Factoid: White men can’t dance. (Well there was Baryshnikov, Nureyev, David Bowie. . .) But this has nothing to do with our book review—just an attention-grabber. Factoid: Most artists can’t write about their own work . . . Fact: It’s much easier to write long than short. So […]
Been there, done that. Many of us have, I’m sure. “I don’t know the title or the author but I can kinda tell you what the cover looks like. Can you find it for me?” “Well, why can’t you call Barnes and Noble to see if they […]
In PYGmalion Theatre’s excellent Buyer & Cellar, you have Barbra Streisand as herself; a quick cameo by her husband, James Brolin (in search of frozen yogurt with sprinkles); her down-on-his-luck employee, Alex More (recently fired as Disneyland’s Mayor of Toontown for telling a child where to put […]
When she turned 90 in July, Anna Campbell Bliss was, as always, active. She had a show up at CUAC that she shared, as she did most everything, with her husband, Robert, and was hoping to begin new work soon at her west-side studio. I gave her a […]
I saw the best minds of my generation” [Janis, Jimi, Jim, Kurt, Amy, the kid who lived around the corner] “destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for […]
Thomas J. Howa’s recently opened gallery is intimate, eclectic and a lot of fun. That’s not to say he doesn’t have a roster of some of Utah’s most well-respected artists. And he’s tossed in several lesser-known painters, like Sierra Dickey and Tyler Swain, graduates from USU with […]
Salt Lake City artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss just got a fine surprise: a major honor is coming her way in December when the Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC) presents her with its 2015 Godlove Award. It is the most prestigious award bestowed by the Council and celebrates […]
So who ended up in Pat Bagley’s “Sinners and Saints” mural at the Leonardo? In the course of revealing the ten on Saturday night, the long-time political cartoonist for the Salt Lake Tribune discussed with 15 Bytes who was the most complicated to draw and the subject he […]
It was a prolonged, rugged battle that artist Nel Ivancich very much did not want to lose. Pancreatic cancer had already claimed two of her four sisters – food grown for years in a garden atop a Utah tailings site was suspect – and she knew the awful […]
It’s a South Temple mansion filled with ideas – as well as a major Utah art collection. A singular place founded on a single principle: that of the Golden Rule.
In this finalist for the Utah Book Award, Salt Lake Tribune reporter Thomas J. Harvey shows how the Rainbow Bridge and Monument Valley landscapes in Utah and Arizona have become iconic images representing all of America — in large part due to the films of John Ford […]
As he gets ready for a new exhibit of paintings as well as the July 24th Intertribal Powwow, Cal Nez talks with Ann Poore about design, art and the bridging of cultures
The subject of this month’s Artist Profile begins a residency at The Leonardo today.
You could call him the Candy Man. A fine artist who paints appealing confections with many layers of meaning, Kent Christensen sells his work at a gallery in London, at Williams Fine Art in Salt Lake City, and splits his time between a small apartment in New York City and a stunning, light-filled home he built at Sundance five years ago.