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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  

Art: Review: Lines, Webs and Sites

Paul Kass makes building supplies work as art

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Paul Kass makes fine art with materials you might find in your garage, but his work is anything but ordinary. An interest in form, structure, pattern and color defines his sculpture, and his unco  

Art: Women of Peace

Xavier exhibition provokes thought, promotes peace

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Imagine meeting 1,000 nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize all at one time. Beginning Jan. 16, you can do just that. Xavier University's Women's Center will host 1000 PeaceWomen Across the Globe,  

Art: Review: Keep on Living

Hill and Rawe juxtapose religion and product at Semantics

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Despite the lag in Brighton's art scene in recent months, its own Semantics continues to deliver fresh exhibitions that cultivate a sense of community for Cincinnati's creative class. This mon  

Art: Review: Jewels of Time

Celebrating the art of time at the Taft Museum

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Time is likely on your mind as another year begins. For one more gorgeous reminder, take a look at the treasure trove of timepieces on display at the Taft Museum of Art in the exhibition Jewels o  

Art: Review: Trick of the Light

Dennis Kiel returns as Manifest shows guest curator

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Dennis Kiel, former curator of photography at the Cincinnati Art Museum and current chief curator at The Light Factory in Charlotte, N.C., has popped back into town -- or at least his critical ey  

Art: An Artful Year

Cincinnati gives itself credit, finally

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 26, 2007
The art year in Cincinnati started a little early in 2007. It was last December, in fact, with the first rotation of the Contemporary Arts Center's exhibition Graphic Content. Before Matt Distel  

Art: Review: Russian Impressionism and Social Realism

Phyllis Weston-Annie Bolling Gallery warms the winter with Russian art

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
I have to admit that before visiting the Phyllis Weston-Annie Bolling Gallery's current exhibition, A Rare Painting Collection of Russian Impressionism and Social Realism 1945-1991, I knew virtu  

Art: Review: Local Color

A group exhibition at Publico redefines regionalism

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
Publico examines regionalism in the group exhibition Local Color. Four artists and one group of artists present work that's informed by their environments. The art term local color defines the true  

Art: Review: Celebration of Creativity

Ohio Arts Council grant recipients on view at the Weston Art Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Financial independence is key for an artist to enjoy creative freedom. For this reason, the importance of grants, fellowships and other types of financial support cannot be underestimated. These   

Art: Review: The Dance of the Painting

Kate Muir's work is alive at YWCA with the interplay of color

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
To lift your spirits, go one flight up at the YWCA Downtown to the Women's Art Gallery, currently alive with the work of Kay Muir. Muir, now in her nineties, has been making art most of her long