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Mary Warner's Heavy Petal

Unearthly Blooms

Trifecta Gallery exhibits Mary Warner's "Heavy Petals"

It may be a spaceship, hovering over a paint-by-numbers background. Or perhaps a nebula of fireworks, caught at the exact moment of explosion before color vanishes into annihilating shadows. To call Mary Warner’s recent canvases “portraits of flowers”—or worse yet, “flower paintings”—misses the point. They are not really flowers at …more Unearthly Blooms

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Vegas' nightclubs market revealing names

Blush. Surrender. Presumably, in a Haze. The roll call of Vegas nightclubs slips from the tongue like figs from the tree—heavy with innuendo, oozing with the promise of pleasure. In the primeval Paradise, God caused a knowing Adam to name all the things in our world. Here, too, in Sin …more Rumor: Spread It

Las Vegas Tapestry

Vegas In Wool

Sola's Zen portrait of a city signals a trend

The Las Vegas Tapestry (2009), currently housed at the Trifecta Gallery in the downtown Vegas Arts Factory, is slow art. Perhaps it is the slowest of all art. Some radically posited but poorly understood quantum force seems to emanate from its 7′ X 11′ form. Not only did I stand …more Vegas In Wool