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Photographs From a Private World at Iris BookCafe

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The camera is a curious instrument. Its purposes run from mundane to exotic and include a sweeping range between, but the odd thing is that the operator of the instrument is reflected whatever the purpose may be.  

Event: Public Library Mardi Gras Celebration

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 29, 2013
It’s a piece of cake, literally, if you stop by the Main Library at Eighth and Vine streets downtown for a slice of Mardi Gras on Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Members of The Greater Cincinnati Retail   

Change and Continuity Collide in 'Forward into the Past'

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 15, 2013
“Experimenting is what art is about,” Jens Rosenkrantz told his audience in the small, early 19th century rooms at Betts House last Saturday afternoon.  

Art: ARTiculate: Jimmy Baker

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Ever look at a work of art and think, “What’s going on here?” Or, “How does he/she do that?” Museum directors might have similar questions, and Cincinnati Art Museum Director Aaron Betsk  

Commercial Greats Collide at Cincinnati Art Museum

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 20, 2012
If Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and Herb Ritts could have a drink together, they’d find so much to talk about that the drinks might just keep coming. The Cincinnati Art Museum’s total collection of Toulouse-Lautrec prints (43) and posters (eight) fill niches at right and left of the Great Hall balcony entrance to Herb Ritts: L.A. Style, providing that sensuous outlay of black and white photographs with an historic backdrop.  

Star Power Gleams at The Taft

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Why are Hollywood glamour photographs on display at the Taft Museum of Art? FotoFocus isn’t reason enough; the Taft likes to establish a tie between the renowned permanent collection and temporary exhibitions. So what is Myrna Loy doing here?
  

The God and the Machine

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The god in Manifest Gallery’s Deus Ex Machina does not arise from the traditional machine (that crane elevating a Greek actor of ancient times to meet a plot need for divine intervention), but instead from our handy modern device, the camera.   

Sex Slavery Survivors Shine in 'Another Me'

1 Comments · Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The young women photographed in Another Me: Transformations from Pain to Power have all been victims of kidnapping or outright sale of themselves into sex slavery. One is as young as 8 years old, none are more than 22. Rescued and placed in the Sanlaap Shelter in Kolkata, they found returning to a self they had lost hard going.  

Event: Architreks: Betts Longworth Walking Tour

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Take a walk where you are unlikely to have walked before, the Betts Longworth Historic District, with a guide from Architreks at 2 p.m. on either Saturday, Sept. 8 or 22. The 90-minute tour follows th  

Stuart Fink: A Welcome Return

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Stuart Fink’s Shape to Shape at Brazee Street Studios’ gallery One One bristles with energy, mostly dispenses with narrative (who needs it?) and includes paintings as well as sculpture. Best known as a sculptor, Fink studied to be a painter and never really gave it up.