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Este Barrio No Se Vende: Mural as Activism in Salt Lake Westside Community

A new mural standing tall on the façade of the Furst Construction Company headquarters at 700 West and North Temple celebrates the resilience of the Salt Lake west-side community in its fight against gentrification. Created by first-generation Colombian American artist Jessica Sabogal, the mural features an image of […]

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Three Responses to an International Emergency: Part 2 — Rick Shaefer’s Refugee Trilogy

It’s not hard to see why, when BYU Museum of Art’s Curator of American Art Kenneth Hartvigsen and his staff set out to take the measure of artistic responses to the international refugee crisis, they wanted to include Connecticut artist Rick Shaefer’s spectacular narrative allegory, “Refugee Trilogy.” Inspired […]

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Three Responses to an International Emergency: Part 1 – Dana Gluckstein and the Plight of Indigenous Peoples

  Sometimes numbers provide the best grasp of world history, of its sporadic progress and its frequent failures to move ahead. For example, World War II caused an estimated 60 million deaths, which is thought to be the greatest loss of life due to a single cause in […]