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Patricia A. Renick

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 16, 2007
Cincinnati-based sculptor PATRICIA A. RENICK passed away May 7 at age 75. Admirers of Renick's work, especially those local artists who have long referred to her as "Mother Art," understand th  

Art: Meet Your Director

Contemporary Arts Center makes bold move by hiring Raphaela Platow

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Raphaela Platow, the charismatic new 34-year old director of the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC), returns my phone call as she's "sitting in the sun" in Waltham, Mass., where she is still senio  

New Media, New Materials: Highlights in Contemporary Art from the Fabric Workshop and Museum

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Two recent exhibitions -- New Media, New Materials: Highlights in Contemporary Art from the Fabric Workshop and Museum at the Contemporary Arts Center and CYMK at Focus Gallery in Covington -- go  

Maryse Conde -- The Story of the Cannibal Woman (Atria)

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 25, 2007
This novel leaves you foggy. The story begins in Cape Town, South Africa, and a black woman from Guadeloupe, Rosélie, who suddenly finds herself alone. Her longtime lover and 'husband' -- t  

Urban Design Review Board

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 18, 2007
In 1964, Cincinnati knew that world-class architecture was crucial to a city's evolution. That year, city officials formed the URBAN DESIGN REVIEW BOARD (UDRB) to comment on public developments   


Focal Point

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  

The Museum of Bad Art

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Just south of Boston exists a place to which every aspiring artist should pilgrimage: THE MUSEUM OF BAD ART. This institution chooses its collection -- mostly paintings -- with the same careful c  

Art: Stepping Away

The CAC's 'New Media/New Materials' highlights artists working in new ways

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Some of today's most celebrated artists are at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in a two-floor exhibition that's packed full with exciting creations: New Media/New Materials: Highlights in Co  

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati Art Museum and More...

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 21, 2007
Recently I sat amongst a group of young professionals, all of whom fancy a vibrant art-laden downtown complete with parties and music and anything quirky and cool that might put Cincinnati on the  

Art: Laughing and Thinking

Publico hooks up with Vox Populi for 'Hello Cleveland'

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Walking into Publico this month, you might assume that Paul Coors is jamming away at his gallery on Clay Street for the fun of it. Not so. The music -- what is that, Black Sabbath? -- blares from