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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.  

Art: Parallels: Work by Melanie Hart and Alice Pixley Young

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 10, 2012
A quirky little show in the Art Academy’s ground floor Convergys Gallery presents new work by two Academy graduates, both now teachers at the school for Creative and Performing Arts and — as it ha  

City Accepting Art Fellowship Applications

1 Comments · Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Cincinnati’s newly established Art Fellowships program will accept applications through Aug. 31 for $50,000 in funding for individual artist grants. According to City Councilwoman Laure Quinlivan, who helped secure support for the funding, the effort indicates that Cincinnati is “an art-friendly city and encourages artists to live here.”  

Bringing The Outdoors In

1 Comments · Tuesday, June 26, 2012
In a space dedicated to interiors, the expansive second floor of Bromwell’s downtown, Celene Hawkins brings together several of the city’s most accomplished artists with works “in which nature is found, observed and re-made in elegant and subtle ways,” for Flora and Fauna. So, the outside comes into these high-ceilinged, fireplace-studded display rooms to mutual benefit.

Art: Beyond the Still Life

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 12, 2012
 What happens to an old favorite, the still life painting, in the hands of today’s artists? Cincinnati Art Galleries’ pleasurable exhibition, Beyond the Still Life, answers that question with  

The Way We Were: Cincinnati’s Historic Art

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 6, 2012
When the Cincinnati History Museum delves into its attic, or “storage,” as museums are more likely to call their collection of out-of-sight possessions, it has at hand treasures from some of the best attics in the city, among other sources.   

Art: Community Education Faculty Exhibition

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 5, 2012
 If you’ve ever harbored the secret thought of taking an art class, and why not? It could open a new world. Stop by the Art Academy of Cincinnati to see the Pearlman Gallery exhibition of Commu  

Kiss Kiss Missiles: A Retrospectacle (Recommended)

0 Comments · Sunday, June 3, 2012
The most engaging of the three dances presented by The Space/Movement Project in Kiss Kiss Missiles: A Retrospectacle is the first, with all five of the company’s dancers barefoot and wearing costumes that could almost have come out of their everyday closets with a sash or a ribbon added for the stage. A dancer wearing a flaring red skirt and dark top appears in movement as slim and supple as pulled taffy.   

A Hands On Guide to the Apocalypse (Recommended)

0 Comments · Saturday, June 2, 2012
If you’ve had it up to here with Love Thy Neighbor, this is the show for you. A Hands On Guide to the Apocalypse arrives just in time, since 2012 — as we’re being frequently reminded — is the year the Mayans tagged for the end of the world.