Mixed Media

Mixed Media: Frida Kahlo, Rebecca Jacoby, Andrew Kosorok and others

Nickolas Muray, Frida on White Bench, 1939. Copyright Nickolas Muray Photo Archives. On Friday, September 16, the beginning of the weekend celebrating Mexican Independence, Consul of Mexico Socorro Rovirosa and other dignitaries will cut the ribbon launching Viva Frida, a 5-week celebration of the life of Frida Kahlo and Mexican art and culture at the SLC Main Library. Gather 5 p.m. on the Library Plaza (south side of building), and the ribbon cutting will be at 5:30.

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 beautiful work
Rebecca Jacoby thinks big and bold, and it shows in her artwork.

Utah sculptor memorializes hope in 9/11 tribute
With his 9/11 sculpture to be unveiled at the 10th annual Utah Healing Field Memorial, Stan Watts’ tribute to the tragedy does not speak to the despair of what was lost that fateful September day, but rather to the hope of what can be, and what is.

BYU photographer shifts from gridiron to the streets in exhibit
Brigham Young University photographer Mark A. Philbrick’s latest exhibit, “Places with Faces,” is a collection of 80 photos from 28 countries featuring ordinary people who share common moments in time.

Take back the fruit with the SLArt Center
As part of Salt Lake Art Center’s ongoing farmers market/social action/performance-art exhibition “Fallen Fruit Utah,” the three FF artists are leading a “Nocturnal Fruit Forage” on Saturday evening.

Mormon artist battles post 9/11 Muslim stereotypes
Andrew Kosorok was disturbed when some Americans began to view Islam as a religion of violence after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Springville Museum of Art remembrance asks hard questions about 9/11
Frank McEntire’s exhibit first appeared at Utah Valley University and has appeared annually since at venues in Utah and Idaho.

‘Final Light’ exhibit illuminates iconic Utah artist Doug Snow

Ruth Lubber’s farewell: Art Access Executive Director retires

Frida Kahlo exhibits link Utah and Mexico’s cultures

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