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ARTLandish:
Land Art, Landscape, and the Environment

A series of talks, films, meet-ups, and more that explore our complex relationship with the world around us.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Studio Without Walls: Living Creatively Across Disciplines
Stephen Goldsmith, University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning
Thursday, July 28 | 7 pm | FREE
Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library
Creativity takes place across a broad spectrum of places, spaces, and art forms. Join us for this presentation and Q&A with Stephen Goldsmith—artist, University of Utah associate professor, director of the Center for the Living City, founder of Artspace Utah, and former planning director for Salt Lake City. His practice includes sculpture, idea art, landscape design, shaping public policy, and restoration and preservation of places we care about. 

Erasing Landscapes: Looting and Destruction from Syria to Utah
Thursday, August 25 | 7 pm
Salt Lake City Public Library, Main Library
Many of the world's cultural heritage sites-from the Middle East to our very own state-face increasing threats from vandalism, theft, and destruction. Join the UMFA for a panel discussion examining the issues.

Expanding Horizons with Land Art
Chris Taylor, Land Arts of the American West
Tuesday, September 13 | 7 pm | FREE

J. Willard Marriott LibraryGould Auditorium
Texas Tech University's immersive, nomadic program expands the definition of Land art through direct engagement with the full range of human interventions in the landscape—from the inscriptions of pictographs and petroglyphs to the construction of roads, dwellings, and monuments. Chris Taylor directs this semester-long transdisciplinary field experience.



SLIDE 1 | LEFT: Ransom Gillet Holdredge (American, 1836-1899), Brigham Canyon, Wasatch Mountains, Utah, c. 1870, oil on canvas, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Adrian H. Pembroke, UMFA1977.236. RIGHT: Nancy Holt (American, 1938-2014), Sun Tunnels, 1973-76, Great Basin Desert ,Utah, concrete, steel, and earth, UMFA photo. SLIDE 2 | Center for Land Use Interpretation (American), Great Salt Lake Landscan, 2013, detail, HD video, commissioned by the UMFA, University of Utah, with funds from the Phyllis Cannon Wattis Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art, UMFA2013.5.1. SLIDE 3 | LEFT: Henry L. A. Culmer (American, 1854-1914), View of Salt Lake Valley, ca. 1900, oil on canvas, gift of Joseph J. Palmer and Wayne G. Petty and the heirs of O. Wood Moyle III and H. James Harwood by exchange, UMFA2011.18.1. RIGHT: Robert Smithson (American, 1938-1973), Spiral Jetty, 1970, Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah, black basalt rock, salt crystals, earth, water. UMFA photo. SLIDE 4 | Center for Land Use Interpretation (American), Great Salt Lake Landscan, 2013, detail, HD video, commissioned by the UMFA, University of Utah, with funds from the Phyllis Cannon Wattis Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art, UMFA2013.5.1. SLIDE 5 | LEFT: Robert Smithson (American, 1938-1973), Spiral Jetty, 1970, Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, Utah, black basalt rock, salt crystals, earth, water. UMFA photo.RIGHT: Jonas Lie (American, 1880-1940), Bingham Mine, 1917, oil on canvas, purchased with funds from the Phyllis Cannon Wattis Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art, UMFA2009.1.1.

 

Events are FREE and open to the public.

Free parking for evening events at the Marriott Library is available in the "A" lots north and east of the fieldhouse. Additional paid parking is available in the pay lot west of the library.

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