Art for Art's Sake on view in Las Vegas, Nevada

Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
January 30 – April 26, 2014

Examples of Debra's early work of abstract drip paintings will be included in this large, survey exhibition at the Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The piece on view was acquired by the acclaimed Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation and has been included in several traveling exhibitions.

This particular exhibition features work by young, mostly American, artists who explore the potential of abstraction. Using the basic elements of pictorial art -- color, line, shape, texture -- they produce bold, exuberant compositions that appeal foremost to the eye. Most of the work was produced in the last 20 years, a cultural era dominated by the labyrinth of images on the Internet. In order to compete with this continual barrage of pictorial stimulation, these artists chose to tackle it head-on, creating works that confront the viewer with a complex field of visual information. Their art is complicated, convoluted, and opulent -- never sedate and always surprising.

For more information visit the museum website: Art for Art's Sake