In The News: Department of Art

Deseret News
March 18, 2023

On the northeast side of the Great Salt Lake, a little over a hundred miles from Salt Lake City, lies perhaps the most notable piece of land art ever made, and due to record-low water levels caused by a drought that threatens the very existence of the lake, the Spiral Jetty is more visible than ever.

The Salt Lake Tribune
June 26, 2022

Like any work of art, the value of Spiral Jetty — easily the most recognizable artwork in Utah — depends on how you look at it.

December 13, 2021

Last summer Lisa Rock left her house as seldom as she could. She says it's because of what was happening right outside her door.

College Art Association of America
December 7, 2021

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New York Times
November 30, 2021

His status as an art-world outsider, and as a staunch defender of “beauty” in art, drew him legions of fans and enemies alike.

November 26, 2021

Dave Hickey, a critic, popularly known for his book "Art Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy," has passed away at the age of 82.

November 26, 2021

Dave Hickey, a prominent American critic whose essays covered subjects from Liberace to Norman Rockwell, has died.

November 22, 2021

Art critic Dave Hickey, known for his sharp wit and brash writing, died at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, of heart disease November 12 at the age of eighty-two.

November 22, 2021

The author of landmark books such as "Air Guitar" and "Invisible Dragon" died of heart disease.

Las Vegas Review Journal
November 22, 2021

Dave Hickey was Las Vegas’ resident genius for two decades.

Texas Monthly
November 22, 2021

The celebrated Fort Worth writer and entrepreneur spent most of his life in exile from his home state. But it never lost its grip on his imagination.

Las Vegas Weekly
November 18, 2021

Recipients range from big players (the Smith Center for the Performing Arts and UNLV’s Barrick Museum) to small-town stalwarts (Elko’s Western Folklife Center and Mesquite’s Virgin Valley Artists Association).