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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  

A Christmas Carol

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 19, 2007
It started in high school and lasted about 10 years: Every December I would bundle myself in blankets and read A Christmas Carol to get me in the wintery spirit. Something about Dickens´ tal  

Country Club plays with the big boys in Miami

0 Comments · Monday, December 10, 2007
COUNTRY CLUB, the new gallery in the West End with the capricious name, the tongue-in-cheek logo and two directors -- doppelgangers, ostensibly -- who come across as antitheses of urbane contempo  

America Starts at the CAC

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2007
One of the current exhibitions at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler: America Starts Here, has all the (assumed) prerequisites of a great contemporary art show. The w  

The Clay Street Press

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Cincinnati Art Museum picks an architect, The Banks avoids the architects

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Downtown Cincinnati sits between two architectural developments that seem completely at odds: the Cincinnati Art Museum's expansion, which the Rotterdam-based firm Neutelings Riedijk Architects   

StreetScapes puts a museum on Clifton asphalt

0 Comments · Saturday, September 29, 2007
This weekend marks the sixth anniversary of the popular Clifton art fair STREETSCAPES, which allows local artists to re-create masterworks in chalk onto Telford Avenue. To give it a moniker like   

Cover Story: The Thinker

Odili Donald Odita plans to turn the CAC lobby into a conversation about art

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 19, 2007
On Oct. 11, artist Odili Donald Odita will begin his transformation of the Contemporary Arts Center's lobby. Odita's installation, Flow, will remain in the space until April 2008, but perhaps th  

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  

Cover Story: State of the Arts: New Directors New Direction

Roundtable discussion with Cincinnati Art Museum's Aaron Betsky, Taft Museum's Eric Lee and CAC's Raphaela Platow

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2007
During the past year, the three major Cincinnati arts institutions have appointed new directors: Eric Lee at the Taft Museum of Art, Aaron Betsky at the Cincinnati Art Museum and Raphaela Platow