As the long-awaited Beyond Pop Art: A Tom Wesselmann Retrospective
prepares to open Friday at Cincinnati Art Museum, there is much to
discuss about this native son’s controversial career as one of the
original Pop artists.
After visitors travel the gravel pathway
leading to Grailville, they enter a cultural oasis made up of rich
farmland, peaceful nature trails, organic gardens and a group of women
dedicated to sustainable living and a holistic approach to life.
On a recent
Wednesday in September, the crowd in the foyer of the Clifton Cultural
Arts Center (CCAC) ate, drank and talked quietly as the New Horizons
Orchestra performed “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and the sun set through
stained glass windows.
Cincinnati-based artists — Assistant Professor of Painting at the Art
Academy of Cincinnati Jimmy Baker and Rookwood Pottery artist Terence
Hammonds — are included in the upcoming Crystal Bridges national survey
of contemporary American artists, State of the Art: Discovering American Art Now.
Duke Energy Convention Center is an
enticing destination for film and comic book enthusiasts this weekend as
Cincinnati Comic Expo and Cincinnati Film Festival have collaborated,
making Downtown a veritable nerd playground.
Just a few years ago, The Carnegie was desperate for an executive director like Katie Brass to help reorganize and advocate; she and everyone else who loved The Carnegie had to learn to better tell its story.
Kathy Wade, the founder and CEO of
Cincinnati-based arts education organization Learning Though Art, is a
well-versed, albeit quiet, conversationalist when it comes to her
brainchild, which will put up its second Crown Jewels of Jazz Festival
Woodburn Avenue and East McMillan Street
were closed to car traffic for a mile stretch as they played host to
Cincy Summer Streets last month. The next installment of the street
festival arrives in Northside on Sunday.
A yeti is rumored to be a large human-bear creature that
creeps around the bottom of mountain slopes gobbling up slow skiers. Is
it reality or a myth? No one knows, and, frankly, its authenticity is
overshadowed by its purpose to humanity. The hunt for a yeti unites us
and brings friend and foe together through a pursuit of mystery and