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Photography from The Prime Document @ CSN

Photography from The Prime Document @ CSN

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The Prime Document is a class taught by CSN professor Heather Protz, where students explore the advantages of shooting one camera body with one prime lens (fixed focal length lens, no zooms) for an entire semester. They explore Las Vegas with weekly location shoots, focusing on people, cityscapes, and the juxtaposition of life.  Keep snapping! Karina Sigmund (Header […]

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3 Questions with Antonio Gomez

3 Questions with Antonio Gomez

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Las Vegas photographer and CSN professor Antonio Gomez was recently featured on PROOF, National Geographic's new online photography site. PROOF was launched to engage ongoing conversations about photography, art, and journalism. Gomez is no stranger to exhibiting his work; he was featured in a solo exhibition last year entitled "Six Years of Solitude" at Brett Wesley […]

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Su Limbert: Forevermore @ Trifecta Gallery

Su Limbert: Forevermore @ Trifecta Gallery

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Su Limbert is no stranger to the Las Vegas art scene. After successful runs at Blackbird Studios, The CAC, and Cosmopolitan's P3 Studio in a handful of years, she's come into her own in manners of craft and aesthetic. It's the whimsical spirit of her work, however, that completes the package. That spirit is evident […]

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Las Vegas Artists’ Trip to Torrence Art Museum

Las Vegas Artists’ Trip to Torrence Art Museum

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Last Friday a swath of Las Vegas' finest migrated to the Torrence Art Museum in the hinterlands of Los Angeles. Sam McMackin of Vast Space Projects led a group of artists that presented their work amongst many of the best that the West Coast had to offer, with surprising results. The photo essay below is courtesy […]

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Public Art @ Zappos Campus

Public Art @ Zappos Campus

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It's almost been a year since online shoe retailer Zappos took up new digs inside the old City Hall Building downtown. Unless you work there, you might not realize that there's a lot more going on inside the brutalist-designed structure than selling shoes.  On a recent Friday, Culture Curator Brian Paco Alvarez gave me a tour […]

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Three questions with artist Linda Alterwitz

Three questions with artist Linda Alterwitz

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This month, Trifecta Gallery features the work of photographer Linda Alterwitz in an exhibition titled "In-Sight." The profound compositions are landscapes layered with medical imaging. Alterwitz's work stirs up a range of emotions from beneath the stark white frames they're presented in. We got the chance to ask the artist a few questions regarding the […]

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Five Questions with Artist Benjamin Alejandro

Five Questions with Artist Benjamin Alejandro

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This Saturday at 6pm, LA-based artist Benjamin Alejandro will be giving an artist talk at the closing reception for his latest solo show at Amanda Harris Gallery, "The trouble is, you think you have time." Those who were in attendance at his talk last year know that we're in for an engaging night of art […]

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The Modern: Contemporary Art and More

The Modern: Contemporary Art and More

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Timing is everything. It’s a cliché, but clichés are cliché for a reason—they’re usually true. Is Las Vegas ready to give a major art museum another go, and make it stick this time? It does seem like the right time, and the great likelihood of it being a downtown venture can’t hurt either (the office […]

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Fade to Gray: A Photographic Review of Graffiti Art in Las Vegas

Fade to Gray: A Photographic Review of Graffiti Art in Las Vegas

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William Shea and Patrick Lai spent fourteen months documenting the graffiti scene in Las Vegas. They sought out to expose the talent seen in the Valley to a larger audience. The result is Fade to Gray: A Photographic Review of Graffiti Art in Las Vegas. Shea and Lai are an unassuming pair who ended up […]

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Preview: Greetings from Las Vegas

Preview: Greetings from Las Vegas

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Greetings From Las Vegas will take place on Thursday, December 5th at the Gateway Motel, a vintage motor inn still in operation on the Las Vegas Strip. Artists, designers, and community groups will take over 20 rooms, transforming them into pop-up galleries for one night. The entire project will also be themed around sustainability. Organizer […]

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