For the first time in nearly 60 years, the innovative yet under-recognized artist is the subject of a retrospective exhibition. On view in Reno, Nevada.
Native Leaders Object to Sale of Little Bighorn Artifacts
Among the 479 items listed in the Guns of History Auction in Las Vegas were several Lakota objects.
Vandals Who Graffitied Petroglyphs in Nevada Sent to Prison
The White River Narrows rock art is considered sacred by Native American peoples in the region.
Michael Heizer’s Empty Empire
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.
What Do Native Artists Think of Michael Heizer’s New Land Art Work?
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.
After 50 Years, Michael Heizer’s Colossal Desert Installation Is Finally Finished
Work on the colossal land art project in the remote Nevada desert began in 1970.
Experience Paul Revere Williams’ Architectural Designs Through the Lens of Janna Ireland
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.
Chronicling Contemporary Art in Las Vegas
An online platform creates a community around southern Nevada’s transitory creative life, but there’s a problem with its name.
Man Found Living With Arsenal of Weapons in Nevada Children’s Museum
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.
Nevada Artists Mobilize to Establish a Sacred Mountain Range as National Monument
Avi Kwa Ame (Spirit Mountain) is sacred to the Yuman-speaking people of the Mojave Desert.
Politics and Joy Come Together in an Artist’s Tribute to Her Murdered Father
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.
An Uncanny Mountain Monument Is the Focus of an Outsider Artist for Half a Century
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.