dust. We’re alive due to excess, things leftover: cast-off matter forms planets; stars are globbed accumulations of recycled matter. We are of dust/dirt, as […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

China in Utah: Modern and Contemporary Art from the People’s Republic of China at the UMFA and the UCCC

Ties between Utah and China run deep: from the contributions of Chinese laborers that helped complete the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 to former Gov. Jon Huntsman’s appointment as U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China from 2009-2011, residents of this quintessentially Western state have access to numerous […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Pure Thought Is Magically Made Visible in Guy Dill’s Seven Sculptures at Julie Nester

“The artist Guy Dill has carved out a unique niche for himself on the borderline between abstract and figurative sculpture.” That’s the metaphor that first comes to mind, but the thing is, it doesn’t really work, because he doesn’t carve. They’re assembled in that distinctly American geometric style, […]