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Kris Vagner, Double Scoop's Editor and Publisher, is a journalist who's been covering arts and culture in Nevada and California since 2004. She freelances for the Reno News & Review and other publications. Kris has earned awards for critical writing, entertainment writing, feature writing, and—somehow—sportswriting. Read more at www.krisvagner.com.

Space race

Orbital Reflector meets some hurdles. The NMA celebrates. Trevor Paglen talks shop.

/ December 17, 2018

Doing time, making art

“Art's a way to re-form the horizon” — even in prison

/ December 5, 2018

Street cred

At 21, Diane Bush photographed a London neighborhood as it was being gentrified. Almost 50 years later, she got a book deal.

/ November 10, 2018

Wall to wall

A scholarly exhibition brings a long-forgotten photographer into the present

/ October 24, 2018
why i write about art

Why I write about art

When there are so many different types of expression, it's easy for a disconnect to form. Art can start to look pretentious and exclusive. And I'll be the first to admit that sometimes art is pretentious and exclusive.

/ February 18, 2016

We’re all doing time

Tehching Hsieh at the University of Nevada, Reno

/ April 23, 2015
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Tunnel vision

Utah’s hinterlands provide a stark backdrop for environmental artists’ enduring, earth-based installations

/ June 15, 2006