MCASD leases new round of masterpieces to Bellagio Fine Art Gallery in Las Vegas

March 7, 2010 – 4:11 pm

More smart marketing and imaginative leadership from MCASD’s Hugh Davies in choppy economic times.

Call it a financial boost for public institutions or an ethical slap in the face. Either way, Las Vegas, one of few cities in the United States without a public art institution, is reaping museum-quality works… to [be viewed at] the Bellagio gallery for Figuratively Speaking: A Survey of the Human Form, opening May 1.

The work spans from the 19th century to present day. Artists include Pierre-August Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, Roy Lichtenstein, David Hockney, Judith Shea and Yoshitomo Nara. Word has it that there will also be a Cindy Sherman coming in from the San Diego museum….”

Read theg rest of this article with more details online at Las Vegas Weekly.

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