Las Vegas Sun

August 1, 2014

Currently: 96° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Art for Art's Sake: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

UNLV College of Fine Arts and Marjorie Barrick Museum
invite you to join us on Thursday, January 30, 6:30 - 8:30pm for the opening reception for:

Art for Art's Sake: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Reception January 30, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Exhibition Dates: January 30- April 26, 2014

UNLV BARRICK MUSEUM

Art for Art's Sake was the rallying cry of the 19th-century Aesthetic Movement, which believed that art should be enjoyed for its pure visual qualities. This exhibition reexamines this concept in a group of contemporary artists whose art focuses on sumptuous beauty and pure visual effects. Works by Mark Chariker, Iva Gueorguieva, David Ryan, Tim Bavington, Brian Porray, and Ali Smith allow us to revive Whistler's ideal that art should "appeal solely to the artistic sense of the eye."

This exhibition is curated by Billie Milam Weisman, director of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.

Funding has been provided by the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation.

For more information visit the Barrick Museum website.

When: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Where: The Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Gallery

Event posted Jan. 24, 2014
Last updated Jan. 24, 2014

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Submit an event »

« Previous | Next »

Editor's Picks

Today

Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood
Recess Fridays
Encore Beach Club
The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T's
Red Rock Casino Resort Spa | 7 p.m.

Saturday

Jazz Conversations Big Band Series
Viva Las Vegas Event Center
Lilian Garcia & The Fuse
Club Madrid at Sunset Station
Sydney After Dark
Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino

Sunday

Gardens Guided Walk
Springs Preserve | 11:00:00
Rock ‘N Roll Compendium
Planet Hollywood | 22:00:00
Sunday Brunch
Tao Beach | None

Monday

Human Experience at The Beat
The Beat Coffeehouse
Forever Motor City
The Riviera | 9 p.m.
Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood

Tuesday

Rock Shot Bingo
Green Valley Ranch | 8:30 p.m.
Nickel Beer Night
The Beauty Bar
Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood

Wednesday

Recycled Percussion
The Quad
Olivia Newton-John
Flamingo
Face 2 Face
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Thursday

Viva Veracruz!
Planet Hollywood
Movies in the Square
Town Square
Fantasy Circus
Baobab Stage