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Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Kimball’s “Freedom Would Be Mine” Exposes the Multi-Faceted Career of 1960s Feminist Artist Niki de Saint Phalle

Freedom Would Be Mine at the Kimball Art Center celebrates the career of feminist art heroine Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002), whose earliest sociopolitical artwork preceded the 1970s flourish of feminist artists. Because she was an initial outlier to the feminist art movement typically associated with names like […]

"Summer Picnic Relic" by Jason Lanegan
Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

What You See Isn’t Always What You Get; Sometimes, It Gets You Adam Larsen and Jason Lanegan at BDAC

In biology, circumstances—what scientists call “niches”—summon particular organisms into being. So it may have been inevitable that BYU and Snow College, two of the principal breeding grounds of Utah art, would each possess a teacher who is also a prolific artist, a keen student of local culture, a […]

"The Set" (detail) by Wren Ross.
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Omens, Butterflies and Lamb’s Wool: Three Women at Finch Lane Gallery

Sometime around 1970, feminist historians began to make all sorts of discoveries about the primacy of artistic and scientific discoveries during what has been called the Enlightenment. Among these was the realization that, just as artists often perform the difficult early stages of gentrification of urban areas, only […]

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Jennifer Rasmusson Takes Flight with New Abstracts at A Gallery

There is a neat taking-off trick here: two of Jennifer Rasmusson’s back-in-time representational paintings are here, separated from her New Abstracts now filling A Gallery’s white-on-white indoor sky-lit courtyard area. The pre-abstract “Collection of Blues” is eye-level; it’s very large; one bloom is the size of your head. […]