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Fine Art

The exhibition features first-rate paintings, sculptures, photographs and videos by 32 artists connected to Las Vegas.

'Recent Acquisitions' finds continuity in a stunningly diverse curation

July 22nd, 2015

The exhibition features first-rate paintings, sculptures, photographs and videos by 32 artists connected to Las Vegas.

  • Bellagio exhibit highlights the evolution of Picasso.

  • The local artist pieces together paper creations made from past works.

  • Some argue that in a work by an artist using an idea presented by another artist, only the intention needs to be different—not the art ...

  • Shows dedicated to cultural touchstones often succumb to fawning and cliché. Not so here.

  • The new exhibit is dedicated to the creative force and pursuits in and around Las Vegas.

  • A corner of the room holds a pile of chicken nuggets, an homage to The Simpsons, a stack of mini lowriders—I can’t help but wonder ...

  • What would happen if the power grid went out?

  • The abstract compositions exhibit harmony and balance, and an intriguing feel for color.

  • The new campus opened last week with light art, sculptural benches and more.

  • A darkroom, a gallery and two seasoned photographers

  • The current UNLV artist-in-residence turns her attention to the game-changing era of JFK’s presidency.

  • The beat, the melodies, the sound waves and experiences.

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    Daiquiri insanity, crafts on tap and a rustic feel.

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    "I don't think we got the chance to fully spread our wings."

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    Sobering stats: Project Know's new study points to the unpredictability of party drugs.

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