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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  

Art: Please Touch

Clovernook gallery features Jeff Casto's mixed media art

0 Comments · Monday, November 26, 2007
Please touch the art. You've probably never heard that when visiting a gallery or museum, but it's the mantra at the gallery at Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Clovernoo  

Art: Review: Vanishing Frontier

Cincinnati Art Museum explores American Indian imagery

0 Comments · Monday, November 5, 2007
"And now ... the frontier has gone, and with its going has closed the first period of American history," declared historian Frederick Jackson Turner in a speech at the 1893 Columbian Exposition  

Art: Who You Gonna Call?

Regional ghost hunters investigate bumps in the night

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Check out more information at the CityBeat ScaryBeat site, While Cincinnati thankfully has never been on the receiving end of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man's supernatural rampage a la Ghostbusters  

Art: Guarded Memories

Kim Flora hides her skill at Manifest Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Kim Flora's new collaged paintings, which appear in the exhibition Souvenir at Manifest Gallery, profess to be the artist's own set of reflections on European travel and on a developed sensiti  

Art: Review: The Parishioner Series

Tom Davie wrestles with Catholicism at the Dayton Art Institute

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 9, 2007
What happens when a former altar boy from Sandusky, Ohio, begins to question the religion he grew up with? For artist Tom Davie, the result is a compelling series of paintings that not only explor  

Art: Stone Zombies and Child Gods

Artist Rhonda Gushee discusses her unique visions

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Since moving to Cincinnati four years ago, I've seen Rhonda Gushee's work in more exhibitions than that of any other artist. Its frequent public appearances suggest that Gushee's art holds an   

Art: Stone Zombies and Lonely Child Gods

A studio visit with Rhonda Gushee

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Since moving to Cincinnati four years ago, Ive seen Rhonda Gushees work in more exhibitions than that of any other artist. Its frequent public appearances suggest that Gushees art holds an impo  

Art: Review: Massive/Intrinsic

Sculpture exhibition flourishes at Mac's Farm and Sculpture Center

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Can a big idea -- actually a massive one -- change its location and still carry its weight? That is to say, can the Massive sculpture exhibitions we knew in the great, glorious interiors of SSNOV  

Art: Fall Preview: New Visions

Fall brings a bevy of strong visual art options

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
Let's forget about the strangling swelter that has been the month of August and instead look forward to September, the art world's New Year. The time when some of the best spaces launch some of