Laura Hurtado, who curated the Plural and Partial show at the Rio this month, says she might throw into the mix a work of her own: a performance piece. The exhibit is about intergenerational relationships, so it seems appropriate that Hurtado is due to give birth to her […]
Paul Davis likes his studio dark. He compares the former garage — now rendered useless by the roof-high pile of firewood in front of its doors — to “the bat cave.” Inside, where the windows are blacked-out, the only natural light comes from a small skylight that the […]
Chris Gauthier’s photography has always had a message. For years, it was the message of others, but at a certain point Gauthier had an epiphany and decided to devote the skills he had learned in the advertising industry to the things he wanted to say. It was after […]
Will the human body ever become cliché ? For thousands of years it has served western—and most non-western art—very well. In fact, except when specifically proscribed, it has been the centerpiece of our visual world (even during the brief interlude of abstraction’s orthodoxy, when critics rather than clerics […]
Choreographer Ashley Anderson and visual artist Mary Sinner layer their talents at the Ladies Literary Club.
Legend has it . . . Tony Smith would arrive at class with a pan of white paint and a roller, ready to cover up all the portions of a student’s paintings he didn’t like. He would throw a student’s materials into the hallway, yelling “Get Out! I […]
Jared Lindsay Clark is one of three artists chosen to inaugurate the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art’s (UMOCA) artists-in-residence program. Along with Brian Patterson and Mary Toscano, Clark will have access to national curators and critics, workshops in professional development, monthly critiques, special access to visiting artists and […]
Last month at Utah Valley University artist Inez Harwood broke the Guiness World Record for the longest tie-dye. That, she says, was the fun part. The work leading up to 3000 feet of vibrant color was full of its own set of complications — and also wonderful […]
When an entire roll of film taken at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands came out blurry, Shalee Cooper decided it was time to study photography. After returning from her study abroad, she enrolled in the foundation program at the University of Utah, and has made Salt Lake […]
One of Britain’s most famous artists, David Hockney has survived the various “funerals” held for the art he has practiced for over five decades: painting. His works from the sixties and seventies – paintings of swimming pools and portraits of his friends – have become iconic images of […]
A look at the UMFA’s new exhibit of idiosyncratic photographer Mike Disfarmer, whose portraits of the rural residents of Cleburne County Arkansas have made him a posthumous art star. With a free lecture and movie screening tonight at 7 pm.
Walk along the streets of Springville to see why they call it “Art City.”