LAS VEGAS -- Art
lovers wont have to wait until next spring to view the collection
assembled by casino mogul Steve Wynn and his wife, Elaine, which
will be installed at the Wynn Las Vegas when the resort opens April
City visitors who
want to see the Wynn Collection of 14 paintings now can take a road
trip to the Nevada Museum of Art in nearby Reno, where the
exhibition, which opened Oct. 2, will be on display through March
include Picassos Le Reve, (1932), Monets Camille a lOmbrelle
Verte (1876), Van Goghs Peasant Woman
Against a Background of Wheat (1890), Dans Les Roses (1882) by
Renoir, The Persian Robe (1940) by Henri Matisse and Bathers, by
Paul Gauguin (1902).
Other works on
display include a triptych portrait of Steve Wynn created in 1983
by Andy Warhol.
Visitors to the
museum can opt for an audio-guided tour narrated by Steve Wynn in
addition to docent-guided tours scheduled at 2 p.m.
Saturdays. A series of gallery talks
and lectures has been scheduled during the collections stay at the
The museum is
open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays and on
Thursdays until 8 p.m. Admission is $10
for adults, $8 for students and senior citizens and free for museum
information, call (775) 329-3333 or visit www.nevadaart.org.
the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to Amy Baratta at