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Art: Re-Rooted

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 29, 2012
As I was making the rather mind-numbing drive down I-71 during a recent trip back from Cleveland, I was thinking about the profound impact growing up in Northeastern Ohio has had on my identity. Thoug  

Art: Stephen Bach, Gary Kelley, Mark Hall

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 22, 2012
 This month The Miller Gallery in Hyde Park teams up three highly regarded artists for a group show that is rooted in music, nature and atmosphere. Painter Stephen Bach’s landscapes emanate the  

Technically Refined, Formally Graceless ‘Compositions’

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The 20th century looms large in Paul Schuette’s new show Compositions at semantics. An investigation into form, structure and sound, the exhibition’s multimedia works orient themselves around Modernism’s concern with quintessence, but pose typically Postmodern questions about how we define genres and the context in which we encounter works of art.    

Art: Thanks: 50th Anniversary Exhibition

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 15, 2012
This year, Carl Solway Gallery in the West End is commemorating a half-century in business. Given the lightning speed at which Cincinnati art galleries arrive and depart, 10 years would be an accomp  

Art: Past is Prologue

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Located on West 15th in Over-the-Rhine, HARVEST is one of Cincinnati’s newest non-commercial art spaces. Established this year with the mission of promoting emerging local and regional artists, this  

Art: The Science Show

0 Comments · Monday, April 30, 2012
I’m not ashamed to admit it: I’m terrible at math. Back in high school, I passed Algebra II by the skin of my teeth. In college I took a course called “The Philosophy of Logic” which, oddly en  

'Revolution' in the Head

Clay Street exhibition is a potent cocktail of social commentary and political agitation

1 Comments · Tuesday, April 24, 2012
At over six feet tall, Joseph Winterhalter is an imposing figure. With a deep voice and a firm handshake, he comes across as a fusion between an aging punk rocker and radical intellectual with a lot on his mind.   

Art: Layered Abstractions

0 Comments · Monday, April 23, 2012
For the past several months, Covington’s Artisan’s Enterprise Center has run a series of top-shelf group exhibitions that mix artists of different backgrounds and temperaments, often with strik  

Art: Selections from the International Drawing Annual

0 Comments · Monday, April 16, 2012
A colleague and I have a running debate about whether or not drawing is art. Its sounds almost heretical, I know, but he always makes a good point. “Drawing,” he says, “is a process. It’s t  

Art: Industrial Compositions

1 Comments · Monday, April 9, 2012
For most of us, a warehouse full of discarded wooden foundry moulds doesn’t sound like a lot to get excited about. But for artist Robert Fronk, it was the opportunity of a lifetime. Chicago-based fo