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Past, Present, Future

CAC reworks its edges with a new lobby and two exhibits on time and space

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Blah concrete no longer dominates the Contemporary Arts Center lobby. But, ironically, a gray palette defines one of two new exhibits coinciding with the redesign of the 12-year-old space.  

Art: Remember the Future

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Daniel Arsham’s Remember the Future is anchored by a gray mountain of hundreds upon hundreds of pop culture artifacts cast from volcanic ash, obsidian, quartz and glacial rock.   

Art: Albano Afonso: Self-Portrait as Light

0 Comments · Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Light acts as a talisman in Albano Afonso: Self-Portrait as Light, the Brazilian artist’s first solo U.S. show.  

Event: Petcasso

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Even after they leave their artwork all over our floors and windows with their muddy paws and smudgy nose prints, we still want to do anything for our pets, but not everyone can afford regular veterinary care.  

Film: Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 9, 2014
It is unofficially Wiley Week in Cincinnati, with opportunities to see internationally acclaimed artist Kehinde Wiley on screen and in person.   

Art: Kehinde Wiley: Memling

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Kehinde Wiley: Memling continues through Oct. 5. Taft Museum of Art.   

Event: Showcase: Dinner for a Cause

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 19, 2014
On Sunday, indefatigable executive chef Frances Kroner will leave the lights on late for a dinner to support the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati and its programs for enriching women’s lives.   

Kehinde Wiley Revisits Race and the Renaissance

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 5, 2014
The narrowing eyes glance sideways across the room and seem to ask, “What are you looking at?” At the same time, they draw you into the small Sinton Gallery at the Taft Museum of Art. Inside, other young black males meet your gaze from every direction.

Michael Wilson, Picture Taker From These Parts

Iris BookCafé, Michael Wilson, For Musicmakers from These Parts, visual art

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 22, 2014
“I don’t know the people, but I like the way they look,” says longtime Cincinnati Post photojournalist Melvin Grier.  Grier is at Iris BookCafé, surveying black-and-white photos of local musicians. Some are national names, others up-and-comers. All were shot by fellow photographer Michael Wilson, who should be a national name but isn’t.  

Freaks of a Feather Celebrate Flannery O’Connor

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Flannery O’Connor could be as proud as a peacock about The Meanest of Them Sparkled, a show in her honor at Thunder-Sky, Inc.