I’ve always loved collages. There’s something about taking separate objects or images and bringing them together to make something new.
The art pictured above is comprised of petroglyphs–images engraved into rock. These particular rocks show superimposition, meaning that some of the art was etched over already-existing images. To see these petroglyphs and more like them, check out the Crystal Wash Rock Art site near Ash Springs, NV.
I’ve been to a lot of cool places in Nevada since moving here over a year ago.
Here’s a collage featuring a few of them:
Pictured locations include:
The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (A.K.A. Mount Charleston)
Great Basin National Park
Cave Lake State Park
Nevada Northern Railway Train Museum
Desert National Wildlife Refuge
Valley of Fire State Park
Red Rock National Conservation Area
Fremont Street Experience, Las Vegas
Another place I’ve visited is the Neon Museum in downtown Las Vegas (near Fremont Street). It’s basically a neon sign boneyard. They offer a tour and challenge you to write your name in neon. I succeeded.
And as long as we’re talking collages, who could forget this timeless ensemble: