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Kris Vagner is Double Scoop’s editor in chief. In former lives she was a literature student in Arizona, an art student in Boston and Los Angeles, an artist, gallery owner, art teacher, and Arts Editor for the Reno News & Review. She’s been writing about Nevada art and culture since 2004. 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
monumental sculpture

Tunnel vision

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

/ June 15, 2006