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Mohseni, an Iranian-born artist and filmmaker, will speak in the Barrick Museum of Art auditorium.
Tamar Ettun's "Jubilation Inflation" unifies different areas of the artist's practice in a multifaceted examination of trauma, healing, and radical empathy.
Wittenberg is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles working primarily in video, sculpture, and installation.
Moshayedi, a curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, opens the Fall Visiting Artist Lecture Series.
The gallery kicks off the semester with an exhibition of work by the newest faculty members of the department of art.
This performance artist, art critic, and teacher is excited about collaborating with new colleagues at UNLV.
The Barrick comes alive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 22 with free workshops and music for all ages.
Join the free opening reception at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art 5-8 p.m. June 2.
Civin joins the college effective July 15, following eight years with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).
The artists discuss what it means to make art in Las Vegas today.
The public is invited to visit master of fine art candidates and visit their studios where they will present recent work.
Sessions start at the top of each hour from 1 to 5 p.m.
Longtime New Yorker writer will explore ways art and science have been approached together, and separately, over the years.
The scholar and artist unpacks her 'Scouted' series, a re-contextualization of location shots behind the classic Martin Scorsese film Casino (1995).
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Art In The News
“Full Orchestra” was an abstract performance with a simple message. The UNLV College of Fine Arts is marching to a different drum beat on fresh legs led by the new chair of art, Marcus Civin.
The University of Nevada Las Vegas announced that interdisciplinary artist, critic, and educator Marcus Civin has been named chair of the department of art at the College of Fine Arts effective July 15.
Beyond the tourist corridor’s fl ash, Las Vegas’ art community has been making, collecting and showing great art for years. From established organizations to those in the making, from the Downtown gallery scene to blue-chip public art all over the city, art in Las Vegas is fascinating, varied and defi nitely on the rise. Of course, the excitement is fueled by people, and here we profi le the local art world’s most pivotal players, from its public faces to those moving the needle behind the scenes.
No matter where he stands, Kent Twitchell looks to be in scale with the environment. At Lam Gallery in Los Angeles, he greeted friends who had come to the opening reception of Kent Twitchell: The Man Who Paints Giants, a show filled with photographs, renderings, and sketches of his signature massive California murals, including the eight-story “Harbor Freeway Overture” he completed in 1993; one of his smaller works, “Nelson Mandela Monument,” installed on a piece of the Berlin Wall in 2014; and a photo of his two-story “The Freeway Lady” from 1974, a portrait of the adored matriarch for 101 freeway commuters that was recreated at Los Angeles Valley College and dedicated Thursday.
People here can no longer marvel at the public display of one million dollars, be dazzled by “the world’s largest rhinestone” or even watch showgirls prance in ostrich-feather headdresses. All have vanished.