OK, here I go. I’m gonna lay it on the line. All my future critical responses will be judged by this one utterance, this one assessment, this giving of a 10 by which the 9s and 6s and 7s of future critical reviews will be metered. I stand […]
Kasey Boone is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has been living in Utah since 1990. He has a BA in French and Cultural Studies. He is a self-described "orphaned post-modernist."
You probably have a week to ten days left to see the current exhibitions at participating Salt Lake galleries before the next Gallery Stroll. Here’s Kasey Boone’s World Series take on what there is to see. HOME RUN: If you only have time to make it to one […]
I made it to the stroll this month. I raced home from work (in a shower), showered (in my shower), donned the appropriate black garb, and raced back downtown. And found . . . Willamarie Huelskamp and Pilar Pobil hanging at the Utah Arts Council’s Rio Gallery. These […]
It’s December, which means that all along the Wasatch Front they are packing them in the malls and on the walls. While masses of frenzied consumers sandwich themselves between Old Navy and Barnes & Noble, gallery owners are busy packing as much art as possible on their walls. […]
Little Utah vocabulary lesson: To describe art you have three choices: art is either realistic, impressionistic, or abstract. So, if it doesn’t look like a photograph, and is not a little-landscape-with-pretty- brush strokes, then it must be abstract. At least that’s what I gather from Bountiful Davis […]
Everyone likes their PC. And anyone who has purchased, inherited, or illegally copied a piece of imaging software has enjoyed experimenting with distorting, morphing, hazing or otherwise manipulating their photographs. What’s better then being able to take a photograph of your older brother and make his nose swell […]
viva Derrida! all hail Barthes! and please pass the Foucault. A recent collaborative exhibition at the Salt Lake City Library’s Atrium Gallery (In and Out of Habit, July 7 — August 18) provides me with the perfect opportunity to vent. To rant, really; to rant and rave, at least […]