July 10, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 28

Nicaragua To Vegas To Glasgow

Artist’s Show Opens At Goodkind Gallery

The Goodkind Gallery threw a reception recently to open the showing of the works of Orlando Montenegro, an artist from Las Vegas.

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Las Vegas artist Orlando Montenegro, center, describes one of his drawings to Cathryn Sugg, the owner of Goodkind Gallery, and Dillon Cassel. His show opened with a reception and continues until the end of August.

What he brought to Glasgow falls into two styles: charcoal/pencil drawings of women with tattoos or in unusual combinations with large insects, and abstract acrylic paintings that suggest anatomical shapes and the topography of maps at the same time.

He said he explores the identity of the people through what they put on their skin.

“What I like about tattoos is they remind me of Japanese prints,” Montenegro said. “They’re graphic and stylized.”

He dra...

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