Land Art: Past, Present, Futures brings the genre’s early innovators together with contemporary artists, scholars, and activists exploring “what’s next?”
Nevada Museum of Art
Anne Brigman’s Radical Nude Self-Portraits from the Early 1900s
Brigman portrayed her nude body, significantly scarred from an accident, often lodging herself within a gnarled juniper tree deep in the Sierra mountains. Her photographs are remarkable.
Thanks to Government Shutdown, the Galaxy’s First Art Satellite Stalls in Outer Space
Six weeks after its launch, Trevor Paglen’s “Orbital Reflector” cannot be unfurled or tracked until the temporarily-suspended Federal Communications Commission gives the okay.
How Nuclear Testing Transformed the Land in Nevada and New Mexico
Artists document, imagine, and investigate how the testing sites of Nevada and New Mexico scar our soil and harass romantic images of the American West.
Simon Dinnerstein Interrogates the Role of Art in Lived Human Experience
On view through January 6 in Reno, this exhibition presents the noted artist’s rarely seen “Fulbright Triptych” and several works from his expansive five-decade career.
The Politics of Representing Landscapes
Unsettled, an exhibition at the Nevada Museum of Art, in Reno, explores how artists have interpreted the dramatic landscapes of the western edge of the American continents.
Unsettled at the Nevada Museum of Art: Upending Notions of the West in Tumultuous Times
The specific geographic focus of Unsettled begins in Alaska and continues down the west coast of North America, through Central America, concluding in Colombia.
Presenting the 2017 Art + Environment Conference at the Nevada Museum of Art
Between October 19 – 21, the 2017 Art + Environment conference tackles subjects ranging from the cultural tectonics of the New World to the radical self-reliance and civic evolution of Burning Man.
Art Exploring the Worlds of Female Victorian Scientists
It wasn’t easy being a female Victorian scientist. Even if you got a place to work beyond your home, it was unlikely you would ever receive an academic position, or any sort of wide recognition for laboratory success.
The Photographs of A Changed Landscape
Altered Landscape is a collection of over 900 photographs, spanning the last fifty years, by hundreds of contemporary photographers, all of whom have helped to redefine contemporary landscape photography.