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Las Vegas Weekly
Apr. 22, 2015

Well aware that an interactive radio broadcast based on a multi-instrument sound apparatus is not something the average person comes across, artist David Sanchez Burr found the Neon Museum Boneyard fitting for his target audience—those who might not frequent contemporary galleries or art institutions.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Apr. 17, 2015

Everybody wants to get into the act. Which is exactly the idea behind — and the spirit of — “citizen speak.”

Las Vegas Weekly
Apr. 8, 2015

If dug from the wreckage and dusted off hundreds of years from now, the introduction to Camille Paglia’s Glittering Images might seem a cautionary prelude to an intellectual end times of sorts, a last-minute plea for society to take hold of its senses and actually “see.”

Las Vegas Weekly
Mar. 18, 2015

In 2010 artist David Sanchez Burr launched a project based on the idea of a community broadcasting itself in real time, an art experience reliant on chance and audience participation. He provided the instruments and other sound devices, the audience interacted and the project evolved, moving from the foothills of Sequoia National Park to galleries and art spaces in Las Vegas and Tennessee.

Las Vegas Weekly
Mar. 18, 2015

In mining historical archives for Kennedy-era photographs, artist Deborah Aschheim bypassed images of the famous family, opting instead for the crowds caught up in the reverie and spirit of Kennedy fever.

Las Vegas Review Journal
Feb. 5, 2015

Artist uses small, found objects as her medium.

Las Vegas Weekly
Dec. 24, 2014

Art for Art’s Sake: Selections From the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation (Marjorie Barrick Museum)

Las Vegas Weekly
Dec. 17, 2014

The new exhibit at UNLV’s Barrick Museum features two decades of award-winning architectural design in Nevada, highlighting works built and unbuilt. But more than that, it offers a glimpse into the creative process and decision-making that led to familiar landmarks dotting the landscape.

Hyperallergenic
Dec. 12, 2014

The Mexican marigold, or cempasuchitl, has long been known as the patron flower of the dead. Its sunny, fragrant blooms open in October and are placed on tombs as offerings for Día de los Muertos.

KNPR News
Dec. 8, 2014

Artist Javier Sanchez wants you to remember the names of 43 students who went missing on Sept. 26 in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.

KNPR News
Dec. 4, 2014

The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum had housed tortoises in its front lobby but when it transitioned from a natural history museum to a fine arts museum in 2012 they created an ArtBar, a place for kids to create art.

Las Vegas Weekly
Nov. 19, 2014

Clutching Toto, shoeless Dorothy wanders a landscape where purple frogs and blue seals roam gaily (and symmetrically) and an orange turtle whispers from above. A smiling puppy decked with a bindi peeks over the marker-drawn hillside, and all is well with the world.

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