[portfolio_slideshow] Angels often come to come to mind around Christmas, so it seems fitting that Amy Caron’s “Angel Series” is currently on display at Frida Bistro. The playful pieces are suspended cheerfully from the ceiling and add to the atmosphere of Jorge Fierro’s restaurant. “Aesthetically, I think […]
In his new work, interlocking lines of colored metal, with no other compositional elements, Roland Thompson has gone to the core of his aims and has created pure objects.
photos by Kelly Green To walk through the front door of Susan Kirby’s house |1-2| is to see an intimate portrait of Kirby herself: every wall is covered with paintings she’s created, small to large, and each one tells a piece of her story. One of these works, a 7’ […]
What is exceptional about “Global Artists Living Locally,” an exhibit sponsored by the Utah Refugee Coalition now up in the atrium of Salt Lake’s Main Library, is that it does nothing to stigmatize the nature of the refugees it showcases – rather, it casts each artist in the […]
The group exhibition at Nox Contemporary provides perfect holiday fare: small works that make a large impact. The show’s title, The Herb & Dorothy Show, reflects the far-reaching impact of Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a New York City couple who collected art over their lifetime together, amassing […]
At Kayo in November, two eternal, contrary trends in art occupy opposing walls in what has become Shilo Jackson’s signature exhibition style. On one side, Ryan Harrington’s exquisitely crafted assemblages exemplify the Contemporary mode: each broadside makes a philosophical statement: here they comment on the universal, counterintuitive resort […]
by Dale Thompson With galleries all over town exhibiting group shows full of small works for tonight’s Gallery Stroll, it will be hard to determine what to go see. There’s just so much work out there. One piece you won’t want to miss, though, is Nathan Florence’s “Gravitas” at Slusser […]
by Dale Thompson Our lives are fraught with the constant tension of our relationship to technology. Some days, when there are urgent calls to be made, it’s a blessing to have your cell phone nearby. Other times the phone invades moments where silence is critical to getting work […]
Tobias Bernstrup, Body 5 Arrives, 2012. Courtesy ADN Galeria, Madrid. When they make me president, I’m going to ban all group shows. – Dave Hickey Recently, two of Utah’s best-known art centers underwent major changes. One lost its home, the other changed its name. Through the turmoil, both […]
Painted, the artist says, during a period of immense trial and emotional pain, “A Lucky Life” is a surprisingly bright painting. In the bottom left, the bulbous and cuddly figure of a bear plays a game with a lovable cub, the frolicking figures enshrouded in patters of brilliant […]
by Emily Lyver-Harris Housed in a small room in the Modern and Contemporary gallery of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, salt 6: Emre Hüner plays an unlikely interlocutor to the immense retrospective, Nancy Holt: Sightlines, installed just one floor beneath it. If one of the central threads of Sightlines is to examine […]
Scott Blaser, a Utah native now living in London, will bring his paintings and prints back to his home state for an exhibition at Patrick Moore Gallery, November 10 -30.