Exhibition Reviews

Utah Exhibition Reviews published in 15 Bytes, Utah’s art magazine, including reviews of local Utah artists, regional artists, group exhibitions and traveling exhibits of national and international artists.

Exhibition Reviews | Featured | Visual Arts

Glimpsing the Wild in a Sea of Concrete: Megan Arné and Clara Koons at Finch Lane

Appreciating nature is becoming more complex. Each moment, our conception of the wild is tainted with the knowledge of dying species, sea turtles stabbed by straws, and the looming destruction of megastorms. It is difficult to go out into nature without encountering plastic on the roads, cardboard on […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Kathryn Wingard’s “A Loving Struggle” Explores the Push and Pull of Intimacy with the Inanimate

  In Viktor Shklovsky’s “Art as Technique,” the character of a horse, contemplating the relationship between humans and their private property, wonders at the oddity of a person’s need to claim an object as “mine” without regard to if that object presents any function or necessity for the […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez’s “Casta Paintings” Are Haunting Works About Hybrid Identity

In the darkened gallery they float like apparitions, life-size outlines of figures captured in poses that shift between submission and aggression, carved masks sprouting from their flattened surface suggesting fear, defiance, bafflement, awe. Nancy Friedemann-Sánchez’s Casta Paintings, currently on exhibit at the Street Gallery of the Utah Museum […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Shaw Gallery’s “Perspective in Printmaking” Will Change Your Ideas About the Form

An artistic process that’s been practiced for centuries, from Albrecht Dürer’s woodcuts to Andy Warhol’s silk-screens, printmaking is a dynamic art form with capabilities that extend far beyond its typical associations with wall posters or flattened reproductions. Contemporary printmaking surprisingly lends itself to a variety of processes, from […]