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Utah Visual Arts articles published in 15 Bytes, arranged by category.

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Kramer vs. Controversy: A Profile of Writ & Vision Gallerist Brad Kramer

In 2016, gallerist Brad Kramer decided to display a painting by J. Kirk Richards depicting the biblical Eve as African. The ensuing controversy came from an unexpected source. Not from the prudish, objecting to the depiction of her naked breasts (Kramer’s gallery is in Provo and his audience […]

Current Edition | Exhibition Reviews | Featured | Film | Visual Arts

Isabel Rocamora’s Ecstatic Solitudes Blends Landscape, Gesture and Testimony

Depending on when you enter the gallery your hearing may be assaulted or soothed. The soundtrack for “Body of War,” one of two films by Isabel Rocamora now screening at Weber State University’s Shaw Gallery as part of the exhibit Ecstatic Solitudes, shifts between violent grunts, Gregorian chants […]

Current Edition | Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

The Old and the New: UMFA Reopens with a Reimagining of the Permanent Collection

Perhaps the only constant for venues that show art is change. Exhibits come and go, while curators faced with more objects to show than space to display them rotate often uncompromising objects through necessarily flexible, though usually bland and forgettable, spaces. Yet this approach has practical limits: permanent […]