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Jim Starrett: Drawings, Brian Mains, Patrick E. White Jan 2011

Jim Starrett: Drawings, Brian Mains, Patrick E. White

Exhibit Catalogues

This exhibition and catalog have had the close cooperation of the artist, Jim Starrett, to whom must go the first thanks. His professional experience and dedication as an artist and teacher has helped shape this exhibition. Brian Mains' design of the catalog and his essay contribute valuable perspectives for our audience. Starting with "Impersonations: Scott Greiger" in 2007, then "Bobby Ross: Drawings" in 2010, the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art began a tradition of presenting ideas and objects that stimulate discussion, challenge the audience, encourage open-mindedness and expand perspectives.


John Sonsini: Portraits From Los Angeles, Michael Duncan Jan 2010

John Sonsini: Portraits From Los Angeles, Michael Duncan

Exhibit Catalogues

Los Angeles portrait painter John Sonsini's gorgeous bakgrounds are lyrical, atmospheric abstrations that add a surprising tenderness to the portraits of Hispanic men whose half-formed shadows correspond to their near invisibility to most LA passersby.


Impersonations: Works By Scott Grieger, Dave Hickey, Scott Grieger Jan 2007

Impersonations: Works By Scott Grieger, Dave Hickey, Scott Grieger

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With the publication of this book and the exhibition, "Impersonations: Work by Scott Grieger," the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art begins a series of scholarly examinations of a select group of artists whose work is represented in the Museum's important collection of innovative art produced in the western United States, from 1930 to the present. The work of these artists reflects unique contributions to the rich and complex history of American 20th century art. With this exhibition--a follow-up to the "Alternative Realities" of 1999 and the recent "Semina Culture: Wallace Berman and His Circle" of 2006, curated by ...


Deadly Sins/Measured Virtues, Alice Briggs, Charles Bowden Jan 2006

Deadly Sins/Measured Virtues, Alice Briggs, Charles Bowden

Exhibit Catalogues

Catalogue for Deadly Sins/Measured Virtues, recent works by Alice Leora Briggs and an essay by Charles Bowden.


Chunji-Changjo (Heaven And Earth): The "Creation" Paintings Of Yona (Hyunmee Lee), Hyunmee Lee, Frank Mcentire Jan 2005

Chunji-Changjo (Heaven And Earth): The "Creation" Paintings Of Yona (Hyunmee Lee), Hyunmee Lee, Frank Mcentire

Exhibit Catalogues

Catalog of paintings by Yona, an abstract painter from Seoul, Korea. Exhibited at Utah State University in 2005.


Milestones: Adrian Van Suchtelen, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 2003

Milestones: Adrian Van Suchtelen, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

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Exhibition Checklist along with poem by A. Van Suchtelen.


Like A Rock In Deep Water: The Sculptural Works Of Jinman Jo, Frank Mcentire Jan 2003

Like A Rock In Deep Water: The Sculptural Works Of Jinman Jo, Frank Mcentire

Exhibit Catalogues

Overview of Korean sculptor JinMan Jo sculptorial works showcased at Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art.


Post Surrealism, Michael Duncan Jan 2002

Post Surrealism, Michael Duncan

Exhibit Catalogues

No abstract provided.


Utah State University Department Of Art: Faculty Exhibition 2001, Department Art Faculty Jan 2001

Utah State University Department Of Art: Faculty Exhibition 2001, Department Art Faculty

Exhibit Catalogues

This catalogue has been published on the occasion of the Utah State University Faculty Exhibition 2001, which was organized by the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art and the USU Faculty.


New Acquisitions, Jim Edwards Jan 2001

New Acquisitions, Jim Edwards

Exhibit Catalogues

The Exhibition New Acquisitions features works acquired for the permanent collection of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art in the years 2000-2001. It also stretches the definition of 'new" by including earlier accessioned works that have previously remained out of public view. All 35 of these works are being exhibited here for the first time.


Beauty, Truth, And Fact : Photography In 1930s America, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 2001

Beauty, Truth, And Fact : Photography In 1930s America, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

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Contemporary theory and criticism of photography has generally taken the form of a face-off between formalism and contextualism. The first postion contends that what is required to understand a photograph is prmarily a close examination of its formal structure, the ability to connect it to other art forms, and perhpas some knowledge of the artist's biography and intentions. The second position holds that photographs have no meaning outside of the scoial and political context of their making. For the most part, these positions have been hardened and adversarial.


Patrick Hogan, Anne Ayres Jan 2001

Patrick Hogan, Anne Ayres

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This exhibition was organized by the Otis Gallery of Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California. Essay by museum director, Anne Ayres.


Ray Jonas: Sam Erenberg, Ray Jonas, Sam Erenberg, Frank Mcentire Jan 2000

Ray Jonas: Sam Erenberg, Ray Jonas, Sam Erenberg, Frank Mcentire

Exhibit Catalogues

Catalog of works by Ray Jonas and Sam Erenberg from the exhibition shown at the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. Essay by curator of exhibition, Frank McEntire.


Ray Jonas And Sam Erenberg, Frank Mcentire Jan 2000

Ray Jonas And Sam Erenberg, Frank Mcentire

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Brief biographies of scupltor Ray Jones and painter Sam Erenberg written by curator Frank McEntire.


Impressions In Clay: Kyung-Hwan Won, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 1999

Impressions In Clay: Kyung-Hwan Won, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

Exhibit Catalogues

Presentation of Associate Professor of Ceramics, Kyung-Hwan Won, including list of exhibitions in his career.


Alternate Realities, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 1999

Alternate Realities, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

Exhibit Catalogues

With expertise, enthusiasm, and a keen eye, the Caine Foundation has, for the past fifteen years, sought out key Western artworks that offer new twists on the story of twentieth-century American art. The core of the collection explores certain key art histroical moments, as evidenced by healthy examples of Los Angelse Post-Surrealism, Santa Fe Transcendentalism, Bay Area Abstract Expressionism, and San Francisco Funk.


Depression-Era Printmakers Of Utah, Will South Jan 1999

Depression-Era Printmakers Of Utah, Will South

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Documentation of significant prints made during the Depression-Era in Utah. It presents, for the first time, through the print mediem, the visual veiwpoints of eighteen Utah artists during this agonizing and debilitating era. Essay by Dr. Will South


Moving Monumentally Into The New Millennium: New Acquisitions For The New Century, Steven W. Rosen Jan 1999

Moving Monumentally Into The New Millennium: New Acquisitions For The New Century, Steven W. Rosen

Exhibit Catalogues

Exhibition Checklist


Behind The Lines: Drawings And Objects, Michael David Hall Jan 1999

Behind The Lines: Drawings And Objects, Michael David Hall

Exhibit Catalogues

Behind the Lines is an apt description for the Salt Lake Art Center's exhibition of Hall's drawings and sculptures.


Frontage Road, Ric Collier Jan 1999

Frontage Road, Ric Collier

Exhibit Catalogues

Frontage Road is a profound collaborative exhibition initiated by a simple conversation with Anne Ewers, General Director of the Utah Opera.


Tea Bowl: Imperfect Harmony, Gretchen A. Mehring, Greater Lafayette Museum Of Art Jan 1998

Tea Bowl: Imperfect Harmony, Gretchen A. Mehring, Greater Lafayette Museum Of Art

Exhibit Catalogues

These tea bowls, with their intimate scale and individual personalities, simultaneeously offer an apprectiation of the past and the contemporary. The subtle beauty of traditional-style bowls contrasts with the more exuberant contemporary idiom, raising an awareness of the role that art has, and can play, in everyday life.


Avard T. Fairbanks: Distinguished American Sculptor, Scholar And Teacher, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 1997

Avard T. Fairbanks: Distinguished American Sculptor, Scholar And Teacher, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

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Mr. Fairbanks was a man of his time. His scrupulous attention to anatomical detail made him a super realist as he worked from the interior structure of the human figrue outward to an accurate presentaion of each turning of a mouth, drooping of an eyelid or flexing of a muscle. He saw the human figure, male or female, as an object to be venerated, a mirror of elevated spiritual and aesthetic vaules more than just simplistic replication. His works, whether religious, mythological, industrial or as versitic portraiture, carried the Fairbanks ideal that "The arts are created for contemplation and edification ...


Von Allen-Mcgowan: Sculptor, Steve Rosen Jan 1997

Von Allen-Mcgowan: Sculptor, Steve Rosen

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A look at the works of sculptor Von Allen-McGowan and an interview with the artist conducted by Director of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Steve Rosen.


Tea Bowl: Imperfect Harmony, Gretchen Mehring Jan 1997

Tea Bowl: Imperfect Harmony, Gretchen Mehring

Exhibit Catalogues

Exhibition catalog for Tea Bowl: Imperfect Harmony, a traveling exhibition. "These tea bowls, with their intimate scale and individual personalities, simultaneously offer an appreciation of the past and the contemporary. The subtle beauty of traditional-style bowls contrasts with the more exuberant contemporary idiom, raising an awareness of the role that art has, and can play, in everyday life. As we approach the millennium in an age of mass production, consumption, and get-it-to-go attitudes, the words of Kakuzo Okakura are still relevant, "Do we not need the tea room more than ever?"


Von Allen-Mcgowan: Sculptor, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 1997

Von Allen-Mcgowan: Sculptor, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

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Interview taken place on January 28, 1997 between Von Allen-McGowan, a sculptor at Brigham young university and Steven Rosen, director of the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art at Utah State Univerisity.


The Reality Of Abstraction: Painting In Utah 1946-1996, Steven W. Rosen, Ann Poore Jan 1996

The Reality Of Abstraction: Painting In Utah 1946-1996, Steven W. Rosen, Ann Poore

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The exhibition, The Reality of Abstraction: Painting in Utah, 1946-1996, has been carefully organized to show how Utah's painters responded to the clarion call and challenges of the exciting post World War II creativity.


Three-Dimensional Utah: 100 Years Of Sculpture, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 1996

Three-Dimensional Utah: 100 Years Of Sculpture, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

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Three-Dimensional Utah: 100 Years of Sculpture began as a series of conversations about sculptors and sculpture nearly six years ago. Specific development of the exhibition began three years ago during the process of creating a national inventory of outdoor sculpture for a program called Save Outdoor Sculpture (SOS)! Utah is home to more than 200 pieces of outdoor sculpture.


The Reality Of Abstraction: Painting In Utah 1946-1996, Ann Poore Jan 1995

The Reality Of Abstraction: Painting In Utah 1946-1996, Ann Poore

Exhibit Catalogues

Exhibition catalog for The Reality of Abstraction: Painting in Utah 1946-1996, a traveling exhibition that focuses on Utah artists that work in the style of abstraction.


Peter Krasnow: Sculptor And Draftsman, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art Jan 1994

Peter Krasnow: Sculptor And Draftsman, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum Of Art

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Peter Krasnow was identified as a significant contributor to the ideas of modernism which were manifested in architecture, painting, sculpture, literature, and movie making.


Peter Krasnow: Sculptor/ Draftsman, Tobey C. Moss, Steven W. Rosen Jan 1994

Peter Krasnow: Sculptor/ Draftsman, Tobey C. Moss, Steven W. Rosen

Exhibit Catalogues

Exhibition catalog from Peter Krasnow: Sculptur/Draftsman shown in the Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. Essay by Tobey C. Moss.