Fine Art

Using the language of symbol, the artist combines pictorial elements in witty and incisive visual narratives.

Matthew Couper uses Vegas iconography to deliver a potent message in ‘From Dust to Water’

November 22nd, 2017

Using the language of symbol, the artist combines pictorial elements in witty and incisive visual narratives.

  • Disorientation is part of the experience—you can’t step into the pool, you can’t go past the rope, you’re not quite sure what to think about ...

  • The paintings, up at Priscilla Fowler Fine Art, are shiny, vibrant and abstract—like a disco inkblot test.

  • It’s one of the most ambitious, successful exhibitions in the UNLV gallery to date—which is saying a lot.

  • An eponymous exhibition up now at MCQ Fine Art spans more than three decades of his work.

  • This show of Stones artifacts is a must for even the most casual of fans.

  • It’s a joy to stroll the gallery and see how each artist interprets the challenge of art with a limited palette.

  • It’s quirky, disarming work that seems to belong to the jungles of Borneo on one hand and the sci-fi frontier on the other.

  • “When you’re drawing the president or anybody, the more attractive they are, the more difficult they are to draw.”

  • With two large sculptures—one a bright Chinese red, the other a pure enamel white—and two videos, Tan’s works have a fresh, disarming feel.

  • The new photography exhibition is on display at Winchester Cultural Center.

  • Six times larger than in years past, the nearly-30,000-square-foot, two-story retail space will be transformed into an immersive playground for the adventurous.

  • Camilla Quinn’s “Appropriation,” up now at Donna Beam.

  • This year's honor—solely for visual artists—means both financial reward and local recognition.

  • Two hours north of Las Vegas, there’s an eerie place where rocks and shadow take on familiar forms.

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