Rare Burning Man Photos, Journals, Artifacts Coming to Nevada Museum of Art

The exhibition traces the more than three-decade evolution of an event that has morphed from a bohemian beach gathering in San Francisco in 1986 to the modern-day 68,000-person pop-up city in Northern Nevada's Black Rock Desert each year. 

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Photo Exhibit Brings Splendor of Nevada to Capitol Hill

Some of the Silver State’s most spectacular landscapes went on display Monday in Washington, D.C., as a weeklong photo exhibit called “Home Means Nevada” debuted in the rotunda of the Senate Russell Building.

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Provocative Portraits Exhibit at Sierra Arts Foundation

Will Roger Peterson uses a Nikon F-4 and Leica M-4 with normal lenses and Tri-X and T-max 400 film. Peterson brings black-and-white stills to life with an intense motion effect, created by using a one-second exposure, and strobe and spot lights while the subjects move. While erotic in the fact that his subjects are nude, the gesture and movement in the photos augment the expression of sexuality. And while the images contain little identity, they are filled with expression -- some dream like, some grotesque, all unusually titillating. 

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Will Roger Peterson's Portraits, Reno Tahoe Tonight

Fresh off a three and a half week run last month at Las Vegas' Sin City Gallery, Provocative Portraits by Will Roger Peterson is featured in Reno Tahoe Tonight magazine in an exclusive interview. Peterson's Portraits challenge and engage the viewer through balletically collaborative still to live studies that employ photographic techniques that dramatically capture movement and gesture in his subjects, while conveying an emotional compendium of eroticism, euphoria, danger, freedom, whimsy.  

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Provocative Portraits Exhibit at Sin City Gallery

The enchantment of erotic art has had a long history. From the explicit picture by Gustave Courbet L'Origine du monde to the sublimated metaphors of French Rococo painting, and the mystery of Victorian pornography, there has always been a dialogue between the explicit and the abstract in erotic art, and it is this dance that defines eroticism. For the artist Will Roger Peterson, the subject is one of celebration and performance. Exploration, spirituality, freedom and artistic expression are fundamental.

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Event Horizon, A Documentary on Burning Man

The film explores Burning Man's history, some of the myths and misunderstandings that surround and sensationalize Burning Man's culture, and how the event has come to survive, grow, and evolve by working closely with its neighbors. The film focuses on the challenges and benefits brought to Reno and its sibling communities which serve as the final outposts of civilization to these migrations, and on how Burning Man principles are permanently transforming the local arts and culture.

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