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October 22, 2014

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Photo: Artist Jesse Carson Smigel holds a clay model of h
Giant cat head to take over Downtown corner
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
You had us at giant gnomes, Jesse. But, by all means, keep going.
SLS debuts amid high expectations; skateboarding shop to ride park’s success
SLS debuts amid high expectations; skateboarding shop to ride park’s success
Monday, August 25, 2014
Openings & Closings:
The new SLS Las Vegas is expected to reinvigorate the north end of the Strip, as a paint-and-sip store opens to the Henderson public. Meanwhile, a skateboarding store sets up shop, and ...
Photo: Jack Rabbit, acrylic paint on a utility box by Tat
The bureaucratic hurdles of public art: Looking at Clark County’s program
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
“Things are going to move along at a pretty slow rate, but pretty soon we’re going to start seeing art," Patrick Gaffey
Photo:
Palm reading: The precision of Louis Varela-Rico’s suspended hand
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
‘Organic Study No. 1’ marks a stylistic departure for Luis Varela-Rico
Photo: Chris Jones at Patina Decor.
Timeless glamour and haughty attitudes of Chris Jones’ billboard collages
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Sexy, vintage and alluring, the 40-by-60-inch billboard collages combine fashion illustrations (from old Harper’s Bazaar magazines) and enhanced photographs of models, as well as other printed imagery.
Photo: JK Russ at Sin City Gallery
JK Russ taps into the primal force of the image-making psyche
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
An archaic relationship between body and landscape dominates the show at Sin City Gallery
Photo: JK Russ at Sin Gallery
Walking on the wild side with JK Russ
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Russ’ works are often sexy and fun robust creation.
Photo: Su Limbert is at Trifecta Gallery through August 2
Revisiting narrative in Su Limbert’s ‘Forevermore’ at Trifecta Gallery
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Forevermore engages the theme of death without becoming creepy.
Photo: Trifecta Gallery owner Marty Walsh and Spud, surro
End of an era: Trifecta Gallery is closing
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Trifecta Gallery in the Arts District is closing in January. Owner Marty Walsh and her husband Pete plan to move back to Ireland.
Photo: Tom Zaller at
Tom Zaller: Las Vegas wants daytime cultural entertainment and great event spaces
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Seeing the success of Las Vegas exhibitions, it is clear that locals and tourists in Las Vegas want more access to arts and culture. To meet their demand, I opened Imagine Exhibitions Gallery in June 2012 in partnership with the Venetian.
Photo: Michael Godard and
Michael Godard: Las Vegas pop artist witnesses McCarran’s midnight circus
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Once again I find myself at one of the greatest locations for people watching: McCarran Airport here in Las Vegas. Usually I’m rushing through the terminal placing mental bets on whether I’ll make my flight. Well tonight’s a different story.
Photo: Robin Barcus Slonina, owner of Skin City Body Pain
‘Skin Wars’: Las Vegas entrepreneur talks body paint, RuPaul and reality TV
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Robin Barcus Slonina, owner of Skin City Body Painting is a producer and judge on Skin Wars premiering August 6.
Photo: Floss & Gravity
Yasmina Chavez’s farewell exhibit takes us to that space between control and the authority of nature
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Time works in circles, and answers are nonexistent in Yasmina Chavez' Floss & Gravity.
Photo: Sush Machida
Sush Machida’s sneaky Zen koans and the importance of mindfulness
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tokyo in Vegas: Vision Collision might come across as Pop Art, but if you stop there, you’ve really missed it.
Photo: Photographer Todd Duane Miller, left, and artist J
Artists JW Caldwell and Todd Duane Miller go 'Face 2 Face' at Cosmo's P3Studio
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
“The whole project is designed to showcase the similarities and the differences, because they’re inseparable,” Caldwell says.

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