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Danielle Kelly

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In memoriam: Dorothy Wright was an unsung hero of Las Vegas history
Monday, Jan. 25, 2016
"Perhaps the most fitting celebration of her life is to embrace the history of the amazing place she helped to memorialize."
The CAC's latest exhibit, 'Garden of Forking Paths,' thrills even as it bewilders
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The collaborative showing is on display through August 18.
Enter PIN, buy art at 'ATM Pop Up'
The Jerry Misko-curated exhibit is affordably eclectic
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Jerry Misko-curated exhibit is affordably eclectic.
Stephen Hendee's magical new exhibit
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
If the diaphanous, color-inflected polyhedrons seem familiar, they should.
A picture's worth a few stitched words in Whitmore's 'Hello Sweetie'
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Words and pictures are merged—literally—in Kleven Contemporary's latest show
The second 'Object Builders' student art exhibit feels as fearless and infectious as the first
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
It seems UNLV and CSN have some talented artists on campus.
Fine art review: Kristine McCallister's 'Coming of Age'
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
An examination of human maturity—featuring paper dolls.
Art review: Miguel Rodriguez's 'So Sincere'
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
His formal devices are there, but there’s no coherent message.
A slew of fresh faces makes the CAC’s 23rd Annual Juried Show a wildly varied experience
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Weekly art critic Danielle Kelly says: 'While I confess to not loving much of the work, I love that so much of it is completely and utterly unique.'
Fred Mitchell's 'Tangents' photos expertly probe accident scenes
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Put yourself on a collision course with this Fifth Wall Gallery exhibition.
Mary Warner exhibit offers a fresh look at an old subject in Trifecta's 'Heavy Petals'
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
It’s not so much a question of what the painting reveals about the flower as what the flower can say about painting.
Fine art: Brandvik's metal structures get at the soul of Las Vegas
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
'Green Felt Jungle Gym' brings the city's famous architectural frames into focus.
'Neon Gods' exhibit reflects on the Vegas Valley's unfinished state of existence
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011
Local artists Tony Flanagan and Michael Monson collaborate on photography series on display at Winchester.
This year's 'minUMENTAL' show at Trifecta has a meaty twist
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011
Trifecta Gallery's fifth annual 'minUMENTAL' introduces several new artists
Artist duo's 'sensuous now' will get under your skin at Pop Up
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011
The show draws the sensed into focus like the sound of a zipping jacket, the act of washing dishes, the touch of a dog’s cold wet nose.
Zak Ostrowski balances the organic and the industrial in new art show
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011
Zak Ostrowski's 'Specimen Dissection' combines wood, metal and some serious artistry.
'In and Out of Whack' wonderfully twists grand and restrained art styles at CAC
Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011
In literal terms, Hennessy works on a grand scale versus Karpman’s more discreet efforts. What’s more interesting is the shared inscrutability of both artists’ exhaustive code of materials and symbols.
The skateboard deck gets much love with LVSK8 5
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
The latest LVSK8 exhibition features some absolutely gorgeous artwork
Hot like glass
New Mexico’s Experimental Glass Workshop shows off its skill at Charleston Heights
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Experiments in blowing—the artsy kind.
The Bellagio Gallery's latest show feels a bit tight, but it's not bad
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Danielle Kelly reviews the Bellagio Gallery's latest show


The CAC's 'Annual Juried Show' trims down a bit, but still delivers
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The 22nd iteration of the CAC's 'Annual Juried Show' is a bit pared down, but still fantastic
John Musgrove proves his muscle with his 'New Paintings' exhibit
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Weekly art critic Danielle Kelly reviews Brett Wesley Gallery's latest exhibit.
Chad Brown’s latest exhibit is a brilliant use of space
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The large space of the Clark County Government Center's Rotunda is currently the canvas for Chad Brown's latest sculpture exhibit.
Emergency Arts offers more than good coffee
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Professional studios, artist spaces and tiny art galleries with rotating exhibitions fill the rambling hallways.
CAC’s 'Blur' strips away the myth of the American Dream—in breathtaking fashion
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Brutality and collusion are quiet companions throughout the CAC’s Its All a Blur.
Lovely connection: Photos pair with paintings at Brett Wesley
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Colonial Americana meets 1970s U.K. at Connections.
'event horizon' is a whimsical look at environmental collapse
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011
Danielle Kelly reviews the latest exhibit from Andreana Donahue
Making art out of tweets
By using GPS, Geolocation shows where Twitter feeds originated
Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011
Exhibit Geolocation gives life to tweets
Feeling the 'Emergy'
Maria Michails’ installation will have you thinking twice about Mother Earth
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011
Maria Michails' Charleston Heights Art Gallery exhibit explores "emergy"
Weaving Las Vegas
Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011
The story of Sola and her Las Vegas Tapestry is the stuff of legend.
'Ballad of Barker' pays collage tribute to space dog Laika
Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011
Drawing parallels between key moments in Laika’s short life with the foibles of contemporary philosophers and pop-culture iconoclasts.
Brett Wesley Gallery’s latest exhibit delights in its outsider perspective
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010
Las Vegas nurses a perpetual Southern California hangover, aesthetically as well as literally.
CENTERpiece Gallery’s 'Size & Scale' is perfect for the holidays
Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010
While a bit uneven, the selection of mostly three-dimensional works gives a tasty little sampling of some seriously heavy hitters.
Painting with fire at Trifecta gallery
Artist Thomas Willis turns everyday objects into its art
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010
The level of detail is breathtaking, especially given that all of the paintings are made with fire.
Ephemeral objects are elevated in Dombrosky’s rotunda exhibit
Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010
Boxes, bags and beauty in a new art exhibit.
My weekend in and among the world of 'Off the Strip'
Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010
Now in its second year, this mini-festival of performance and video work is unpredictable, ambitious and raw, beautifully reflecting in one fell swoop the joy and pain that is Las Vegas.
My weekend in and among the world of 'Off the Strip'
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010
Now in its second year, this mini-festival of performance and video work is unpredictable, ambitious and raw, beautifully reflecting in one fell swoop the joy and pain that is Las Vegas.
Hendee exhibit 'Ice' is built around sci-fi, yet brilliantly housed in a history museum
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010
"Ice Next Time" imagines a looming Dark Age in which all technology has collapsed and digital records have been destroyed.
Hendee exhibit 'Ice' is built around sci-fi, yet brilliantly housed in a history museum
Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010
Ice Next Time imagines a looming Dark Age in which all technology has collapsed and digital records have been destroyed.
Sush Machida creates a world of artwork you really should see
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010
Sush Machida wants to bring you closer to God, and he’s using paint to do it.
Sush Machida creates a world of artwork you really should see
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010
Sush Machida wants to bring you closer to God, and he’s using paint to do it.
CAC’s window installation celebrates the act of making
Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010
A celebration of the very act of making lies at the core of this event.
Who IS Banksy?
Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010
Many tout his fame, while others call him a fraud.
Marilyn Minter exhibit reason enough to check out CENTERpiece
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
The crossroads of fashion photography and high art are well traveled, but no one does it quite like Minter.
Marilyn Minter exhibit is reason enough to check out CENTERpiece
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
The crossroads of fashion photography and high art are well traveled, but no one does it quite like Minter.
Animal instincts
Springs Preserve exhibit looks at man’s relationship with other species
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
In a scant nine months, the Big Springs Gallery at the Springs Preserve has carved for itself a definitive niche.
New art exhibit at Bellagio reflects trend of using human form
Monday, June 14, 2010
Man has been creating images of himself since he began making pictures. It makes sense: As with the literary maxim "write what you know," use of the human form as subject matter might come so naturally for artists because of the simple fact that they have one.
Body of work
The Bellagio’s newest exhibit reflects art trends through the use of the human form
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
The Bellagio’s newest exhibit reflects art trends through the use of the human form
Mid-mod marvels
Mitchell’s photos flash back to Vegas’ architectural past
Friday, May 28, 2010
"Mid-Century Modern Las Vegas" features some fascinating photographic documentation.
Mid-mod marvels
Mitchell’s photos flash back to Vegas’ architectural past
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Mid-Century Modern Las Vegas features some fascinating photographic documentation.