The Utah Museum of Fine Arts presents artworks that make visible the quality and inequality of what we breathe.
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Black Art in Utah Highlights Systemic Racism in the Beehive State
“Black Refractions,” a touring exhibition now at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, throws into vivid relief the state’s shameful record on race.
A Rediscovered Nancy Holt Documentary From 1970
The short documentary Utah Sequences, previously thought to be lost, purely displays Nancy Holt’s vision of time and place.
A Pastel Portrait of Spiral Jetty and Its Environs
Spencer Finch, “Great Salt Lake and Vicinity” (2017), commissioned by the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (all photos courtesy UMFA) In describing the surrounding landscape of Spiral Jetty in a 1972 essay, Robert Smithson gives us ample descriptions of color, from the “deposits of black basalt” to “shallow pinkish water” to his sublime view of “a […]