A review of three bodies of work by Salt Lake artist Cris Baczek, including motion-activated cyanotypes, large-scale proof sheets and found images from the archives of the UMFA.
A look at Alpine Art’s upcoming 24 x 24 exhibit, a group exhibition of photographs documenting the first twenty-four hours of 2012.
A review of Sundance’s new media exhibition New Frontier 12 at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.
In Fahimeh Amiri’s “Reaching for Liberty,” Darius the Great, ruler of the Achaemenid Empire, is seated on his throne in Persepolis, the center of Persian power. He is represented in monumental scale, in the abstracted two-dimensional side view profile of much of the art of the ancient Near East, rendered […]
by Geoff Wichert Context: from Friday, January 20 through Saturday, May 19, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly the Salt Lake Art Center) will be presenting New Frontier 12, an extension of the Sundance Film Festival. During this time visitors will experience the best efforts of today’s […]
by Dale Thompson In conversations local artist Chauncey Secrist conveys a thoughtful intensity that ranges from playful to philosophical. His latest exhibit at Guthrie Studios is a reflection of that. On display is 15 years worth of work but the show has remained untitled because he feels it’s […]
Ehren Clark speaks with Deborah Brinckerhoff about her upcoming exhibit at Salt Lake’s Phillips Gallery.
A review of Georgia and Rob Buchert’s sound installation at BYU’s Gallery 303.
[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”800″ album=”662″] Chicago artist Tony Fitzpatrick is the type of colorful character that is welcome fodder for arts writers. In an art world overrun with degree-toting professionals who nip and tuck their way into stable careers while dreaming of blue-chip status, Fitzpatrick is a larger-than-life figure […]
[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”500″ album=”663″] Karen Horne is an “artist’s artist” if there is such a thing. She has taken all the lessons we try to absorb in the classroom or workshops – like color theory, simplification, gesture drawing, value and form, and the lush handling of paint – […]
A review of Dave Hall and John Collins’ exhibit of landscapes, now up at Williams Fine Art.
“All of my work is essentially an effort to recreate the Mystery in material form,” Hankins says. “My HyperObjects Series is specifically an attempt to accrete a group of unique pieces whose qualities reflect the Mystery for me—multi-dimensional, embedded, arcane, enfolded, enigmatic, patinated, archaic, alchemical, sacred and emergent […]