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Claude Monet: Impressions of Light @ Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

Claude Monet: Impressions of Light @ Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

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Credit: Camille Monet and a Child in the Artist’s Garden in Argenteuil, 1875 (oil on canvas), Monet, Claude (1840-1926) / Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Going to the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art can be a frustrating experience. While the works on display are often excellent and it is one of the only […]

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The Garden of the Forking Paths Exhibit @ the CAC

The Garden of the Forking Paths Exhibit @ the CAC

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At first I was a bit skeptical about the CAC’s newest exhibition of conceptual art from three Philly-based artists. Skeptical only because of a familiarity with the titular reference to Borges’s short story “The Garden of Forking Paths,” which is one of my favorites. Having taught the story to countless undergrads is not among the […]

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First Friday Las Vegas, 6/1/12 Roundup

First Friday Las Vegas, 6/1/12 Roundup

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Here are some highlights for this month’s First Friday: Brett Wesley Gallery Las Vegas, NV – March 23, 2012 — Join Brett Wesley Gallery for the opening of two solo shows featuring Las Vegas photographer Nathan Douglas with True Stories and Las Vegas sculptor Luis Varela-Rico with Soar.  Opening and artists reception will be Thursday May 31, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. […]

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First Friday Gallery Highlights for May 2012

First Friday Gallery Highlights for May 2012

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Image above is a detail from “End of an Era” by Danny Roberts, 24×30″, oil on canvas I made it out to Preview Thursday last night, meeting several artists who have openings tonight in the Arts District. Here’s a quick roundup of must-sees for this First Friday: Biscuit Street Preacher: Santa Monica Trifecta Gallery Robby […]

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First Friday Las Vegas, 5/4/12 Roundup

First Friday Las Vegas, 5/4/12 Roundup

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Here’s the roundup of what’s happening culturally this month: In the Arts Factory: Sin City Gallery AF – Studio #100 ‘Mandwich Redux’ male nudes by Marne Lucas. Preview Reception May 3rd, 6:30pm-10pm Artist Talk at 8pm. First Friday, 6-10pm, artist present. May 3-27, 2012 ‘Mandwich Redux’ is a photography project celebrating the male physique and […]

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First Friday Las Vegas, 4/6/12 Roundup

First Friday Las Vegas, 4/6/12 Roundup

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Here’s the roundup of what’s happening culturally this month: In the Arts Factory: Contemporary Arts Center AF – Studio #120 CAC’s 23RD ANNUAL JURIED SHOW This year the Contemporary Arts Center received over 600 digital submissions for consideration in its annual juried exhibition. Submissions came in from artists located throughout the United States, Europe and […]

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The Unveiling of the Smith Center

The Unveiling of the Smith Center

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It is in many ways appropriate that the first thing you see when entering the grand lobby of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts is a massive bronze statue by local artist Benjamin Victor based on Oskar Hansen’s “Winged Figures of the Republic” at the Hoover Dam. Not only does it fit in with […]

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First Friday Las Vegas, 3/2/12 Roundup

First Friday Las Vegas, 3/2/12 Roundup

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Here’s the roundup of what’s happening culturally this month: In the Arts Factory: Sin City Gallery AF – Studio #100 VOLUPTUOUS by Gia Ray DESERT OF EARTHLY DELIGHTS Award-winning New Zealand artist JK Russ will be exhibiting a series of collage works incorporating landscapes, flora and fauna from the desert, spray-painted sunsets, and the titillating […]

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Mark Baugh-Sasaki: Transfigured Lands @ Pop-Up Art House

Mark Baugh-Sasaki: Transfigured Lands @ Pop-Up Art House

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To make your way several times through Transfigured Lands is to experience the movement of water, a substance whose strange nonchalance we often take for granted. An asphalt river (incidentally recycled from a resurfaced parking lot) snakes through the gallery. Small wooden bridges allow the visitor to cross over at various points. Mark Baugh-Sasaki has […]

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First Friday Las Vegas, 11/4/11 Roundup

First Friday Las Vegas, 11/4/11 Roundup

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Here’s the roundup of what’s happening culturally this month: In the Arts Factory: Sin City Gallery AF – Studio #100 VOLUPTUOUS by Gia Ray Las Vegas artist Gia Ray presents an intriguing look at sexuality through her new series VOLUPTUOUS. Showing over 17 new pieces that features women of all shapes and size, Ray’s traditional […]

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