The vibrant gifts of Inheritance in Andrew Alba’s works at Material art gallery

Andrew Alba remembers the prints of paintings such as Emiliano Zapata, the leading figure of the Mexican Revolution in the early 20th century, and works by Mexican artist Diego Rivera that occupied a place of honor in his grandparents’ home. The grandson of Mexican migrant workers who came to the U.S., Alba says, in an … Read more

Taiwanese artist Lu Wei makes her first solo American show in Salt Lake City’s Material art gallery

Now in Utah, Lu Wei’s first solo exhibition in the U.S., My Sole Desires comprises ink paintings, handmade art books and scrolls. Quickly, the viewer is drawn to how the Taiwanese artist exquisitely explores the vicissitudes of time and space in the female gaze. She captures with gentle elegance in warm hues the boundary layers … Read more