The White River Narrows rock art is considered sacred by Native American peoples in the region.
Despite his reportedly encyclopedic knowledge of the region’s geologic and mineral makeup, Heizer has displayed a baffling incuriousness about the larger story of the land he digs, cuts, and plows.
Characterizations of the artist’s newest work, and that of other White land artists of his generation, sometimes ignore questions of place and locality that are central to Indigenous thinking.
Work on the colossal land art project in the remote Nevada desert began in 1970.
The Nevada Museum of Art in Reno welcomes guests to learn about “The Architect to the Stars” through captivating black and white photography. On view through October 2.
An online platform creates a community around southern Nevada’s transitory creative life, but there’s a problem with its name.
A janitor at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada was reportedly residing in the museum with his family and storing handguns, ammunition, and an AK-47 in a hardware room.
Avi Kwa Ame (Spirit Mountain) is sacred to the Yuman-speaking people of the Mojave Desert.
Elena Brokaw’s work serves as a reminder of the tangible remains of American foreign interference and state-sanctioned violence in Guatemala — the pieces left over, decades after the collective American conscience has moved on.
As outsider art goes, you can’t get much further outside than Thunder Mountain Monument, built by Chief Rolling Mountain Thunder over many years, starting in 1969.
Zak Bagans’s Haunted Museum serves up one offensive gimmick after another.
In one of the latest examples of American museums repatriating human remains, the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe was given control of the 10,600-year-old Spirit Cave mummy.