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Smallworks Gallery -- Contemporary Art Online
September 1, 2000
special html email edition
James Brown
Paintings Prints Sculpture

September 8 - October 21

Opening Reception: 
Friday, September 8,  6-9 pm

Coincides with a Building Wide
Opening at The Arts Factory

Smallworks Gallery presents the opening exhibition of its fourth season: international artist James Brown’s paintings, prints, and sculpture. 

James Brown first came to prominence in the art world in the early 1980’s when graffiti was the championed new art form.  Both Brown and Jean-Michael Basquiat, a close associate, shared an emphasis on crude drawing and primitive imagery in their work.  By 1982 Brown was showing with New York dealers Holly Solomon and Shafrazi.  Brown’s work has since shown extensively throughout Europe, Japan, and the United States; he is represented in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the national collections of Australia, Germany, France, and Mexico.

This body of work was inspired by the artist’s 1992 trip to Morocco.  The exhibition consists of ten print works, three paintings, and a bronze sculpture. 


James Brown
Untitled (Charcoal)
hand collaged

An extensive tour of the 
exhibition is available online. 
Click here

Kelly Coalier
oil pastel & watercolor pencil

Kelly Coalier
A Year in Las Vegas

September 8 - October 21

Opening Reception: 
Friday, September 8,  6-9 pm

Coincides with a Building Wide
Opening at The Arts Factory

Step right up!  Lost Vegas Gallery presents another roadside attraction: colorful drawings by Kelly Coalier. Originally from Saint Louis, Missouri, Coalier spent a year in Las Vegas making drawings of roadside attractions. His subject matter is Las Vegas, the gaudy motels, casinos, tourist attractions, amusement parks and neon signs. These highly stylized, and humorous drawings are executed in oil pastel and watercolor pencils on paper. 

Kelly Coalier is best known to Las Vegans as the guy they saw at the stop light in that weird car with toys glued all over it. Coalier is now back in Saint Louis, Missouri, gluing more cows and green army men onto his vehicle... what else is he supposed to do with his
M. F. A. ?


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Fifi's Find's Found

Due to overwhelming enthusiasm from Fifi's previous exhibit and malcontent with modern fashion, Fifi’s Finds Found, takes up residence in the Lost Vegas Gift Shop.  Fifi's Finds are a visual spectacle of glamorous and groovy gems of vintage apparel and accessories for all sexes available for purchase.   Fifi masquerades as mild-mannered Diane Bush by day, but do not be deceived by this: her alter ego has appeared on the front page of the New York Times fashion section and her collection has been seen in Carlito’s Way, Donnie Brasco, Mike Figis’ Liebestraum, and numerous television features. 


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Smallworks & Lost Vegas Galleries
(Upstairs in The Arts Factory)
[enter on Charleston]
101 East Charleston Blvd Ste 201
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 388-8857
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