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Art: Review: All Mixed Up

Old meets new at The Carnegie in Covington

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Antiques mix and mingle with modern technology in the Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center's current show All Mixed Up. While the first floor is devoted solely to antique quilts, the artwo  

Art: Review: C'mon Everybody, Get Up!

Terence Hammonds draws from the Civil Rights era in his latest exhibition

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
At the risk of sounding naìve, I'll say that racism always surprises me. It shocks me that the images of riots, violence and radical protest that Terence Hammonds incorporates into his work  

Art: Review: Rembrandt: Three Faces of the Master

Cincinnati Art Museum presents Rembrandt as himself

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Rembrandt created more than 70 self-portraits during his lifetime. The three currently at the Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM) reveal the evolution of the Dutch master's painting style and provide a   

Art: Review: From Winslow Homer to Edward Hopper

Taft Museum highlights American watercolor masterpieces

0 Comments · Monday, April 14, 2008
From Winslow Homer to Edward Hopper: American Watercolor Masterpieces from the Brooklyn Museum, now on view at the Taft, is a pleasure from start to finish. Despite the title (thought up by a ma  

Art: Review: Daniel Libeskind

CAC cuts corners showcasing the famous architect

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Three years ago, while taking in the view from my high-rise hotel room in downtown Denver, my eyes stopped at a striking structure more like a sculpture than a building. The unfinished amalgamati  

Art: A World of His Own Making

Christian Schmit's visionary ideas result in a new class and exhibition

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
At Covington's Art Off Pike last fall, amidst the more anticipated tents assigned to anxious-looking artisans, I came up to an outhouse-sized structure with wheels called "The Draw Box." The pu  

Art: Love Is a Risky Business

Dido and Aeneas is a one-hour opera with enough emotion for three

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Two acclaimed performers of contemporary music return to Cincinnati to make the case for a baroque opera more than 300 years old. Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, directed by Mischa Santora, combine  

Art: Review: LeWitt x 2

CAM and CAC combine for complementary Sol LeWitt exhibitions

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2008
An artist's ideas bristle on every wall and even on some floors at the dual Sol LeWitt exhibitions now showing at Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) and Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM). Behind LeWitt X   

Art: Retro Cool

Country Club propels Charley Harper into the future

0 Comments · Monday, March 17, 2008
Matt Distel and Christian Strike are like kids ripping open a gift as they pull the bubble wrap off of the latest Charley Harper picture to arrive from storage. "Rocket Belt, Mechanical Horse a  

Art: An American in London

Cincinnati artist takes on the British scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2008
If you haven't seen Emil Robinson around lately, it's because he's across the pond. Robinson is in London putting together a new body of work and trying to break into the gallery scene there.  

Art: Review: Space Is the Place

The CAC's latest exhibition rewards thoughful, adventurous viewers

0 Comments · Monday, March 10, 2008
Space Is the Place is a challenging exhibition that looks at the possibilities and the past of space exploration. Contemporary Arts Center Curator of Education Scott Boberg described the artists  

Art: Review: Miracle Pennies and Other Stories

Nate Larson's work at The Weston challenges you to believe

0 Comments · Monday, March 3, 2008
A well-dressed peddler steps into the Weston Gallery and opens a bag of tricks. Poof! A cloud of smoke, and out flies holy water, fortune cookies and wax ears. In his exhibition Miracle Pennies a  

Art: Review: Masterpiece Quilts

The Cincinnati Art Museum sews beauty with traveling exhibition

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Follow the stitches of quilts from the past with your eyes, and you visually retrace paths painstakingly made marks the creators left behind as a record of their lives. Women made quilts to commem  

Art: Review: Pat Steir: Paintings and Prints

Steir's work speaks volumes at Carl Solway Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 6, 2008
    

Art: Review: The Creative Eye

Finding new in the old at the Dayton Art Institute

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
In a world gone digital, certain photographers soldier on with film. Some even work in black and white, ignoring siren calls of color, immediacy and digital tricks. They might, however, have a f