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Objects of Desire & Disgust Photography Exhibition

Objects of Desire & Disgust ART 4720 | Color Photography From the very beginning photographs were employed to induce desire and promote the spectacle of commodities. Throughout this semester long collaborative project, the included artists examined the relationships between human desire, visual representation, and the relationship to photography. The ideas explored include desire as validation […]

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Professor Ed Bateman featured on KSL News

Photography/Digital Imaging Professor Ed Bateman was recently featured on KSL News, watch the video below! “Bateman started taking actual carte de visite photos and adding elements from his imagination. The result was a series entitled “Mechanical Brides of the Uncanny” (a reference to philosopher Marshall McLuhan) – carte de visite pictures of a cowboy robot, […]

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2019 Annual Student Art Exhibition

Thanks to all who came out to support our students for the 2019 Annual Student Art Exhibition! The show will be on view in Gittins Gallery until May 3. Don’t miss it! Reception Photos Exhibition Photos Award Winners Anita Hawkins – After Rothko – Best in Show & Faculty Awards Nikita Nenashev – Rolapp Award […]

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Photography Professor Joe Marotta Retires

As the semester ends, we say a bittersweet goodbye to Professor Joe Marotta as he retires after 40 years of teaching photography in the Department of Art & Art History at the University of Utah. Professor Marotta started at the University of Utah in 1978, and has run the photography program for the same amount […]

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2018 Student Exhibition

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the opening of the Annual Student Exhibition last week! Special thanks to our students, faculty, staff, and juror John Sproul for putting together an outstanding show. We are as always grateful for our award donors for the event: the EJ Bird family, Blick Art Materials, Pictureline, the […]

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Simon Blundell: Fragmentation and Language

Simon Blundell, Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Photography, opened his exhibition Fragmentation and Language at the Gallery at Library Square January 13 – February 23, 2018. Blundell says of the work: Vision is shaped by the time in which we live, and life today can no longer be distinguished from the influences of mechanical and technological means […]

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New Photography Minor

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So much of how we know our world comes to us through photographs. There is almost no discipline or aspect of life that is not touched by it in some way.

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