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Dennis Oppenheim's Big Paintbrushes

Two 45-foot paintbrushes tower on opposite ends of the street on Charleston, by the Arts District.  The $700,000 installation was the source of controversy when plans were changed from the initial proposal, and a brush was improperly installed.  And then, the artist died in January.  The paintbrushes are finally being unveiled today.  We talk to the artist's wife about their meaning, and whether they're a true symbol of the Las Vegas Arts District.
 
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Amy Plumb, Dennis Oppenheim's wife

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