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Art: A Traveling Show

J. Susan Schuler and Stuart Fabe at Malton Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Stuart Fabe and J. Susan Schuler have brought their exquisite work together in a joint exhibition, Bold Strokes, at Malton Gallery (2643 Erie Ave., Hyde Park). The merging of these two locals is s  

Art: Half Artist, Half Angel

Nancy Burson explores an otherworldly vision

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Nancy Burson's career as a photographer burgeoned in the late 1960s, when she gave herself a set of guidelines. "I wanted to ask people to expand their vision," she says. "Early on, I came u  

Art: Picturing Death

War and peace, the tolerable way

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 4, 2006
The exhibition currently on view at Junior Gallery, Images Against War, is a mixed bag. It's tempting to say that the photographs included in the show are profound, good, political, timely and fr  

Art: Silent Drama

Repetition and discontinuity circulate through Publico's latest exhibition

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Things are quiet at Publico. But not too quiet. The new exhibition there, Ever and Over, is a collection of five silent video projections from five different artists, each dealing with that silenc  

Art: Can You Follow Directions?

The Paper Sculpture Show crumples up the rules

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 6, 2006
The Contemporary Arts Center's (CAC) Paper Sculpture Show messes everything up. The 29 participating artists lose their typical artist designation -- as the "solitary mastermind." Instead, the  

Art: A Certain Chimera

CAM's Pictorialist Photographs documents a burgeoning art form

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 30, 2006
A small exhibition of turn-of-the-century photography currently hangs upstairs at the Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM). The images included in the exhibition, Pictorialist Photographs, say much about   

Cover Story: State of the Arts - Branching Out

Seven artists discuss living in Cincinnati while working elsewhere

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Cincinnati drenches itself with doubt, doesn't it? One day we shake up the international art world with a new downtown building, and another day we humiliate ourselves with a censorship trial.  

Art: Hitting the Low Notes

The University Galleries on Sycamore's SOS Art needs to narrow its net

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Art and politics is by now a straightforward dyad. Many artists, and most all those deemed "important" by critics, use their work to dialogue with their culture -- fair or unfair, beautiful or u  

News: More Than Six Acres

One rehab project leads to another

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 16, 2006
Kristin Kitchen runs a picturesque bed and breakfast in College Hill called "Six Acres." A month after she purchased the property and about two years before its renovations were complete, the la  

Art: A Kind of Science

Ana England has her own ideas about nature

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 2, 2006
Ana England's sculpture "Seed" (2001) is now hanging from the Cincinnati Art Museum's (CAM) ambulatory walls as part of a long-term decorative arts exhibition. The pristine, white, carved por