Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Art Motel The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Embedded Tweets Videos [email protected]@[email protected] DowntownEver-changing street landscape in DTLV.https://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240 Downtown Murals / Street Arthttps://www.neighborhoods.com/blog/your-guide-to-the-murals-of-downtown-las-vegashttps://www.tayloredphotomemories.com/las-vegas-murals-guidehttp://www.plazahotelcasino.com/blog/dface-unveils-latest-las-vegas-downtown-arthttp://dtlv.com/2017/06/02/erogenous-zone-cultural-corridor – 705 N. Las Vegas Blvdhttps://twitter.com/ronmader/status/843174228564234240http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-las-vegas-murals-20170221-story.html Wheel of MisfortuneBehind Lake …

Public Art

Photo: Canoes Public Art = Any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all Also see: street art WikipediaPublic art Features Planeta.com

Art

Buzzwords Art = the expression of human creative skill and imagination, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power Recommended listeningThe art market – Who decides what a painting is worth? The history of the art market and how it works. MéxicoArtes de México – facebook – @artesdemexico Planeta.com

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2020) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel meets a kaleidoscope of colors. Hashtags: #7magicmountains #UgoRondinone #JeanDryLake Key [email protected] Questions What should …

The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide = El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural

Photo: Steve Bridger, Oxkutzcab market mural From the archives: Marlene Ehrenberg’s essay The Art of Being a Rural Tourism Guide (El Arte Ser Guia de Empresas de Turismo Rural): Estamos conscientes que los viajes ilustran y nos causan una de las mayores alegrías que podamos tener en la vida. Los sueños se vuelven realidad, las …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to the old airport. The brilliant Vaquero …

Las Vegas Arts District 18B

Photo: 18B Las Vegas Arts District, or 18b, is a vibrant cultural hub packed with indie art galleries and performance spaces in converted warehouses. Major venues include the Arts Factory, with galleries, shops and a bistro, and sprawling Art Square. The district is loosely bounded by Hoover Avenue, Wyoming Avenue, Las Vegas Boulevard, and Commerce …

Street Art

Buzzwords Street art = Visual art created in public locations Also see: public art Recommended Listening Street art – the next space race? – Street artists are busy commandeering as many city surfaces as their paints will allow, authorities are trying to neutralise the threat, while advertising agencies are keen to clone the potency of …

Oaxaca Art

Photo: Neil Pyatt, Ceramic Fins Take an art walk on the streets of Oaxaca City. This guide focuses on art galleries and the artists. This southern Mexico state is known for its traditional culture and innovation. On the arts scene, Oaxaca leads the nation. The state is home to some of Mexico’s most famous painters, …