As a silent epidemic, sexual violence is America’s elephant in the room. One is hard pressed to find a citizen unaffected by such crimes. Certainly this topic is not a common one within visual art, nor a student art show for that matter. The predominant silence-or likewise apprehension-to […]
Scotti Hill received her Juris Doctorate from the S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2018, with a certificate in intellectual property law. She previously received a Master’s and a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History and taught art history courses at Westminster College and the University of Utah. She continues to write for 15 Bytes and the Deseret News.
In an observation regarding humankind’s cerebral relationship to the landscape, controversial author Salmon Rushdie once stated, “we will, in short, create fictions, not actual cities or villages, but imaginary homelands, Indias of the mind.” Many have cited the interconnected discourses of art, environment and human perception. Indeed, […]
Land Art has captured the imagination of both art enthusiasts and adventurers alike. While Utah houses two of the most famous land works, Spiral Jetty(1970) and Sun Tunnels (1976), the neighboring states of Nevada and New Mexico also contain notable treasures. As an art historian, I am continually fascinated by Land […]
Images of Christ are abundant in residences worldwide, with various styles and portraits to choose from. But how much do we really think about the inspiration for such images? Because Christian imagery has become standard, viewers seldom think of the contemporary ‘industry’ of religious art. In the documentary […]