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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).
Personalize an object with beads. Join the museum in welcoming artist Noelle Garcia for a workshop.
As part of the curated screening, artist and filmmaker Chris Coy will show his film BARNRAZER, as well as selected works by artists Jon Rafman and Andrew Norman Wilson.
Lowenthal examines the evolutionary exchanges between design, historical legacies, and their effect on the production of subjectivity.
Gemma Marmalade is a British artist and professor in photographic art practice at the University of Derby, specializing in experimental approaches to the radical intersections of photography, video, and performance.
At the core of Ferrer's practice is the treatment and transmutation of cultural objects and symbols, pulling from popular iconography to art historical artifacts.
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Art In The News
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.
Just because it looks easy doesn’t make it so.
Consider the works of renowned abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly, who died at 92 late last December in his native New York state.