On a wall edging a Bogotá, Colombia, street, music and theater posters vie with fight cards and bullfight notices pasted cheek-by-jowl to a rough, stucco wall. Over them are stenciled images of balaclava-clad guerrillas and the scrawled brigade name, M19, alternating with random graffiti, the surface peeling open […]
In a 2012 show at Finch Lane Gallery, Layne Meacham displayed a series of large canvases that read as sizable bodies of cement, each with large, yellow, painted stripes, and black spots resembling old chewing gum to render the effect of a literary view of a city street […]
This Friday, May 7th, Park City’s Kimball Art Center will open a unique exhibition: an artist’s retrospective that is in reality a group show. David Chaplin’s Opus is a retrospective that displays the personal work of this long-time Utah artist as well as the work of students he […]
THE FOLLOWING ARE EXCERPTS FROM THE SL COUNTY’S JULY “ART TOO! ART NOT!” A MONTHLY PANEL DISCUSSION. DISCUSSING THE “IMPORTANCE OF PAINTING IN SOCIETY” WERE KAREN HORNE, JOHN ERICKSON AND LAYNE MEACHAM. LM: Do we need art? Well, we don’t have any choice. Artists are going to paint […]
Layne Meacham is a child of the fifties. Not the fifties of Ike, apple pie, poodle skirts and crew-cut conformity, but the abstract fifties – the fifties of de Kooning, Kline, Twombly and Dubuffet. Meacham’s artwork is a synthetic form of abstraction, incorporating much of the advances in […]
Layne Meacham is a SLC artist whose experience in NYC in the 60’s has influenced his abstract expressionist style.15 BYTES article.