Parking Lot at Fremont, 9th, 10th, and Ogden.
Photo: Paint This Desert
Joe Schoenmann on "Life Cube," a street art project that will be taken down in Burning Man style. [Las Vegas Sun]
The Cube is looking for a few good artists. Facebook.
Abandonment of public space is a recurring muse. Kristen Peterson writes that Suzanne Hackett-Morgan’s paintings exude a “personal relationship between the Las Vegas artist and the land she has tread.”
Geoff Carter pens “Marty Walsh Talks About Trifecta Gallery’s 10th Anniversary.” [DTLV at Vegas Seven]
Two articles about downtown Las Vegas has that same reporter wondering “Why Can’t the National Press Get Downtown Right.” [DTLV at Vegas Seven]
Curator for upcoming “State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now” at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art has been poking around Las Vegas. “The art community was buzzing” writes Kristen Peterson at Las Vegas Weekly.
Band founded in Las Vegas is getting air play in Sochi .
From Crystal Bridges' website: "The process for selection of artists to be included in 'State of the Art' has been developed by a national group of curators, collectors, and other experts in the field of contemporary art. From an initial list of 10,000 names, this group has narrowed the search to 1,000 artists whose studios Crystal Bridges President Don Bacigalupi and Assistant Curator Chad Alligood are visiting in person. Of these, some 100 artists will be selected for the exhibition."
Would it have been noticed on the Strip? Lifelike sculpture of sleepwalker in nothing but underwear is spooking Wellesley College students. Sculptor is Tony Matelli. [WaPo]
The Guggenheim Museum has "a rare coup" by securing the first loan of Futurist murals from the central post office in Palermo, Sicily. [NYT]
Broad Museum opening delayed until 2015. [LAT]
Camilo José Vergara goes around the US and snaps photos of murals with President Barak Obama. Details in Daily Mail UK's "Obama in the hood."
Christina Angelina, the street artist based out of Venice, Calif., working on Life Cube Friday, Feb. 7. 2014. After the 24 by 24 wooden cube is completed by other artists, it will be burned March 21. Life Cube Project is the brainchild of Scott Cohen, the cubist of Burning Man.
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