Las Vegas Art

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…

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…

‘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…

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…

Vegas gambles on public art

By Jorge Labrador VEGAS.com There is a new wave of headliners in Las Vegas. You won’t see their names on the Las Vegas Strip’s big marquees, even though some of them are known around the world. You won’t find them in the city’s showrooms, theaters or lounges. Instead, you can…

Figuratively Speaking inspires

Keith Haring’s “Elvis Presley” (Date unknown). Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. I remember nodding off in art history class during college, only to be called out by my professor in front of the entire auditorium — on more than one occasion! But can you blame me? This…