Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art at the AAA Five Diamond Award Bellagio Resort is one of the best places in Las Vegas to see works of art by the world's most renowned and influential artists. From contemporary works to classical masterpieces, the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art houses paintings, sculptures, photographs, and mixed media work, generally by accepted mainstream artists. Through many were skeptical about the opening of an art gallery in Las Vegas, a city often known for its less classy pursuits, the gallery has been a temporary home to an extensive amount of fine art and become well-respected even by art critics. Some of the past exhibits have included works by Monet, Picasso, Any Warhol, and Ansel Adams. Even pieces from the collection of actor-comedian Steve Martin have been shown at the Gallery. The most recent exhibit to be housed at the Fine Arts Gallery was the Primal Water Contemporary Art Exhibit created by Midori Nishizawa.
Yayoi Kusama: Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity and Narcissus Garden
Step into an unbelievable artistic masterpiece in Yayoi Kusama’s Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity. In this piece, make your way to the central platform and watch as the room around you growing into an abundance of shimming light, bouncing off a seemingly infinite number of mirrors. This piece of work was created on Yayoi Kusama’s 80th birthday to embrace the dissolution of the self into the infinite.
Narcissus Garden was created, though un-invited, by Kusama for the 33rd Venice Biennale. Her performance art masterpiece was nevertheless successful in its portrayal of Narcissus Garden following the story of Narcissus and his obsession with his looks. The 1,500 plastic silver balls represent the human vanity and forces viewers to see themselves in a distorted form, as if looking into the reflection from a pond. This art piece first debuted near the Italian Pavilion in Venice.
Las Vegas isn't where you would expect to see some of the greatest works of art. But the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art is just such a place. Every work of art will give you reason to pause and think about it. The always changing exhibits from the greatest art houses around make sure you'll always find something new to love about art on your Las Vegas vacation. BestofVegas.com is your source to see these fine works with tickets at great prices.