Dia Art Foundation recently named two local organizations as stewards of the Spiral Jetty: Utah Museum of Fine Arts and the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College. What does this mean for Robert Smithson’s famous work? Find out at “The Future of Spiral Jetty: Community and Collaboration […]
On yesterday’s Radio West, Doug Fabrizio interviewed musicologist Jeremy Grimshaw, author of a new book on LaMonte Young, a local boy who became pioneer in the Minimalist music movement, influencing scores of artists and musicians while remaining relatively unkown to the general public. You can listen to the […]
Website Workshop, Defining the Leonardo, and working on Salt Lake’s cultural core.
Heading to downtown Salt Lake for Friday’s Gallery Stroll, we snapped this shot of Uof U Architecture graduate Daniel Lyman installing Sway’d (look close, he’s there), his temporary installation that will occupy the space next to the Capitol Theatre until Ballet West’s new dance center is built. Lyman’s […]
It struck us as odd the first time we saw 15 Bytes used as a reference source (in a Master’s Thesis we came across in the mid naughts); but it really shouldn’t have, since we’ve become the main source for information on Utah art. Now we see references […]
The Revolutionaries:Vanguards of the 1960’s, RDT’s symposium on artistic developments in the 60s, is tonight, September 28, at 7:00 pm in the Rose Wagner’s Black Box Theatre. Join scholars in discussing the revolutionary concepts and controversial art movements that expanded the frontiers of awareness, challenged the status quo, […]
Here’s a list of recent Mixed Media posts – articles on Utah’s visual arts that have appeared in other sources. You’ll know about most of these if you’ve already read this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, but these will give you another view. Library showcases artist’s big, bold […]
A painting by Utah artist Aaron Bushnell made it on to the cover of Southwest Art’s September 2011 edition. His “Carbon Monoxide Icicles” won first place in the magazine’s 21 under 31 feature. You may remember Bushnell from our 35 x 35 exhibit in 2009. You can watch […]
Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow, a documentary that explores Anselm Kiefer’s city of ruins and art in southern France, is now screening in select cities in the United States.
If you haven’t already seen it, be sure to pick up this week’s copy of In Utah, in which Daisy Blake’s cover article “How To Buy Art” provides advice from artists, gallerists and collectors on how to go about collecting art. Featured in the article are: Established Artist […]
Yesterday’s post mentioned the Kimball Art Center’s desire to gain public input for their Transformation Project. In nearby Coalville the Summit County Public Art Advisory Board has decided to make public input the deciding factor in a new public art sculpture. They have placed eight sculptures around town […]
A lot of our Mixed Media articles from the past week concern the Park City Arts Festival, a project of the Kimball Art Center (see below). One of the Kimball’s projects that hasn’t yet hit the headlines is their new Transformation Project, a building project announced last week. […]