Jeffrey Vallance

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  • 10 years ago | A Considerable Town

    Illustration by Jeffrey VallanceSince the death of Ronald Reagan, various ghostly phenomena have been reported up at the Reagan Ranch in the hills above Santa Barbara. Rancho del Cielo (cielo means “heaven” in Spanish) was Reagan’s ...

  • 13 years ago
  • 13 years ago | Longform

    Illustrations by Jeffrey Vallance ~ Stages of Moving ~ We flew from arctic Umeå, Sweden, to Las Vegas, got our cars out of storage and road-ready, drove to San Antonio (where we were visiting artists at UTSA), then took the I-10 from Texas t...

  • 16 years ago | Art

    Illustration by Jeffrey VallanceTHE FAçADE OF THE NEW VENETIAN RESORT HOTEL Casino in Las Vegas, the latest casino to feature a "fine art" theme, is a pastiche of Venice, Italy's most famous architectural monuments -- all crammed together. ...

  • 16 years ago | Art

    LAS VEGAS CASINO MOGUL STEVE WYNN IS NOT ONLY chairman of Mirage Resorts Inc.; he's also a gallerist. His Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art (in the casino we've been hearing so much about) looks more like a museum, as it is loosely modeled after the Fr...

  • 18 years ago | Travel

    Visitors to Las Vegas usually navigate their way through the standard tourist attractions without much trouble. But locating the really intense stuff — extraterrestrials, eerie rock formations, weeping statues, caverns that lead straight to h...