Rio Gallery Exhibit Challenges the Consumerism of Art

Two Utah artists use abstract paintings, found objects, and a multidimensional installation as vehicles to express their concerns about an increased emphasis on consumerism and audiences who see art as merely a luxury.
The exhibit postmodernposh, featuring Nolan Flynn and Mitchell Lee and presented by the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, opens July 13 and run through August 31 at the Rio Gallery. A reception will be held July 20 during Salt Lake Gallery Stroll from 6-9 p.m. The Rio Gallery is located at 300 S. Rio Grande St. and is free and open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.The Rio & Alice galleries were created as a service to Utah artists. They provide free venues for emerging and established artists to collaborate on exhibits and engage the community through art making and dialogue. For more information on exhibition and other program opportunities visit visualarts.utah.gov.