Catalog published in conjunction with the exhibition Las Vegas Diaspora The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland, organized for the Las Vegas Art Museum by Dave Hickey, with assistance by Alex Codlin, and appearing at the Las Vegas Art Museum September 30 December 30, 2007. Free Download [ Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland ] author [ Dave Hickey ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
David Hickey born circa 1939 is an American art and cultural critic He has written for many American publications including Rolling Stone, Art News, Art in America, Artforum, Harper s Magazine, and Vanity Fair He is currently Professor of English at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and Distinguished Professor of Criticism for the MFA Program in the Department of Art Art History at the University of New Mexico.Known for his arguments against academicism and in favor of the effects of rough and tumble free markets on art, his critical essays have been published in two volumes The Invisible Dragon Four Essays on Beauty 1993 and Air Guitar Essays on Art and Democracy 1997 In 2009, Hickey published a revised and updated version of The Invisible Dragon, adding an introduction that addressed changes in the art world since the book s original publication, as well as a new concluding essay He has been the subject of profiles in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, U.S News and World Report, Texas Monthly, and elsewhere He was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, the so called genius grant Hickey graduated from Texas Christian University in 1961 and received his PhD from the University of Texas two years later In 1989, SMU Press published Prior Convictions, a volume of his short fiction He was owner director of A Clean Well Lighted Place, an art gallery in Austin, Texas and director of Reese Palley Gallery in New York He has served as Executive Editor for Art in America magazine, as contributing editor to The Village Voice, as Staff Songwriter for Glaser Publications in Nashville and as Arts Editor for the Fort Worth Star Telegram.In 1994, he received the Frank Jewett Mather Award for art criticism from the College Art Association 1 In 2003, he was inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame, sponsored by the Friends of the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries.
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- Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland
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