Archives by Year: 2009

News that Van Gogh Didn't want to Hear

News that Van Gogh Didn't want to Hear

December 30th, 2009

When happy news makes you go nuts... New clews point to why Vincent Van Gogh sliced off his ear in on a winter night, late in December. One of Van Gogh's paintings, "Still Life: Drawing Board with Onions," was painted just a few days after Vincent returned to the his home on January 7th, 1889. An envelope depicted in a the painting provides a clue (previously ignored) that could help.

Cheers to the New Year from Recycle Utah and Gallery MAR

Cheers to the New Year from Recycle Utah and Gallery MAR

December 21st, 2009

PARK CITY – Gallery MAR, located at 580 Main Street, will host a special Recycled Bottle Cap Pin Making Workshop on Monday December 28th from 4 pm until 7 pm as a fundraiser for Recycle Utah. Inspired by Mexican and Southwestern art, local teacher and artist Kathleen Briley will demonstrate how to create beautiful decorative “wearable” pins out of recycled bottle caps.

New Miniature Show at Gallery MAR

New Miniature Show at Gallery MAR

December 19th, 2009

Now through January 15th, at Gallery MAR 580 Main Street, Park City. Perfect timing for last-minute holiday gifting. Local Utah artists present new miniature works for this holiday season, in all styles and media, for all art lovers and their unique tastes.

W Magazine Features Utah Arts News

W Magazine Features Utah Arts News

December 14th, 2009

Salt Lake City’s commitment to contemporary art recently caught the attention of W magazine. Take a look at this interesting piece featured in their January issue. Former local litigator Adam Price who joined the Salt Lake City Art Center as its director is acknowledged for his contributions to cutting edge culture. W Magazine is one of the few "fashion" magazines that continually reaches out the the art community and features up and coming artists, designers, and galleries. They bridge the gap between art and fashion. Their annual "Art Issue" is a must see...

View Gallery MAR artwork at Silver Strike Lodge

View Gallery MAR artwork at Silver Strike Lodge

December 11th, 2009

Gallery MAR now has a new venue: Silver Strike Lodge in Empire Pass, Deer Valley. View mountain contemporary original works of art by local and regional artists in the model unit. Each piece is thoughtfully placed and the unit is artfully arranged. On Sunday, January 17, 2010 8 units of Silver Strike Lodge will be auctioned off. Learn more here: Silver Strike Lodge Auction.