Los Angeles muralist Kent Twitchell with a detail of "The Return of Ed Ruscha" days before the opening of "The Man Who Paints Giants." I Photo by Marie Rooney Hardwick, courtesy of Kent Twitchell Studio
A landmark mural in Downtown Los Angeles was whitewashed in 2006. A new version will soon be going up in LA's Arts District. It's not a Las Vegas story, but I am pleased to pass on a link to my post at Hyperallergic.
Whitewashed Portrait Mural of Ed Ruscha Will Be Reborn, Older and Wiser
Above: Stephen Hendee created sculpture for the celebration of 30 years of public art programming in the City of Las Vegas.