“Mind in Vegas” is shifting gears!Readership of general-interest Las Vegas blogs has led to a steady steam of art reviewing and other projects. In an effort to bring these art reviews to more readers, I'll be re-posting them here.
Brian Porray’s “Seahorse Sea Hell” Hear that sound? That’s your neurons firing as you come through the door of The 10th Circle exhibition at Vast Space Projects. This group show of six early-to-mid-career LA artists delivers raw energy exploding from a Big Bang of color, shape and shine. But while you’re enjoying …more Baude on 10th Circle
Master of light and color, rod and cone, artist James Turrell may have been blinded a little by his own success. With major retrospectives running simultaneously in New York, LA and Houston, the man famous for turning light into an artistic medium also recently completed a monorail installation at the …more Baude on James Turrell
The Bellagio's Impressionism exhibition provides insight into Las Vegas
Not far from a boisterous pack of blackjack tables, I contemplated Seacoast at Trouville (1881) by Claude Monet. What, I wondered, would the great French Impressionist paint if we could manipulate the laws of physics, snatch him from the 19th-century, and set him down on the Strip. Would Monet chronicle …more The Neon Glint In Monet’s Eye
A Groupon Special opens the door on Shane O'Neal
The front desk at Shane O’Neal Studios is vacant. No way the bell can be heard above all that giggling. I ring a couple of times anyway before setting off down the corridor into 8000 square feet of studio space. The Groupon headshot deal didn’t mention the pole-dancing cage with …more The Magic Head Shot