“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.
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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
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
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