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Art: Phyllis Weston Gallery Shows

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Phyllis Weston Gallery has recently opened two exhibitions, The Lyrical Modernist: Harry Reisiger (1922-2009) and Fragmenting the Landscape: Contemporary Work by Kim Flora and John Humphries. Reisiger studied at the Art Academy of Cincinnati and there befriended the Modernist maven Paul Chidlaw. This — the first posthumous survey of Reisiger's paintings — clearly indicates their shared aesthetics, as well as Reisiger’s inspiration from music and landscapes.  

Moving Pictures

Alison Crocetta's films enter a different realm

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 29, 2011
I can’t recall ever seeing an exhibition with so many films on view simultaneously; it’s comprised of more than two hours’ worth of footage, much more than I could hope to write about here. Crocetta has created a whole different realm, with its own sense of time, continuity and order.  

Art: CINCY GossipLip Weekly

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Museum Gallery/Gallery Museum has a reputation for high-concept thematic exhibitions packed with wit and humor. One of its most recent projects is CINCY GossipLip Weekly, a parody of a gossip rag dedicated to local art personalities. Over the past weekend, artists, curators, educators and even this writer were surprised to find ourselves as the subjects of witty horoscopes, paparazzi sightings and invented scandals.  

Art: Moving Images

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Newly opened at the Weston Art Gallery, the survey of 15 of Alison Crocetta's revelatory film and video works takes up the entire space for the entire summer (until Aug. 28), a rarity for the downtown gallery. A trio of her films is on view in the street-level space, housed in a sculptural contraption that is like a miniature, private stage or the accordion-folded bellows on early models of cameras.  

Hot Fantastical Art: Moving Images

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
It’s been a number of years since the Weston Art Gallery devoted the entirety of its exhibition spaces to a single artist, but dreamlike worlds that open up in Alison Crocetta’s films and   

Hot Multimedia: Body of Art

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Just as we all start showing more skin in the oppressive heat of summer, Prairie in Northside brings us Body of Art, an exhibition that invites viewers to consider bodies — ours, the artists&rsq  

Hot Porcelains: Still[ed] Life

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Ceramicist duo Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis combine the research ethics of historians with the forward-thinking innovation of technophiles. Using 3-D scanning technology, they create porcelain s  

Art: Northside Art in the Park

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Summer days should be full of outdoor pleasures, artful experiences and activities that energize and relax. Northside serves all this up and more this Saturday with Art in the Park at Jacob Hoffner Park. From 11 a.m.-7 p.m. the park will be packed with art by more than 60 different artists and more than 50 booths full of affordable, handmade work.  

Majr Gazr & Maidens of the Cosmic Body Running (Review)

Changing minds at the CAC

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 8, 2011
The Contemporary Arts Center’s second-floor galleries are presently shared by a solo exhibition of sculptures by Matthew Monahan and Majr Gazr, a multimedia installation by the collaborative Maidens of the Cosmic Body Running.  

Art: Courses at CS13

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Along with various readings, musical performances and art exhibitions, the Over-the-Rhine alternative space CS13’s programming is at its most interesting when they engage social practices with community projects. This Saturday kicks off several weeks of COURSES: An Inquiry into Place, Publics and Food, a series of lectures, reading discussions and cooking demonstrations in a fully functioning kitchen CS13 has constructed inside their exhibition space.