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Visual Arts

Robert Smithson’s Sculpture in Context at UMFA

  On March 18th, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) unveiled a work by American artist RobertSmithson (1938-1973), on loan from Dia Art Foundation. The regional partnerships Dia formed in early 2012 with UMFA and Westminster College’s Great Salt Lake Institute regarding Smithson’s monumental earthwork Spiral Jetty finds its first publicly-seen collaborative venture in the loan of Smithson’s sculpture “Leaning […]

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Seasoned by Whitney Tassie: The UMFA’s new curator of modern and contemporary art brings the international conversation home

photos by Simon Blundell At the artist conversation for the recently-opened salt 7 show at the Utah Museum of Fine Art, Whitney Tassie seems relaxed and at home. Tassie is the new Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the UMFA, and the exhibition she’s designed for her inaugural offering […]