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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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DAVID SANCHEZ BURR: NEW CITADEL @ P3 Studio

DAVID SANCHEZ BURR: NEW CITADEL @ P3 Studio

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David Sanchez Burr's "New Citadel" at P3 Studio builds on the concept of de-construction that was part of "Beyond Sunrise Mountain" earlier this year, and examines the cyclical nature of urban experience. The idea is folded into a process of building, destroying, collecting, and repurposing, where audience participation is encouraged.  Patrons are invited to collaborate […]

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Christopher Tsouras: Drone Series @ Winchester Cultural Center

Christopher Tsouras: Drone Series @ Winchester Cultural Center

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CSN fine arts professor Christopher Tsouras' "Drone Series" exhibition at Winchester Cultural Center is as advertised —"Mixed media photography simulating images caught by unmanned aerial vehicles." Tsouras appreciates and understands what William Jenkins coined almost 40 years ago in Rochester, and everything that's happened since. What's glossed over in the official description of the exhibition is […]

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XVALA Artist Talk @ Amanda Harris Gallery

XVALA Artist Talk @ Amanda Harris Gallery

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Amanda Harris Gallery hosted artist XVALA this past Thursday as part of this month's "exchange" group show. XVALA is Jeff Hamilton, an LA-based artist by way of Tulsa. Much of his work focuses on witty puns embedded in visual memes. At first glance, they may seem like mere publicity stunts, but their simplicity has the […]

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First Friday Gallery Highlights – May 2013

First Friday Gallery Highlights – May 2013

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Here's a quick roundup of gallery offerings in the Arts District this month.  Above: detail from "Cottontail" by Charley Harper @ Trifecta Trifecta Gallery American Modernist Charley Harper (1922 – 2007) Design in the desert consists of 4 rare originals from the estate of Charley Harper, signed artist-proof screenprints from the highly collectable sold out […]

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First Friday Gallery Highlights – April 2013

First Friday Gallery Highlights – April 2013

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Here's a quick roundup of gallery offerings in the Arts District this month.  Above: "Gateway" by Erin Stellmon @ Trifecta Trifecta Gallery Erin Stellmon deals with the transient nature of Las Vegas and it's disposable construction, spectacle of implosion, economic destruction, and its phoenix-like ability to rise from its own ashes. Stellmon consistently and skillfully […]

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