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YOUR WEEKEND: Center presents Latino works on paper

The West Las Vegas Arts Center will present “Voces Latinas: Works on Paper from 1921 to Present” through March 22.  Viewing hours will be 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

“Voces Latinas” (Latino Voices) showcases artworks by 15 artists who represent the diverse range of creative voices within the Latino community. Drawn primarily from the permanent collection of the Nevada Museum of Art, “Voces Latinas” highlights works on paper that touch on complex subjects and issues that continue to inspire dialogue and debate within the Latino community.

In addition to artworks that stress the traditional importance of religion and family, the exhibit explores the 1960s Chicano movement and works by contemporary artists who draw on the styles of Modernism, Symbolism and Magical Realism. The exhibition features works by Enrique Chagoya, Camille Rose Garcia, Carmen Lomas Garza, Elizabeth Gomez, Sergio Gonzalez-Tornero, Gronk, Luis Jiménez, Jr., José Chavez Morado, José Clemente Orozco, Diego Rivera, Gustavo Ramos Rivera, Tino Rodríguez, Frank Romero, Rufino Tamayo and Patssi Valdez.

This exhibit is curated by the Nevada Museum of Art and presented as part of the Nevada Arts Council Nevada Touring Initiative Program, which is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Nevada Legislature. The center is located at 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Call the center at 229-4800 for information and directions.

— Laura Tucker Ludwick

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