“Part of what artists do is call attention to things that have been overlooked, and do so in a way that causes people to start noticing on their own,” Jim Frazer said in early 2018 while working on a project in which he transformed the trails of bark-beetle […]
“Part of what artists do is to call attention to things that have been overlooked, and do so in a way that causes people to start noticing on their own,” says Jim Frazer, an artist originally from Georgia who has been working in Utah since 1999. Forty-five years ago […]
Ansel Adams, the first photographer to insist that photographs are artworks, blurred another boundary when he compared the making of a photograph to the composition of music. The negative, he said, was like a score, and the print was like a performance. Marcel Duchamp, the pioneering gender-bender who […]
There’s a lot happening tonight in Salt Lake’s art world. You’ve already read about some of it in this month’s edition of 15 Bytes, and you can see a full list of exhibitions on page 10. There are a couple of exhibits you have to see tonight if […]
Profile of Salt Lake City artist Jim Frazer.
What if Edvard Munch’s famous painting had been named “The Migraine” instead of “The Scream”? Would it have become the iconographic emblem of existential angst it is today? Would it be hanging on museum walls (or being stolen from them)? Maybe. The work, after all, is the work, […]
Jim Frazer uses mixed media, photography, and digital imagery to explore relationships between science, art, memory and perception. Utah Artists DirectoryArtist listings in our Utah Artists Directories are open to all visual artists who reside part-time or full-time in the state of Utah. The listings will remain on […]