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Where's the Love?

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0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2008
The Art Academy of Cincinnati's Convergys Gallery is hosting a group show of art produced at Covington Catholic High School through Friday. The psychedelic despair projected from the works is a   

Margaret Wenstrup

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0 Comments · Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Surprise, the quirky element that can't be taught, runs through Margaret Wenstrup's inventive art -- as true in this recent piece in the Contemporary Arts Center's Graphic Content exhibition a  

Sassy Smirking Viper at The Carnegie

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0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Three gorgeous creatures have lighted at the Carnegie Visual and + Performing Arts Center, and SASSY SMIRKING VIPER is my favorite. Although the pieces are in fact blown glass works by artist St  

Preston McClanahan's

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Bound by gravitational force, PRESTON McCLANAHAN'S sculpture STARTREE (1965-67) behaves like an astral system: The viewer is powerless to resist its attraction. The work is one of several in the  

Ellen Scott

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 10, 2007
ELLEN SCOTT stitches a mythic tale in her fabric collage LOTTERY, part of her exhibition Sewing Stories: Fabric Collages now on view at the Weston Art Gallery. Scott's appliqué technique al  

Re Place

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Darkness has fallen over a large corner of the main gallery at The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center. The artist responsible is DEANA ANN RENNICK. The installation is called RE PLACE, a  

Under The Boardwalk

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2007
With September in full swing, Edward Potthast's Under the Boardwalk offers the chance to wax nostalgic about summer at Cincinnati Art Galleries downtown (through Sept. 29). Potthast has positio  

Wizard Computers

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 25, 2007
There is a difference between graffiti and art, at least according to the cops. Luckily, when spray-painting a wall, it's easy to escape the law if you already have permission from the building  

Tyler Davidson Foundation

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0 Comments · Wednesday, July 4, 2007
She's gorgeous and world famous, yet she's remained accessible to admirers throughout the years. As the focal point of the TYLER DAVIDSON FOUNTAIN, the Genius (or Lady) of Water has been enjoyi  

Homage To Cincinnatus

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0 Comments · Wednesday, June 13, 2007
Have you have ever wondered what exactly that Roman-looking, Pantheon-esque temple on the corner of Central Parkway and Vine is? Ever tried to climb the double staircase to get a better look at t  

NO

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0 Comments · Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Stand before this NO theatre mask in the Cincinnati Art Museum's (CAM) newly renovated Asian galleries and you'll look a centuries-old Japanese tradition straight in the eyes. Carved from Japa  

'The House that was Haunted Before it was Built'

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0 Comments · Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Being a fanatic of campfire ghost stories and "true" tales of haunted houses, Erica Bailey's THE HOUSE THAT WAS HAUNTED BEFORE IT WAS BUILT naturally grabbed my attention. In case you're wond  

Donald Judd's UNTITLED

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0 Comments · Wednesday, May 2, 2007
It seems innocuous enough at first: an 8-by-8-by-16-foot aluminum box on a grassy rise in the center of Northern Kentucky University's (NKU) plaza. Yet, this structure, often mistaken for a larg  

Dexter Mausoleum

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0 Comments · Wednesday, April 18, 2007
I talked to my parents on the day of their 30th wedding anniversary and was rather surprised to hear that they were passing the day by strolling through Spring Grove Cemetery. Picking out eternit  

Ascending

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0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
The small exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Transparent Reflections: Richard Pousette-Dart Works on Paper, 1940-1992, takes a neat chronological look at the work of this fringe Abstract Ex