LAS VEGAS (August 19, 2021) – Due to popular demand, MGM Resorts Art & Culture is extending its current exhibit, Leather Throwers, at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art for guests to enjoy through Sunday, Oct. 10.

Titled after a drawing by California artist Ed Ruscha, the exhibition highlights artists who have utilized imagery and the personalities of boxing to create sculptures, paintings and drawings that tell the story of the sport through political, social and visual lenses. Alongside these pieces are photographs, objects and historical memorabilia commemorating great moments from the storied history of boxing.

Featured artists include Diane Arbus, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeffrey Gibson, Douglas Gordon, Damien Hirst, Annie Leibovitz, Vik Muniz, Ed Ruscha, Claes Oldenburg, Irving Penn, Gary Simmons and Andy Warhol.

Tickets are on sale now and priced at $16 for adults and $13 for children. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art’s Leather Throwers exhibit is open Thursday – Monday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. For additional information, call (702) 693-7871 or (877) 957-9777, or visit bellagio.com/bgfa

About Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

Located at the heart of Bellagio Resort & Casino, Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art is Las Vegas’ premier exhibition space. Since opening in 1998, the gallery has presented exhibitions of artworks and objects drawn from internationally acclaimed museums and private collections, including Yayoi Kusama, Primal Water: An Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Art; Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection; Town and Country: From Degas to Picasso; Yousuf Karsh: Icons of the 20th Century; Picasso: Creatures and Creativity; Fabergé Revealed; and Warhol Out West.

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