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July 17, 2019

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'Long, long overdue': Fremont Street Experience getting canopy upgrade
'Long, long overdue': Fremont Street Experience getting canopy upgrade
Monday, February 18, 2019
The Viva Vision light show canopy on Fremont Street — already the world’s largest single video screen — is being replaced with a newer, brighter model. And, officials say, upgrades to the existing ...
Photo: Yayoi Kunama Bellagio  LD
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art's newest exhibit is awe-inspiring
Friday, January 11, 2019
Yayoi Kusama’s displays bring a quiet sense of wonder.
Photo: A detail of Lily Lis Hundred Birds
A library show featuring Chinese and Chinese-American artists impresses but just misses its mark
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Almost uniformly, the artists shun Asian art traditions and draw upon the Western canon.
Photo: Left to right: Marcus Weiss, Tina Rice, Jasmine Ko
Publish more, perform more, share more: Las Vegas' cultural resolutions for 2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019
What does 2019 have in store for the Las Vegas arts and culture scene? We ask the folks who help to shape it.
Photo: primal water LD
Primal Water showcases Japanese contemporary art
Friday, August 17, 2018
Show's theme explored in many ways in Bellagio exhibition.
Photo: An installation view of Cory McMahon's exhibit
County Commissioners address recent art controversy
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
What kind of parameters should be set for the display of art in Clark County's public spaces? County commissioners considered new guidelines.
Photo: Area 15 in Las Vegas will offer an artsy, futurist
Construction begins at futuristic entertainment/retail venture Area 15
Saturday, May 26, 2018
The 126,000-square-foot project, which will open in late 2019 off Interstate 15 and Desert Inn Road, will mesh art, technology, music, shopping and more.
Photo: Artist Adam Turl's exhibit Revolt of the Swivel Ch
A flat dimension comes alive in 'The Revolt of the Swivel Chairs'
Friday, March 23, 2018
Artist and writer Adam Turl has seen the future—and it's drowning in climate change, sex robots and gold-painted cat leavings.
Las Vegas billboard altered to spotlight gun control
Las Vegas billboard altered to spotlight gun control
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Indecline, an activist art collective, is taking credit for altering a Las Vegas gun range’s billboard to call attention to gun control. The Battlefield Vegas billboard near Interstate 15 and Spring Mountain Road was ...
Photo: Artist Ugo Rondinone's
Museum looking to extend rock sculptures' stay
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The Nevada Museum of Art is working to keep a popular rock art installation west of the Las Vegas Strip in the state through the rest of year or longer if possible. According to the Reno-based museum, about 1,000 people have visited the ...
Photo: Clark County's public art project "Center
Cool heads prevail on Eastern Avenue median project
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Two large steel art installations in the median of Eastern Avenue near the 215 Beltway have heads turning. The final pieces of Clark County’s “Centered” art median project were installed last month, featuring a pair of large steel heads titled, "Norte y Sur," created by Las Vegas artist Luis Varela-Rico. ...
Photo: Valley of Faces takes a journey to Basin
Artists paint the faces they see in Basin and Range National Monument
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Two hours north of Las Vegas, there’s an eerie place where rocks and shadow take on familiar forms.
Photo: Glass artist Dale Chihuly is a pioneer of the glas
At 75, Dale Chihuly discusses struggles with mental health
Saturday, June 3, 2017
The private studio of glass artist Dale Chihuly reflects his long obsession with collecting. Sheets of stamps cover one table; pocket knives are marshaled on another. Carnival-prize figurines from the first half of the 20th century line shelves that reach the ceiling. Chihuly has struggled with his mental health, by turns fragile and luminous like the art he makes. ...
Photo: A look at the current state of Chris Bauder's
The case of the missing reptile art
Friday, May 19, 2017
One of six pink crocodile sculptures that surrounds a golden lion in a busy intersection’s median has gone missing. ...
Photo: Galen Browns hanging Trees installation is one of
'Tilting the Basin' unites the state’s art scenes in a glorious show of strength
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Nevada is home to first-rate artists who can hold their own anywhere.