Utah Museum of Fine Arts

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Sunday September 21st, 2014 - 11:00 am (3 total times)
Northern Utah's Bingham Canyon Mine, the largest man-made excavation on earth, has been a source of fascination and inspiration for artists around the country since the mine’s earliest days. Spanning 1873 to the present, this exhibition presents paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs that examine the mine from a variety of perspectives, tracing its physical development as well as its effects on the local economy, culture, environment, and people. Featured artists include Jonas Lie, William Rittase, Andreas Feininger, Jean Arnold, Edward Burtynsky, Robert Smithson, and the Center for Land Use Interpretation, among others. The exhibition also includes photographs of the mine after the massive landslide of spring 2013, the effects of which continue to impact both the mine's operations and the local economy.
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Sunday September 21st, 2014 - 11:00 am (25 total times)
A companion exhibition to the Moksha: Photography by Fazal Sheikh exhibit, Krishna: Lord of Vrindavan explores the Hindu god Krishna through sacred and secular artworks, dating from the 11th century to the 20th, from the Museum's Asian art collection. The exhibition will be presented in the Museum's Emma Eccles Jones Education Gallery.
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