Over the past month, City Weekly has devoted two of its cover stories to exploring the art and architecture that defines (or hopes to define) our capitol city. A month ago it was Stephen Dark’s cover story on the $3 million public art project in downtown Salt Lake […]
In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes we mentioned that Utah is a good place for film, both making them and watching them. We still hold to the latter, but after someone brought this article to our attention, the former seems a little less sure. As the Moab […]
The Salt Lake Art Center and the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation announced today that Kim Schoenstadt is the inaugural recipient of the Catherine Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting. The bi-annual prize recognizes exceptional emerging and mid-career artists in the United States. It comes with a $15,000 […]
We’re bringing back our annual book swap, a chance to trade in some of your old used art books for new-to-you art books.
In this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, Edward Reichel pointed to the current political debates about federal funding for the arts and public broadcasting as one reason for his examination of the importance of classical music: “With Congress thinking about eliminating funding and doing away with the National […]
Geoff Wichert responds to the Tribune article on the Spiral Jetty and Epic Brewing mentioned in this week’s Mixed Media feature.
On the occasion of Tim DeChristopher’s trial, Hikmet Loe looks back at the 2008 attempt to drill for oil in the Great Salt Lake.
The Salt Lake Art Center announced that that Renaissance man James Franco will not be attending the January 27 presentation of his work Three’s Company: The Drama at Salt Lake Art Center’s exhibition of Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier. “With the Oscars so close can’t risk flying,” his […]
“This Is The Place Monument by Mahonri Young is about as popular as public art gets in Utah … Forgotten are the politics, money, controversy, and conflict that surrounded the monument’s development during the 1940s. “If past public projects now seem pacific and universally accepted, it is only […]
Not really. Even though we hope (were a wealthy donor to finance it) Adam Price would still jump at the opportunity, despite his present duties at the Salt Lake Art Center, the 337 Project is not actually in London. But the Guardian today reported on an art project […]
In our February edition of 15 Bytes we featured Alex Haworth’s “Smog Lake City,” an evocative visual exploration of Salt Lake’s Main Street under a blanket of inversion. The Salt Lake Tribune picked up on the story and in the paper’s “The Mix” section Ben Fulton wrote “Smog […]
Every year American Style Magazine ranks America’s Top 25 Arts Destinations. Since the rankings are based on readers’ votes, the list of winners — separated by city size — is as much about mobilization of voters in a city as it is about nationwide recognition. As you might […]