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 | Visual Arts

From the Eyes of a Child: Brian McCarty’s WAR-TOYS at the Woodbury Museum of Art

No one is as greatly affected by the violence of war as children. The most vulnerable population, children absorb the physical, emotional and psychological traumas of war in unique ways. Brian McCarty’s exhibit WAR-TOYS: Israel, West Bank, and Gaza Strip, at the Woodbury Art Museum through March 16th, approaches […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

A Refreshing Inversion: Lane Twitchell returns to Utah with “eye-popping aides for critical reflection”

Utah in winter presents not an altogether pristine landscape if you ask a local meteorologist. As those who live here can attest, the Wasatch Front is no stranger to temperature inversions that trap colder, smoggy air beneath a warmer air layer. The resulting haze is not only unpleasant; […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

A Second Coming Neglected during her lifetime, Minerva Teichert’s illustrations for the Book of Mormon find a warm embrace from a new generation

Over the past decade, Minerva Teichert’s work has surged in popularity, receiving from the Mormon community the sort of enthusiastic embrace the artist dreamed about for much of her life — 40 years after her death, reproductions of her work can be found in meetinghouses belonging to The […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Figuratively Speaking: Russell Wrankle brings together an impressive roster of ceramic artists in Meyer Gallery’s Epics, Myths & Fables

Now on display in Park City, Epics, Myths and Fables transforms Meyer Gallery’s mezzanine into a vision of three-dimensional folklore fantasy. Forty ceramic sculptures emit the curious intellect and imagination of their creators, who range from mid-career to established artists from all over the country. Not only does the exhibition […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Nature Abhors a Vacuum, but Loves an Empty Shop Window: David Baddley and a pop-up experiment at the Gateway

Sometime in the 1980s, art world observers began to notice that artists were often among the first entrepreneurs to move into neighborhoods widely considered uninhabitable, where they would jump-start what soon became the gentrification process. It would have been in large, coastal American cities’ industrial and warehouse areas […]