Friday, June 24, 2016

"The Painted Veil" Exhibit

Sarinda Jones, "Passage" 18"x12"x8"

“The Painted Veil,” curated by Jorge Rojas, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, through July 8, 2016.

Connections between Rojas’s reading of the veil and Shelley’s poem, from which the exhibition takes its name, are stronger in some works than others. But overall the collective body of work is impressive, and even when the reference to the notion of veiling falters or feels contrived, there remains, with the exhibition, something like unto what Shelley describes as, “a splendour among the shadows…”

More information about the Painted Veil at the Utah Division of Arts and Museums.