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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.  

Art: Be Easy

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Good news — 1305 Gallery reopens this Friday after a several-month hiatus with Be Easy, an exhibition of new ceramics by local artist Katie Schwartz. Schwartz’ work features “two-dimensional nar  

Art: Frame Sale

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Framed! In a good way, of course. Cincinnati Art Museum’s annual frame sale gives the public a chance to buy, at bargain rates, picture frames the museum can’t use. All sizes and shapes, in metal,  

Art: Sunday Funday

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 14, 2012
No! Wild animals from the Cincinnati Zoo at the Taft Museum of Art? Yes indeed, on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., the Museum’s Third Sunday Funday for youth and families kicks off with a self-guided tour   

In The Crosshairs

The Thompson House's new art gallery is locked and loaded

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Go up the imposing staircase at Thompson House, continue past the second floor and on to the third, and you’ll be in the Thompson House Shooting Gallery, where art is the weapon at hand.

Art: Master Pieces 6

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 24, 2012
What’s going on in the halls of ivy? Those halls specifically turned over to artists pursuing master’s degrees? Manifest Gallery gives a look each year with Master Pieces 6, presenting works by gr  

Where The Vintage Things Are

Emily Buddendeck’s retail shop/exhibition space is itself a quirky work of art

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 18, 2012
NVISION, Emily Buddendeck's quirky venture at 4577 Hamilton Ave. in Northside, has grown steadily during its four-and-a-half years of existence. “I opened on Leap Day of Leap year, Feb. 29, 2008. The day seemed appropriate because the shop was even more of a leap during a recession, but it really merged the various things I had been doing, career-wise,” she says.

Battle of the Abstract Expressionists

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The Battle of the Abstract Expressionists, as Mary Ran of Ran Gallery playfully calls her current show, could be a draw between the artists, but color rules in the works of each. Two well-known, deeply committed 20th century Cincinnati artists, Jack Meanwell and Paul Chidlaw, both practiced abstract expressionism — as opposed to non-objective art, in which tangible subject matter has been thrown out entirely — and both used color with visceral pleasure.