23 May 2019

MGM Resorts Art & Culture Presents Artwork From Bellagio’s Artist Studio Resident Parker Ito at Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland

LAS VEGAS (May 23, 2019)— MGM Resorts Art & Culture, a global Associate Partner of Art Basel, will proudly debut a new series of work by Artist Studio resident Parker Ito in the MGM Resorts Lounge at the 2019 edition (June 12 – 16) of Art Basel in Basel.

MGM Resorts Announces Japanese-American Artist Parker Ito as Bellagio’s Next Resident

LAS VEGAS (April 22, 2019) – Emerging Japanese-American artist Parker Ito is the new resident of the Artist Studio at Bellagio, where guests have the opportunity to observe first-hand as the artist’s works come to life. Now through June 23, Ito will produce five major paintings inspired by his experiences in Las Vegas and subtly influenced by his Japanese heritage. These innovative works, paired with Ito’s unconventional studio practice utilizing photography, painting and printmaking techniques, will encourage viewers to reconsider familiar images of the Las Vegas cityscape.

MGM Resorts Art & Culture Unveils Vendarta 100: Six Elements and the Seasons by Esteemed Japanese Artist Kisho Mwkaiyama

LAS VEGAS (January 29, 2019) – During a special ceremony at Mandalay Bay, Japanese artist Kisho Mwkaiyama’s Vendarta 100: Six Elements and the Seasons was unveiled to the public following a six-month visiting artist program with MGM Resorts International. Commissioned by MGM Resorts Art & Culture, Mwkaiyama’s work is a permanent part of the MGM Resorts Fine Art Collection, highlighting the company’s efforts to showcase Japanese art and artists for visitors from around the world.