UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
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Visual Arts
Between Worlds: Bernard C. Meyers at Alice Gallery

Between Worlds: Bernard C. Meyers at Alice Gallery

“I love ambiguity,” Bernard Meyers says, and with that refreshingly unambiguous confession, highlights a principal characteristic of his photography. Ambiguity is what makes his photos—unlike the majority of images produced by today’s ever-more ubiquitous cameras—valid additions to our common visual language. Or in other words, works of art contemporary with the time of their making....

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Art In Your Home Brings Fine Art to People in Transitional Housing

Art In Your Home Brings Fine Art to People in Transitional Housing

by Sue Martin A recent art project points to the nature of art as the “intersection of many human needs,” to paraphrase a quote by contemporary artist Carl André. “Art in Your Home” provides a rare opportunity for people living in transitional housing to own an original work of art, bring art to populations often...

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Artist Profile: Earl Jones

Artist Profile: Earl Jones

In anticipation of his upcoming show at Phillips Gallery, Ann Poore talks with Earl Jones about art, life and revolution.

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Jason Manley at CUAC

Jason Manley at CUAC

Here lies the truth, and that is the secret of the reality of the forest that transcends all, even the forest itself.

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Weber State's Biennial Faculty Show

Weber State’s Biennial Faculty Show

Two things are soon apparent on entering the Shaw Gallery. The first is that, to paraphrase The Wizard of Oz, we’re not in Utah any more . . .

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Ron Russon at Utah Artist Hands

Ron Russon at Utah Artist Hands

Russon’s agrarian background and career in illustration can be seen in his paintings, which depict practical things like farmland and machinery, but with a highly developed sense of design that modulates various abstract elements. His paintings are also charged with a well-developed spiritual and metaphorical sensibility.  “For me, my story comes from the religious aspect,”...

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St. George's Split Rock Gallery

St. George’s Split Rock Gallery

This gallery is always in shift because if I weren't able to bring in elements and things I love and we love as a group, I'd be bored and our clients would be bored.

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At Home Or On the Move: Spike Ress's Studios

At Home Or On the Move: Spike Ress’s Studios

His "Art Spirit" van has been transformed into a mobile studio, the envy of many plein air painters throughout the state, who suffer under the rain or from the wind and cold while Ress is comfortably painting ensconced in his warm, dry environment.

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Being realistic about the future of painting: Joe Carter at Phillips Gallery

Being realistic about the future of painting: Joe Carter at Phillips Gallery

According to Wikipedia: The hippocampus (named after its resemblance to the seahorse, from the Greek hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning “sea monster”) is a major component of the brains of humans and other vertebrates. It belongs to the limbic system and plays important roles in the consolidation of information from short-term memory to long-term...

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When the portrait doesn’t look like you:  SELF_Created at Mestizo

When the portrait doesn’t look like you: SELF_Created at Mestizo

Picasso famously told Gertrude Stein, before embarking on what became one of the most famous portraits of the twentieth century, that she needed to understand that it would not look like her. Picasso taught the world a new way of seeing, though, and his pre-cubist portrait of Stein looks a lot more like her now...

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Ruth Ann Garner and Valerie Hollstein at One World Gifts

Ruth Ann Garner and Valerie Hollstein at One World Gifts

by Carol Fulton This month beautiful and inspired glass artwork is on exhibition at One World Gifts and Gallery in Sugarhouse. The two exhibiting artists came to this medium as adults with grown children and  neither had formal training in it. Ruth Ann Garner took art classes in high school, but her careers in technology...

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Artist Profile: Darryl Erdmann

Artist Profile: Darryl Erdmann

“I would much rather be drawing at my work bench and conceptually doing artwork and listening to music than probably anything on the planet,” says Darryl Erdmann, former drummer, sign-painter, furniture salesman, gallery owner. Above all, though, he is an artist, one with a full belt of tools to accomplish whatever visual concept presents itself....

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