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May 28, 2016

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Photo: Five brings a variety of artistic styles
Barrick Museum director Aurore Giguet is leaving Las Vegas
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
After 20-plus years at the Barrick, she has accepted a position as executive director of the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Photo: Seven Magic Mountains
Nevada desert is home to must-see landscape art
Monday, May 16, 2016
On Interstate 15, 10 miles south of the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and St. Rose Parkway, seven colorful stacks of boulders have captured the attention and imagination of drivers, beckoning them to stop and take a closer look. We explain what it is and ...
Open land is a blank canvas for big ideas in art
Monday, May 16, 2016
Q+A: David Walker:
The Nevada Museum of Art’s David Walker discusses why our desert is perfect for art and if a museum is on the horizon ...
Photo: Downtown Spaces
Downtown Spaces' Spectral Gallery set to close
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
The space will shutter its doors on May 31.
Christie’s kicks off art auction week with curated sale
Sunday, May 8, 2016
The highly anticipated art auction season arrived Sunday with a specially curated sale that included a sculpture of a kneeling Hitler by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, which fetched a record price for the artist ...
Photo: Artists Diane Butner, left, and Kathleen Nathan po
A creative space: Art, literature and the five senses at the Nest
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The Reading Room's art of the story.
Photo: Justin Favela's
CAC’s latest Juried Show makes a resonant statement about the physicality of art
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The works were selected by Mary Leigh Cherry of Cherry and Martin Gallery in LA.
Burning Man, Fine Art and Kitsch walk into a bar ...
Burning Man, Fine Art and Kitsch walk into a bar ...
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Highbrow vs. Las Vegas
“Why should art, of all things, be free from critical dissection?”
Photo: Even in rehearsal, the Philharmonic has gravitas.
This Week in Arts: Philharmonic’s Gershwin, Rondinone’s public art and female figurines at the Barrick
Thursday, March 31, 2016
There's a new website for Ugo Rondinone’s “Seven Magic Mountains.”
Photo: Melissa McGill's work on a billboard in Las Vegas
Stretching the canvas: A new program places artists' work on billboards
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Wendy Hickey's promoting of the arts on available billboard space comes to town.
Photo: Erik Beehn
Erik Beehn's masterful flowerpot manipulations at MCQ
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Art that raises deeper questions of how we see in a world deluged by digital photos.
Photo: Original sculpture by Miguel Rodriguez (left) and
Altering art: The unfortunate fable of ‘holy cheeseburger’
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Unless a contract says otherwise, artists who sell their works no longer have a voice in what happens to them.
Photo: Eyob Mergia
With content that’s traditional and sacred, Eyob Mergia paints his homeland
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The 72 paintings in Eyob Mergia’s The Philosophy of Form and Color are inseparable from the artist’s biography.
Photo: A visitor to the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at t
University agrees to return Nazi-stolen painting
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
The University of Oklahoma has agreed to return a painting that the Nazis stole from a French family during World War II, a lawyer and school officials said Tuesday in announcing a settlement of a drawn-out dispute over the …
Photo: Audrey Barcio's Continual Eventual at the
With dimension and illumination, Audrey Barcio’s towers enthrall
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
The installation’s success depends, in part, on its simplicity.