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

Between Force and Fragility: Lydia Okumura and the gendered nuances of Minimalist sculpture

Between Force and Fragility Lydia Okumura and the gendered nuances of Minimalist sculpture by Scotti Hill When writing about sculpture, critics often use inadvertently masculine vernacular, expending such terms as “dominant” or “forceful” in describing a work’s construction and effect. While feminist scholars are right to point out […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Splitting Mind: Annie Poon explores bipolar disorder through her stop-action film Split House

Annie Poon’s short film The Split House depicts and reconciles her personal struggle with bipolar disorder. The title comes both from the separated emotional nature that Poon experienced in the treatment of her condition, and the location of Split, Croatia, where she served as a missionary for The Church of […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Threads on the Margins: Erin Coleman’s stains and stitches at The Gallery at Library Square

Long ago relegated to the domestic sphere, embroidery is often seen as a decidedly feminine form of labor. Which is why, taking a renewed interest in practices such as textile work and ceramics, feminist art sought to question society’s often demeaning classifications of such mediums as ”women’s work.“ […]

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 […]