Curation is always difficult. It involves hours of work and focus with the added combination of a keen eye and a strong will. More often than not, it means accepting that in the eyes of some you’ll be a hero and a genius, while for others, you might […]
A conversation with sculptor Neil Hadlock in anticipation of his 20-year retrospective at Nox Contemporary.
“This Is The Place Monument by Mahonri Young is about as popular as public art gets in Utah … Forgotten are the politics, money, controversy, and conflict that surrounded the monument’s development during the 1940s. “If past public projects now seem pacific and universally accepted, it is only […]
On October 18, 2009 Utah artist Doug Snow was killed in an automobile accident. His friend Frank McEntire recorded the state of his studio at the time of his passing. You can see the full photo essay in the November 2009 edition of 15 Bytes. 15 Bytes
Crowned with Thorns and Creatures of the Night The Ceramic Works of Susan Harris at the Sears Gallery
Exhibition Spotlight: St. George Crowned with Thorns and Creatures of the Night The Ceramic Works of Susan Harris at the Sears Gallery by Frank McEntire Someone once said that, “pottery is as old as the human soul.” The need to carry and store the most fundamental items necessary […]
In Memoriam General Delivery: Brent Gehring (June 2, 1942 – October 15, 2005) by Frank McEntire On Friday morning, October 21, I received a telephone call from The Salt Lake Tribune’s visual arts writer Brandon Griggs. He was preparing a tribute about Lee Deffebach, 76, who just died […]
Exhibition Review: Logan When Gesture Finds Its Power: Yona & JinMan Jo in Logan by Frank McEntire Two artists, natives of Korea and now Assistant Professors at institutions in Utah are featured in this exhibition at the Nora Harrison Eccles Museum of Art through April 30. [portfolio_slideshow] chunji-changjo […]