Visual Arts

John O’Connell

As part of his Daily Documentary series, Dallas Graham interviewed Salt Lake John O’Connell whose exhibit Image/Object opens May 15 at A Gallery. The University of Utah professor of art talks about his personal story, his art making process, his cultural heritage, teaching art, new strategies in digital art and the upcoming show. Below are […]

On the Spot | Visual Arts

Lelsie Peterson

Leslie Peterson has been involved in Utah’s cultural community for many years. A graduate of the University of Utah, she worked for Utah Opera in several capacities, most recently as Managing Director; she was also part of the successful Zoo, Arts & Parks Renewal Campaign. In addition to […]

Visual Arts

A First Glance at ‘Second Life’?

Since the first ARTISTIC TEMPERAMENTS (March 2008) focused on the very “material” question of Damien Hirst’s platinum-and-diamond skull entitled “For the Love of God,” I figured something completely “immaterial” and “virtual” made sense for the second installment of this feature. I find fascinating the mutability of the fine […]