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Welcome to Centaur Art Gallery, the oldest Las Vegas gallery featuring the works of master artists. When you enter the gallery you'll notice a collection second to none. Whether you're looking for a contemporary master, such as Leroy Neiman, or a piece of antiquity from Rembrandt, you will be amazed at what you will find.
We are one of the only art galleries in Las Vegas to offer a five-year exchange plan, where if you want to exchange a piece within five years of purchase, we will gladly offer you store credit towards anything in the gallery. That's unheard of in other galleries.
Fine art is not only a spectacular investment, but also enhances your day-to-day life. That's rare. You needn't be an art expert, as everything at Centaur Gallery is a wise investment. We curate what people want most and look forward to guiding you through a truly unique art buying experience. Contact us today. We look forward to serving you.
As you browse the site, you'll find a huge selection of fine art masterpieces by the most important artists in history from the 16th century through today. Our masters collection features Rembrandt, Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Alexander Calder, Marc Chagall, Joan Miró, Norman Rockwell, LeRoy Neiman, Mark Lewis, among hundreds more.
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Move your mouse over image In “The Lights of Broadway”, LeRoy Neiman brings together a vibrant collage of the world’s most renowned musicals, and displays them on billboards in the heart of Times Square in New York City. He used black paper to display a nighttime view, and to make the neon colors stand out. If you look closely to the bottom of the page, you will see Neiman in his coveralls standing on an island sketching the beautiful scene you see before you.
LeRoy wanted to display a numerous amount of plays that the average person would of at least seen one of or heard of in their lifetime. My Fair Lady was deliberately placed at the top in bright pink, because it was LeRoy’s favorite play. From the foot traffic on every block, to the yellow taxis and fancy cars driving down street & police officers on horseback, Neiman wanted you to get the feeling that you spent a night in city that never sleeps.
This piece is a signed & numbered edition with 313/450 in the bottom left hand corner, and LeRoy Neiman’s signature in the bottom right hand corner. Call now to speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about the rare “Lights of Broadway” or any other artistic work by LeRoy Neiman– (702) 737 1234 or visit our showroom.
Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas has the largest exhibit of LeRoy Neiman’s artwork on display. LeRoy Neiman was an American artist who lived between 1921 and 2012. He is known for his use of sriking colors, and is well known for paintings of leisure life and athletic competitions such as the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the World Series, championship boxing, PGA ant the Masters golf tournament, entertainment, and gambling to name a few. Neimen’s “Celebrating 100 years of Neon” produced in 2005 was commissioned by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitor Authority through Centaur Art Galleries. “Celebrating 100 years of Neon” is a plate-signed serigraph with a total edition size of 500, of which 250 are hand-signed.
Move your mouse over imageThe screen print is a collage of typical scenes you will see in Las Vegas, the show girl and the cowboy and you can’t forget about the gambling. At the top of the serigraph is the well-know “Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada” sign. Above the sign reads 100 YEARS 1905 – 2005. The name Neimen gave the painting, “Celebrating 100 years of Neon,” is interesting. On May 15, 1905, Las Vegas was officially founded a city. In Las Vegas, we have the Neon Museum. The Neon Museum is where all of the old Las Vegas signage goes to retire. The museum didn’t officially open until October 27, 2012, but the point giving the background to the museum is Las Vegas is known for its neon lights. You can also see many of LeRoy Neiman’s other brilliant pieces inside Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas.
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Call now to speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about “Celebrating 100 years of Neon” or any other artistic work by LeRoy Neiman – (702) 737 1234 or visit our showroom.
“The Doctor” etching by James Whistler at Centaur Art Galleries
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The Doctor – James Whistler Lithograph
“The Doctor” by James Whistler is just one of the thought provoking pieces of art on display at Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas, NV. “The Doctor” is a full body portrait of Whistler’s brother who used his skill as a surgeon during the American Civil War and after in London and Paris. Whistler uses what he knows as inspiration. This is what makes his work so personal and intimate. James Whistler was one of the great artists seen during the nineteenth century though “The Doctor” is one of Whistler’s later lithographs. He loved music as well as art. “The Doctor” was etched in recognition of his brother coming to his residence in Paris to see his sick wife. He has a great reputation as an etcher. Much of his work is of family portraits. Whistler uses much detail in his brother’s face, but his use of lines and shading is exquisite. There are no colors except black in his etchings to imply harmony. Lines are more important than color and black is the fundamental are two principles he believed true. Black was also one of the first colors used by artists. During the 18th and 19th centuries, black was a dominant color in fashion. Paris became the fashion capital of the world. Lines are just a piece of music just as the lines he uses are only pieces of his art. They are only pieces of a whole.
Call now to speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about “The Doctor” or any other artwork by James Abbott McNeill Whistler – (702) 737 1234 or visit our showroom.
Move your mouse over imagePurchase “Noble Purity – Mona Lisa” from Centaur Art Gallery
Noble Purity- Mona Lisa by Mark Lewis can be seen inside Centaur Art Galleries in Las Vegas Nevada. Many of Lewis’ pieces are on display their as well. “Noble Purity- Mona Lisa” is a mixed media painting. Mixed media is a combination of fine art with digital media. The subject of “Noble Purity – Mona Lisa” is the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. The Mona Lisa is one of the best known pieces of artwork in the world. Noble refers to a distinguished person. In the 1500’s, high status was usually a prerequisite for having a portrait produced. Purity can refer to the paintings subject as being simple. The woman in the portrait was wearing nothing extraordinary, and the background seems realistic; it is that of the countryside. Lewis tends to focus on different genres. Art is his way of documenting what he sees to be important. Mixed media offers much self-expression to the artist. The artist can achieve many effects with mixed media as well. Lewis began his career as a photographer only after serving his country in the United States Navy. Photography was only just the beginning, he dabbled in all the fine arts eventually. “Noble Purity- Mona Lisa” is a collage of different pieces of the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci. Many of Lewis’ concepts were shaped around the idea of technology. His style uses a very particular technique. Lewis’ talent creates inspiration. Mark Lewis is one of the many contemporary artists Centaur Art Galleries in Las Vegas exhibits.
Call Centaur Art Gallery today for more information on purchasing Noble Purity – Mona Lisa by Mark Lewis – (702) 737-1234
Serigraph – “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas” By LeRoy Neiman
View the Centaur Gallery information page for “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas”. You can also speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas” or any other artistic work by LeRoy Neiman – (702) 737 1234
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High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas by LeRoy Neiman
Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas has the largest exhibit of LeRoy Neiman’s artwork on display. LeRoy Neiman was an American artist who lived between 1921 and 2012. He is probably one of America’s most popular artists because he was the official artist at five Olympiads. One of Neiman’s oil paintings depicted in 2008 is “High Stakes Blackjack- Vegas” displayed in Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas, NV. Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas has serigraph 190/250 numbered impression signed in pencil in the lower left hand corner by LeRoy Neiman.
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LeRoy Neiman – Serigraph Artist
LeRoy Neiman is best known for his use of striking colors and his lively scenes of sporting events and leisure activities. He interpreted the life he knew. The setting of the serigraph is a Las Vegas casino. The viewer’s attention is brought to the center table where the dealer and the many gamblers are playing the game of “21.” The gambler’s faces are expressionless to portray their “poker faces.” Neiman has a great talent for making the observer feel a part of the scene. “21” is a fast moving game. Neiman has a very sudden style about his artwork. His style helps give the observer the impression of the rick associated with the game. Some debate the scene depicted is inside the MGM Grand. You can also see many of LeRoy Neiman’s other pieces inside Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas are center around the lion. The MGM Grand has a lion habitat and much of its entertainment includes the lions.
Call now to speak with a live Centaur Art Gallery representative about “High Stakes Blackjack – Vegas” or any other artistic work by LeRoy Neiman – (702) 737 1234 or visit our showroom.
Tamar the Daughter-in-Law of Judas – Lithograph By Marc Chagall
“Tamar the Daughter-in-law of Judas” is just one of many of Marc Chagall’s original lithographs that can be seen at Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas, Nevada. Chagall created this color lithograph in 1960. He was born in 1887 and was a Russian-French artist until 1985. He was probably one of the first European modernists to be seen. Chagall never forgot his Jewish culture either. His Jewish background probably inspired much of his work. Art tells a story; it is history. A picture is worth a million words. Chagall was asked to illustrate the Old Testament; therefore; he traveled to Palestine. He wanted to experience the “Holy Land” as it is sometimes referred to as for himself to give him inspiration for his work. “Tamar the Daughter-in-law of Judas” wasn’t an illustration used in the Old Testament, so it was probably for himself. To remind himself of his background. To be proud of it. Later in life, he was not a practicing Jew, but he did consider himself always a Christian.
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Marc Chagall Photo Courtesy of: Russiapedia
The story of Tamar and Judas can be read in the Book of Genesis. In this piece, Chagall didn’t decide to use many colors in this piece: red and black. I don’t think this painting requires much color. Red is primary which seems fitting because it is bold. From the story, we can see Tamar’s personality as bold. Chagall’s choice of red captures the viewer’s attention. Red also invokes much emotion. A biblical scene should evoke such emotion. Many of Marc Chagall’s paintings can be found at Centaur Art Galleries of Las Vegas. All of Chagall’s paintings have a story behind them and a very real to the artist himself.
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