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Department of Art
Gemma Marmalade is a British artist and professor in photographic art practice at the University of Derby, specializing in experimental approaches to the radical intersections of photography, video, and performance.
At the core of Ferrer's practice is the treatment and transmutation of cultural objects and symbols, pulling from popular iconography to art historical artifacts.
Join UNLV Corporate Challenge stalwart Kathy Lauckner in representing the scarlet and the gray on the court, in the pool, or at the poker table in the annual community games.
The symposium is presented by professor Lawrence Zoller from the School of Dental Medicine.
From galleries and exhibits to the latest Nevada Conservatory Theatre production, we're adding the finishing touches on art projects across campus.
Find out what it means to think about vision as an active process in the brain, not just the eye.
Three new exhibitions at the Barrick, along with shows at the Donna Beam, Grant Hall Gallery, and Lied Library, explore identity and form. Public reception is Feb. 9.
'Identity Tapestry' allows visitors to create a textual portrait of themselves. It will be up until May 12.
Museum director Alisha Kerlin is building a network of collaborators from disparate disciplines and inventing new ways to entice the community to campus.
Hickey has written for such publications as Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, Artforum, Harper's Magazine, Vanity Fair, and many others.
The selection of drawings and paintings is curated by art professor Jeff Burden.
Game designer honors artist friend with scholarship.
Tune in to see this collaborative effort on local PBS station Channel 10.
The evening of spectacular celebration marks the 60th anniversary of UNLV and the 50th anniversary of the Barrick Museum.
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Art In The News
Beyond the tourist corridor’s fl ash, Las Vegas’ art community has been making, collecting and showing great art for years. From established organizations to those in the making, from the Downtown gallery scene to blue-chip public art all over the city, art in Las Vegas is fascinating, varied and defi nitely on the rise. Of course, the excitement is fueled by people, and here we profi le the local art world’s most pivotal players, from its public faces to those moving the needle behind the scenes.
No matter where he stands, Kent Twitchell looks to be in scale with the environment. At Lam Gallery in Los Angeles, he greeted friends who had come to the opening reception of Kent Twitchell: The Man Who Paints Giants, a show filled with photographs, renderings, and sketches of his signature massive California murals, including the eight-story “Harbor Freeway Overture” he completed in 1993; one of his smaller works, “Nelson Mandela Monument,” installed on a piece of the Berlin Wall in 2014; and a photo of his two-story “The Freeway Lady” from 1974, a portrait of the adored matriarch for 101 freeway commuters that was recreated at Los Angeles Valley College and dedicated Thursday.
People here can no longer marvel at the public display of one million dollars, be dazzled by “the world’s largest rhinestone” or even watch showgirls prance in ostrich-feather headdresses. All have vanished.
Just because it looks easy doesn’t make it so.
Consider the works of renowned abstract artist Ellsworth Kelly, who died at 92 late last December in his native New York state.
The business of selling art is always tough even in the best of times. But something seems to be happening in Las Vegas right now that may be signaling something a bit more troublesome for artists and for those who like to look at art.