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Art: Cincinnati Modern Architecture-- A Retrospective

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 9, 2011
If you automatically think historic architecture must be 19th century or earlier, think again. At the Betts House, itself built in 1804, the exhibition Cincinnati Modern Architecture – A Retrospective opens Saturday to run through September 15. Reflecting such different philosophical bents as the Terrace Plaza Hotel and Greenhills model village, the exhibition will also examine private homes and more by Cincinnati architects.  

Let's Get Physical

Body of Art presents various ways artists capture the human form

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Body of Art, at Northside’s Prairie gallery through Aug. 20, presents work by a dozen artists who all show their own or someone else's physical form in vastly different ways.  

Art: Body of Art

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 19, 2011
'Body of Art,' at Northside's Prairie Gallery through Aug. 20, presents work by a dozen artists who all show their own or someone else's physical form in vastly different ways. Evan Hand's lighthearted photographs are a relief among all these heavy thoughts. His own bearded head becomes the playground and home ground for a set of extremely small toy figures going about their business in the thickets of his hair.  

Back to the Future

American stained glass windows are gaining renewed interest

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 22, 2011
American stained glass windows, long shrugged off as a Victorian enthusiasm, are attracting increasing interest, say museum curators, and Cincinnati is on the leading edge of this trend. The Taft Museum of Art recently opened In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows. And at the Cincinnati Art Museum conservation is under way on four stained glass windows to go on view next May.  

Art: In Company With Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 21, 2011
American stained glass windows, long shrugged off as a Victorian enthusiasm, are attracting increasing interest, say museum curators, and Cincinnati is on the leading edge of this trend. The Taft Museum of Art recently opened In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows. And at the Cincinnati Art Museum conservation is under way on four stained glass windows to go on view next May.  

Art: Presages at Iris Book Cafe

0 Comments · Monday, June 20, 2011
Gordon Smith's black and white aerial photographs, in his show at Iris Book Cafe and Gallery, could almost be handsome abstract compositions. It takes a second glance to recognize what they record: graceful arcs of roadway that abet devastation. Portraits of the people most affected, the dirt-poor, badly educated residents of the Appalachian Mountains whose tops are being removed, are also part of the exhibition.  

Hot Art History: Kaleidoscopes of the 21st Century

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 15, 2011
They’re not your Christmas stocking kaleidoscopes, the gorgeous instruments in Kaleidoscopes of the 21st Century at Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center. Although they are works of art, mo  

Art: Alan Grizzell at The Betts House

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Artists can show us new ways to look at things or places we otherwise might not give a second glance. That's exactly what happens in the exhibition The Art of Alan Grizzell: Over-the-Rhine, now on view at The Betts House, Ohio's oldest brick house, in the Betts-Longworth Historic District Downtown. Grizzell, who has lived in OTR since graduating from the Art Academy in 2006, sees his neighborhood with a gentle eye.  

Art: Summerfair

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Get out your shorts and, if you're female, find that halter top. . .you'll want to welcome summer at Summerfair's 44th appearance, 2-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave. More than 300 selected artists and crafts people from our region and across the country will have their wares on display.  

Art: SOS Art 2011

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The SOS art show, its name echoing Morse Code's distress signal, reminds us each year that peace and justice are always at risk. SOS Art 2011 opens a 10-day run from 6 p.m.-midnight Friday at the Art Academy of Cincinnati with a focus that evening on visual art, a potluck reception and music by The Last Boppers. This is the ninth appearance of SOS Art, thoughtfully and tirelessly organized by Saad Ghosn.