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Cincinnati-Filmed 'Carol' to Premiere at Cannes?

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 27, 2015
Carol, the drama about a romance between a younger and older woman in 1950s New York that was filmed in Cincinnati last spring, may have its premiere in May at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France.Variety, which closely follows the film industry, yesterday published a speculative report about what may be appearing at this years Cannes, the world's most important film f...  
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FotoFocus Sponsors Upcoming Robert Mapplethorpe Symposium

Symposium will be co-presented by the Contemporary Arts Center in October

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 26, 2015
Last night before photographer Roe Ethridge's FotoFocus Lecture at Cincinnati Art Museum, FotoFocus' Artistic Director Kevin Moore announced the organization is co-presenting a two-day symposium on photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's work with the Contemporary Arts Center on Oct. 23-24.It will mark the 25th anniversary of CAC's presentation of The Perfect Moment, the retrospective of Mapplet...  

New Art Movie Predicts Moon Tourism's Future

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 25, 2015
It’s not unusual for visual artists to choose film/video as a medium — Ragnar Kjartansson’s A Lot of Sorrow recently showed here and several videos were part of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Eyes on the Street exhibit.  

Film: Moon Dust

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Detroit-based painter Scott Reeder’s new Moon Dust is a sci-fi feature film with a one-and-a-half-hour running time.   

Art: Artists and Authors Unite

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Sunday is the last day to see the Artists and Authors Unite exhibit in the Cincinnati Room of downtown’s Main Library.   

Visual Art: FotoFocus Lecture

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 17, 2015
This spring’s FotoFocus Lecture occurs Wednesday, March 25 at the Cincinnati Art Museum and features Roe Ethridge, a Brooklyn-based Postmodernist photographer.   
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Rondle West Piece Finds New Home

{CommentsCant} · Monday, March 16, 2015
One of my favorite Cincinnati artists is Rondle West, whose "assemblage sculptures" round up all manner of strange found objects (often toys) and adheres them, sometimes like appendages, to the surfaces of "host" objects. They can look like something ready to start walking or like shelving that has been attacked by miniature aliens. The finished work often has a monochromatic, other-worldly appear...  
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The Onion Mocks Cincinnati, The Economist Touts MusicNOW

Cincinnati gets shout-outs in both publications

{CommentsCant} · Monday, March 16, 2015
Some interesting national/international coverage for Cincinnati.
The Onion's Weekender edition for March 15 — the special travel issue — spotlights "Cincinnati in Just 300 Days" on its cover. However, it somehow overlooked publishing the itinerary. Check out the comical cover he...  
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REVIEW: 'Figurative Folklore' at Covington Arts

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 13, 2015
Selena Reder, a former contributor to CityBeat's visual arts coverage, has curated the current Figurative Folklore exhibition at the City of Covington's gallery at 2 W. Pike St. It's devoted to six artists whose figural work tells a strong narrative. Particularly noteworthy at the show is the work of two artists who do three-dimensional work.
Ken Page brings a sense of fun an vis...  

‘A Lot of Sorrow’ Is Headed CAC’s Way

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
As Steven Matijcio, curator of the Contemporary Arts Center, puts it about the Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson, “Boy, he’s really taking Ohio venue by venue these days!”