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….”
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