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. 15 BytesUTAH’S ART MAGAZINE SINCE 2001, 15 Bytes is published by Artists of Utah, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.