Daily Bytes

Daily posts on happenings in Utah’s visual arts community.

News

337 Project in London

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 […]

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Women in the Arts

Women in the Arts: Answering the Question Kathryn Stedham, Mar. 2010 After relocating to the state nearly fours year ago and eager to learn more about Utah’s vibrant Arts community, a recent conversation with 15 Bytes editor and artist, Shawn Rossiter prompted me to ask, how does Utah […]

Public Issues

Artists for Corroon

John Sproul hangs one of his pieces at a campaign event for Peter Corroon. Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon has yet to officially launch his campaign for governor (that happens on March 17), but already grassroots “affinity” groups are coming together to help him in his Gubernatorial […]

News

Top 25 Arts Destinations

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 […]

Book Reviews

The Art Instinct

The Art Instinct Denis Dutton Bloomsbury Press 2009 Reviewed by Steve Holladay It has been a year since Denis Dutton published The Art Instinct: Beauty, Pleasure, and Human Evolution, and since that time the book has continued to receive attention, both by art specialists and the public at […]

Book Reviews

Spiral Jetta

Spiral Jetta: a road trip through the land art of the American West by Erin Hogan The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London 2008 In the 1960s and 70s, artists were drawn to slogans. “Art is dead” was followed by “Museums are where art goes to die.” […]