Posts tagged as: Las Vegas Art

Cosmopolitan Las Vegas a nocturnal habitat for artist Alisha Kerlin

Cosmopolitan Las Vegas a nocturnal habitat for artist Alisha Kerlin

Las Vegas isn’t home to a traditional zoo, but for the next few weeks you can walk among other party animals and observe, or even join an artist-at-work inside her glass cage at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Artist-in-residence Alisha Kerlin is welcoming inhabitants to her nocturnal zoo habitat in the P3 Studio from 6 to [...]

Landscape photographer Jeff Mitchum opens second Strip gallery

Landscape photographer Jeff Mitchum opens second Strip gallery

Renowned photographer Jeff Mitchum doesn’t typically shoot people or buildings. Instead he’s earned international acclaim for his vibrant photographs of dramatic nature scenes. So when Las Vegas philanthropist Larry Ruvo asked him to capture an image of the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in downtown Las Vegas, Mitchum decided to spend some time studying [...]

Vegas exhibit preserves traditions of Southern Mexico

Vegas exhibit preserves traditions of Southern Mexico

Fashion and family go hand in hand in the Family Flowers (Flores Familiares) exhibit on display at the Nevada State Museum throughout 2013. The exhibit showcases handmade, regional traditional costumes and intricately embroidered clothing made by Las Vegas folk artist Romeo Sigüenza, or handed down by his relatives. Each vibrantly colored piece on display is shrouded in [...]

Downtown Life is Beautiful festival sets music and food lineups

Downtown Life is Beautiful festival sets music and food lineups

Downtown Las Vegas’ first Life is Beautiful Festival will feature more than 50 musical acts and 60 chefs and restaurants. The Oct. 26-27 festival will show off the city’s best art and offer up wisdom from diverse speakers, alongside recognized and emerging musicians, and purveyors of tastes from simple to swanky. Kings of Leon, Beck [...]

Glass artist Dale Chihuly makes a stop in Vegas at the Bellagio

Glass artist Dale Chihuly makes a stop in Vegas at the Bellagio

Dale Chihuly played around with the art of silvering glass on and off for many years, but it was only recently that the internationally renowned glass artist developed a full-fledged silvering series. His new book, “Chihuly Silvered” showcases the more than 100 pieces he’s created through the silvering process. Chihuly will sign his book and greet [...]

Cosmopolitan presents six interpretations of ‘a closed door policy’

Cosmopolitan presents six interpretations of ‘a closed door policy’

If you’ve ever stayed in a hotel, you likely know a thing or two about proper hotel door hanger usage. Hang your “Do Not Disturb” or “Please Enter” sign incorrectly and you may get caught with your pants down by hotel cleaning staff (or, maybe that’s what you’re going for… I’m not judging). But the [...]

Venetian and Imagine Exhibitions unveil ’50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic’

Venetian and Imagine Exhibitions unveil ’50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic’

  If a picture is worth a thousand words, then 50 photographs is worth … well, I’ll let you do the math. The “50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic” exhibit in the Imagine Exhibitions Gallery at the Venetian brings at least that many words to mind, but topping the list is: Powerful. Moving. Impressive. Thought provoking. Beautiful. [...]

‘Tulips’ sculpture blooms at Wynn

‘Tulips’ sculpture blooms at Wynn

Wynn Las Vegas has unveiled its newest work of public art,  ”Tulips,” by Jeff Koons, which sits in the Wynn Theater rotunda. “Tulips” is a colorful sculpture made from more than 3 tons of mirror-polished stainless steel with transparent color coating. The sculpture was acquired at auction in November 2012 for a price of $33,682,500.  The legendary [...]

Celebrate Dad in a Vegas trip to remember

Celebrate Dad in a Vegas trip to remember

With Father’s Day coming up, show dad you love him with these fun-filled ideas. With all the creative activities Las Vegas has in store for him, fishing trips, backyard barbecues and watching sports can wait. Adventure Dad If you and your dad like to live in the fast lane, then why not show him a [...]

Vegas art scene continues to grow and get more colorful

Vegas art scene continues to grow and get more colorful

I’m no art expert or critic, but I do know what I like.  I took an ancient art history class in college and was bored out of my mind. But on the other hand, I can look at art by Yoshitomo Nara or Banksy all day. The beauty of  Las Vegas is that art exists everywhere. [...]

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