Best Visit From Austin Past

Dave Hickey

MacArthur fellow Dave Hickey, currently of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, may be the most important Man of Aesthetic Letters in our era, and he landed in Nevada up from Fort Worth and his legendary Sixties Austin gallery, A Clean Well-Lighted Place. His essays on contemporary art send global sparks, and his lecture here last year on "The Beaux Arts Tradition" was a fugue of knowledge, wit, acute distinctions, sharply rendered Austin memories, and a generous joyfulness in really, really seeing. Those who heard him had new eyes and ears; those who didn't are waiting for the next whirlwind. Dave Hickey: 702-610-6207

4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas

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