Book Reviews

Provenance

Provenance: How a Con Man and a Forger Rewrote the History of Modern Art Laney Salisbury Penguin Press 2009 352pp You couldn’t write a better story line if you were dealing with fiction. John Drewe, a working-class chameleon of a racconteur passes himself off as a posh nuclear […]

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New Year’s EVE

If you didn’t make it to the opening night of Salt Lake City’s EVE last night you’ve already missed its main visual arts event — the Gallery Stroll treasure hunt, where participants visited six participating galleries to find clues to claim a free work of art. There are […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Nativity Revisited: A Contemporary Interpretation at Snow College

Back in March, Snow College Gallery Director Adam Larsen, inspired by Utah painter Brian Kershisnik’s monumentally personal re-conception of the traditional Roman Catholic story of Jesus Christ’s birth, invited more than twenty Utah artists of diverse religious backgrounds to create their own versions of the Nativity. Eventually eighteen were able […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Mirror Mirror: New Media and the Contemporary Self

  by Jason Metcalf Jeff Lambson’s current curatorial endeavor at the Brigham Young University Museum of Art, explores contemporary portraiture through a broad variety of artists and mediums. Mirror Mirror: Contemporary Portraits and the Fugitive Self is presented in three distinct sections: Rituals that Shape Identity; Facades, Mirrors and Masks; and The […]