Is definitely an ongoing series backed through the S. J. and Jessie E. Quinney Foundation and presented together with the College of Utah's College of proper Arts and J. Willard Marriott Library, and also the Salt Lake City Public Library. Please contact the to learn more.
Lecture: Mark Brest van Kempen
Department of Art and Art History
Tuesday, Feb 9 7 pm FREE
Gould Auditorium, J. Willard Marriot Library, College of Utah
Artist Mark Brest van Kempen talks about the influence of Land Art in the work, which utilizes the landscape itself as sculptural material. In the Freedom Of Expression Monument around the College of California-Berkeley campus to Land Exchangeat the nation's Academy of Art in China, his work explores our complex relationship towards the atmosphere.
Van Kempen has gotten numerous commissions for permanent public art projects such as the Bay Area Art Commission, the town of Palo Alto, Dallas, and also the Haas Foundation, and that he was lately asked through the German government to submit designs for any national reunification monument in Leipzig. The lecture is located through the where Van Kempen may be the .
Contemporary Utah Artists Employed in the Landscape
Thursday, March 24 7 pm FREE
Gould Auditorium, J. Willard Marriot Library
Utah is unlike any other vacation spot in the world. Local artists who're engaging Utah's spectacular and varied landscape can give short slide presentations regarding their work. A moderated panel discussion follows.
Saturday, April 30 1–4 pm
Join the UMFA for any fun day's science and art at , the legendary Land art by Nancy Holt in Utah's west desert. UMFA people, families, instructors, and students of any age are asked look around the landscape, create art, and find out about the atmosphere from the desert. Meet to begin.