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Bringing Art Back To The Vegas Strip

When discussing fine art, Las Vegas will rarely come to mind.  But the MGM Mirage is developing a $40 million public arts program, promoting Las Vegas a destination for the art world. Several of the featured artists will be: Maya Lin. Henry Moore. Frank Stella. Jenny Holzer. Nancy Rubins.

Under construction is an $8 billion, 76-acre (31-hectare) development called CityCenter that MGM Mirage is building on the Vegas Strip. MGM Mirage is the city’s biggest resort corporation. The site is planned to open late 2009 with a 4,500-room hotel-casino, five non-gaming boutique hotels and residential towers, and a 500,000-square-foot retail district.  Full article