Kicking & Dancing: The Political/Poetical María Magdalena Campos-Pons

Kicking & Dancing: The Political/Poetical María Magdalena Campos-Pons
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For Campos-Pons, Our America is important for a community that is often “undefined and without context,” she says. Latino Americans are “like the universe,” Campos-Pons says. “Look at how many galaxies, how many stars, came out of [the Big Bang]. The idiosyncratic physical and cultural makeup of the Latino people—their identity—is like that: a mix of many things that become one.”

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Go, Find and Make Your Own Friends: Brian Bress @ UMFA

Go, Find and Make Your Own Friends: Brian Bress @...
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Brian Bress’ work is characterized, literally, by a motley squad of imaginative, humanoid figures—friends—crafted out of upholstery foam, clay, paint, found objects and, in some instances, googly eyes. … read more

The Art of Safe Sex: Planned Parenthood

The Art of Safe Sex: Planned Parenthood
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There’s been ample precedent for an art-and–Planned Parenthood alliance, what with runway shows featuring dresses fashioned out of condoms, IUDs-turned-jewelry and condom packages touting designs by famous artists. This month,

Gallery Stroll: Long Live Art!

Gallery Stroll: Long Live Art!
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The UMFA will be closing their doors on Jan. 18 until Spring of 2017. To kick off this project, the UMFA is hosting a weekend-long celebration entitled Long Live Art! on Jan. 16 and 17. Guests will be allowed to tour the museum and soak in the vastness of the UMFA’s permanent collection with a behind-the-scenes tour. … read more

Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Reopen + Reenvision

Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Reopen + Reenvision
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Since the building first opened over a decade and a half ago, the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) is undergoing its most comprehensive permanent exhibition reinstallations. … read more

Chiura Obata: An American Modern

Chiura Obata: An American Modern
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An American Modern has a lot of firsts. It’s the first touring exhibition of Chiura Obata’s work that includes work from all decades of his working life. It’s also the first time his works have been presented as a collective retrospective in Japan, since they’ve only shown in fragments before and not always translated. … read more

The Other I: Marisa Morán Jahn

The Other I: Marisa Morán Jahn
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MIRROR | MASK is an exhibition by Marisa Morán Jahn running at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts that asks us to consider questions of identity, the self and the other through various media. … read more

Come Together: The International Tolerance Project

Come Together: The International Tolerance Project
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This January, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts will host The International Tolerance Project: Promoting Through Design in its “ACME Lab” wing of the museum. … read more

LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #33: UMFA Gets Some Sol

LeWitt’s Wall Drawing #33: UMFA Gets Some Sol
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The work of an artist who died over a decade ago has been installed in the Utah Museum of Fine Art (UMFA) … read more

DE | MARCATION

DE | MARCATION
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The DE | MARCATION portfolio is a snapshot of what that looks like today within Utah art photography, all while combating boundaries that exist as walls. … read more