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Art: Kennedy Heights Community Arts Centers Day

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 8, 2012
This Saturday is Community Art Centers Day. Now in its third year, the ArtsWave-sponsored event celebrates the positive impact that local art centers have on the many neighborhoods of our fair city. O  

Art: The History of the Universe Part Two: The End

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 1, 2012
If you missed last month’s The History of the Universe Part One: In the Beginning at Museum Gallery-Gallery Museum in Brighton, take heed. The show, in which 21 area artists tackled creation myths o  

Art: More is Always More

1 Comments · Tuesday, July 17, 2012
This month Prairie in Northside hosts More is Always More, an exhibition and collaborative installation by artists Lesley Ash and Kenton Brett. Ash is currently Brooklyn-based, but earned her Master o  

Kind of Blue

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Hot on the heels of Monet in Giverny, this summer the Cincinnati Art Museum showcases the life and legacy of pioneering African American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner in Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit. A full-scale retrospective, Modern Spirit is a provocative examination of one man’s journey to discover a pictorial language capable of expressing an intense religious feeling.  

Art: Funny Mirrors

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Coulrophobia — or the fear of clowns — is a comparatively fresh addition to our ever changing language landscape. But as the entry in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of  

The Great Escape

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 20, 2012
For Night and Day, a two-person show by Brooklyn-based artists Mike Perry and Naomi Reis currently on view at the gallery/shop/studio YES, I’ve let my guard down a little. The temptation to experience something approaching the sublime beneath the surface of lighthearted illustrations wrapped in psychedelic colors or brittle, architectural depictions of a modernist sphere was just too strong.  

Art: Old Masters to Impressionists: Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Atheneum

1 Comments · Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Taft Museum’s Old Masters to Impressionists: Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Atheneum is precisely the kind of intimate show this venerable institution does so well. Drawin  

Public (Art) Inquiry

Local organizations to put impressive public art on view this summer

0 Comments · Thursday, June 14, 2012
As the mercury begins its steady ascent and the humid days give way to sultry nights, the climate-controlled environs of Cincinnati’s art galleries beckon. But with the spring season nearing its end and several galleries paring back their programming, despite best efforts to beat the heat, this summer’s hottest works are going to be found outside.

Art: Built in the Digital World

0 Comments · Tuesday, June 12, 2012
This Friday, June 15, The Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Gallery opens Built in the Digital World, a group show premised around the virtual origins of the featured artists’ work. As a card-carrying m  

Art: Abandon Ship

2 Comments · Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Be it final Friday or third Thursday, just about every neighborhood with an art gallery has their version of the monthly art walk. In Northside, Cincinnati’s most unconventional ’hood, it’s seco