All posts by Brent Holmes

Brent Holmes is a wizened veteran of the Las Vegas arts and journalism scene, a lonesome cowboy riding the high desert who occasionally wanders in to communicate dispatches on the innumerable goings on in this thing called civilization. Beware his haggard stare and keen eye.

‘Transformers’ at Reno City Hall

A traveling exhibition curated by JK Russ shows what some of Nevada's most ambitious artists have in common

/ September 28, 2022

Scrambled Eggs—downtown Las Vegas’s newest artspace

'Latinx artists of all stripes have powerful voices in Southern Nevada, but rarely have they been in the gallerist seat.'

/ July 27, 2022

We got to play the saints of Las Vegas

A visiting artist came to encapsulate a city that's all-too-easy to misinterpret. He nailed it.

/ February 17, 2022

Omega Mart—maximalism soaked in psychedelia

Here's why it's a lot of fun. And here's why it's a problem.

/ September 30, 2021

The year things got weird

Artists reflect on the chaos and isolation of 2020

/ June 14, 2021

Spectacle makes you talk. Art makes you think. 

After seeing Van Gogh The Immersive Experience, a longtime Las Vegan makes a case for acknowledging the difference

/ April 15, 2021

Rogers Art Loft brings the world to Las Vegas, one artist at a time

A local's love note to a homegrown institution

/ April 5, 2021

Zooming in

In their artwork, Clarice Tara Cuda & Min Jung process misogyny and pain. In video chats, they goof and giggle.

/ December 22, 2020

A redistribution of glory

The World Stage at The Nevada Museum of Art presents some deliciously strange bedfellows

/ November 5, 2020