Tag: Phillips Gallery

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

‘. . . true / false / true . . .’ Claire Wilson and Nancy Vorm present mixed media collages and reliefs at the Dibble Gallery

Other than as categories, art terms like ‘representational’ and ‘realistic’ aren’t very helpful. The weightlessly floating, elongated figures of Byzantine mosaics ‘realistically represented’ the spiritual truth so important to those who lived in the dark age that followed the fall of Rome, that souls and eternity mattered more […]

Exhibition Reviews | Visual Arts

Larry Elsner

“As a sculptor, my concern is for form,” Larry Elsner wrote in 1977, “a maddening search for the unity of space and mass.” An Idaho native and longtime Utah State University professor, Elsner would always choose form over function, regardless of the medium in which he was working: […]

Hints 'n' Tips | Visual Arts

The Modern Western Landscape: Mark Knudsen and Leslie Thomas at Phillips

[slideShowProSC width=”600″ height=”400″ album=”398″] “You two just keep getting better,” Denis Phillips observed Wednesday afternoon at a walkthrough of the terrific new show by Mark Knudsen and Leslie Thomas. And he’s an artist who doesn’t hand out compliments readily. The public seems to agree: five paintings have sold […]