In The News: Department of Art

Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas community members will have the opportunity to see their artwork displayed on the Exosphere — the viral outer shell of the Sphere that has gained worldwide attention over the last year for its repertoire of designs, including advertisements for movies, grinning emojis, giant basketballs and more.


The visual and performing arts are in full swing throughout the state. Making good on its promises to bring more activity and people to Commercial Center, Clark County has just launched a program with UNLV, which will produce cultural events at the East Sahara complex.

New Books Network

Underlying every great city is a rich and vibrant culture that shapes the texture of life within.

Deseret News

On the northeast side of the Great Salt Lake, a little over a hundred miles from Salt Lake City, lies perhaps the most notable piece of land art ever made, and due to record-low water levels caused by a drought that threatens the very existence of the lake, the Spiral Jetty is more visible than ever.

The Salt Lake Tribune

Like any work of art, the value of Spiral Jetty — easily the most recognizable artwork in Utah — depends on how you look at it.


Last summer Lisa Rock left her house as seldom as she could. She says it's because of what was happening right outside her door.

College Art Association of America

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New York Times

His status as an art-world outsider, and as a staunch defender of “beauty” in art, drew him legions of fans and enemies alike.


Dave Hickey, a critic, popularly known for his book "Art Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy," has passed away at the age of 82.


Art critic Dave Hickey, known for his sharp wit and brash writing, died at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, of heart disease November 12 at the age of eighty-two.


The author of landmark books such as "Air Guitar" and "Invisible Dragon" died of heart disease.

Las Vegas Review Journal

Dave Hickey was Las Vegas’ resident genius for two decades.