UTAH'S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001
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Mixed Media
Gedion Nyanhongo and other MiXeD MeDiA

Gedion Nyanhongo and other MiXeD MeDiA

Recent articles on Utah’s art world 8/19 BYU unveils donated painting ‘Treasures of Knowledge’ by artist Greg Olsen http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865634907/BYU-unveils-donated-painting-Treasures-of-Knowledge-by-artist-Greg-Olsen.html?pg=all 8/20 Two ‘art detectives’ solve an LDS Church history art mystery http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865634968/Church-art-mystery.html 8/21 Gedion Nyanhongo listens as he frees images from the rock http://www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_28681793/gedion-nyanhongo-listens-as-he-frees-images-from-the-rock 8/21 Perfect Date: Modern twist with ‘Parables” at the Springville Museum of...

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Disappearing Art and Other Recent News Articles

Disappearing Art and Other Recent News Articles

The good side: as these three stories demonstrate, the general public is not completely indifferent to art. The bad side: it seems people only really care about art when they don’t like it. Utah Joe Hill labor mural anonymously repainted with American flag http://www.sltrib.com/home/2757635-155/sign-of-the-times-that-joe West Jordan orders controversial mural covered up http://www.ksl.com/?sid=35624082&nid=148&title=west-jordan-orders-controversial-mural-covered-up&s_cid=queue-19 BYU student’s portrayal...

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Kimball Goes Back to the Drawing Board, and other Mixed Media

Kimball Goes Back to the Drawing Board, and other Mixed Media

Once again, Park City’s Kimball Art Center has had to send their BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) architects back to the drawing board for their 10 million dollar renovation project. The original design, first revealed in early 2012 (see our article here), caused some issues with locals, who took exception to, among other things, its height....

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Finding Vivian Maier and other MiXeD MeDiA

Finding Vivian Maier and other MiXeD MeDiA

  In a time when we are obsessed with every moment of our lives being documented in pixels and almost instantaneously shared with the world, a woman who spent years taking thousands of images, leaving scores of them unprocessed, and hiding the prints she did create from the world, seems either obscene or saintly.  She’s...

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Ruby Chacon Interview & Other Mixed Media

Ruby Chacon Interview & Other Mixed Media

Today, the Salt Lake Tribune reported on the unveiling of “Faces and Voices of Chicano/Latino Leaders,” a new website that features students’ video interviews and photographs of Latino leaders in the local community. One of them is our very own Ruby Chacon, one of Utah’s 15 Most Influential Artists. Read the article at: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57697949-78/latino-leaders-lake-salt.html.csp ADDITIONAL...

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Stephanie Leitch's Untitled Apogee & Other Mixed Media

Stephanie Leitch’s Untitled Apogee & Other Mixed Media

In the recent issue of City Weekly, Brian Staker reviews Stephanie Leitch’s Untitled Apogee, which opened at UMOCA on Friday. Artworks tend to include the imprint of the personality and social development of the artist, on some level or another. For installation artist Stephanie Leitch’s new work “Untitled Apogee” at the Utah Museum of Contemporary...

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Final Light review and other mixed media

Final Light review and other mixed media

Last week The Tribune published Ellen Fagg Weist’s article on the Doug Snow “Final Light” book, published earlier this year. The article examines the group of friends and admirers that put the book together, the “healthy ego” of the artist that asked for it, and the vibrant art that inspired it. 11/16 New book explores...

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SLC Artists & Other Mixed Media

SLC Artists & Other Mixed Media

During the Utah Arts Festival Fernando Lara visited artists to ask them what it meant to be a “Salt Lake City artist.” His video piece was published this week in Salt Lake Magazine, and features the artists from our recent colLABorART project at The Leonardo. OTHER MIXED MEDIA 6/14 Icon exhibit highlights Russian Orthodoxy  http://www.thespectrum.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013306140009...

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New Warnock Artist & Other News

New Warnock Artist & Other News

The University of Utah Department of Art & Art History has announced that J. Morgan Puett will be the 2014 artist-in-residence for the Marva and John Warnock Endowed Visiting Artist Residency Program. Her work has been critically acclaimed in the New York Times, Art in America, Art Forum, London Telegraph and Kuntsforum International.  She will...

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Margaret Hunt Leaving for Colorado and other Mixed Media

Margaret Hunt Leaving for Colorado and other Mixed Media

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade announced Tuesday that Margaret Hunt, director of Utah’s Arts & Museums for the past eight years, has been selected as the new director of its division of Colorado Creative Industries. Hunt was appointed to Utah’s Arts & Museums, a division of the Department of Heritage and...

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Some Love From The Trib — 35x35

Some Love From The Trib — 35×35

Kathy Adams from the Trib was nice enough to do an article on our 35 x 35 show opening tonight. Kathy Adams? That’s right, she usually writes on dance.  But since we’ve got Ashley’s Anderson’s performance piece going on downstairs (a couple of times during the opening) I guess it’s more than appropriate that a...

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Mummies, LEGOs, American Indians and more MIXED MEDIA

Mummies, LEGOs, American Indians and more MIXED MEDIA

A traveling exhibit of mummies from around the world takes over The Leonardo, the UMFA mounts an exhibit of works depicting the American Indian and LEGOs are the building blocks for sculptures at the Kimball Art Center.

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