Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design is a comprehensive and comprehensible traveling exhibition about the revolutionary experimental liberal arts college (1933-57) that continues to be influential in education and the visual, performing and literary arts even though it closed 57 years ago. This absorbing show includes ceramics, […]
I’m practicing my golf stroke every day — showing you the significance of balance and placement and the way that objects look in light . . . I am trying to get better at presenting the thing that I find beautiful, and what I find beautiful is trying […]
You suspect that he’s going to be a little quirky from looking at his work (especially those automatons, his preferred term for the robots), but what doesn’t come across is the puckish charm of the fellow: Ed Bateman is delightful. There apparently isn’t much that doesn’t please or […]
Emerging artist Denae Shanidiin, 21, wishes the emphasis wasn’t so much on “Navajo” for her show currently at Mestizo Gallery. “Because you call someone a Navajo artist and people expect traditional. I wish I were traditional, but I’m not,” she says with a smile. “I just don’t think […]
Nate Liederbach’s Negative Spaces is a short collection of three stories — just 82 pages — packed with magical writing and imagery that sticks with you long after you’ve closed the covers. Set in the American West and Midwest — Idaho, Colorado, Kansas — this is a challenging […]
So who ended up in Pat Bagley’s “Sinners and Saints” mural at the Leonardo? In the course of revealing the ten on Saturday night, the long-time political cartoonist for the Salt Lake Tribune discussed with 15 Bytes who was the most complicated to draw and the subject he […]
It was a prolonged, rugged battle that artist Nel Ivancich very much did not want to lose. Pancreatic cancer had already claimed two of her four sisters – food grown for years in a garden atop a Utah tailings site was suspect – and she knew the awful […]
A new book edited by Frank McEntire explores the life and art of the late V. Douglas Snow.
It’s hard to decide what’s better in this new book published by Gibbs Smith: the recipes or the art.
It’s all very Michelangelo. You’ve got your patron, your artist and your building in need of a triptych. (It was just one painting to begin with, but the space begged for three and the patron graciously agreed to pay for them.) The building is the Natural History Museum […]
Ann Poore takes a look at the new definitive work on LeConte Stewart.
It’s a South Temple mansion filled with ideas – as well as a major Utah art collection. A singular place founded on a single principle: that of the Golden Rule.