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Art: The Weight

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Keith Benjamin’s new solo show The Weight at PAC Gallery is an expression of the past. The signs are all there: a reel to reel tape deck, 8 tracks, and a busted transistor radio. But the works made   

Art: One2

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 20, 2011
How do you narrow down a single work of art for display out of more than 252 entries? That’s the challenge presented by Manifest’s One Prize. For the second year in a row, the gallery has devoted   

Art: A New Reality

0 Comments · Thursday, December 15, 2011
According to Mary Heider, the curator of the current A New Reality exhibit at Covington’s Artisans Enterprise Center, artists take “pieces and parts … and create from them something not previous  

‘Reality’ Show

A New Reality defies typical notions about local artists and Midwestern art

1 Comments · Wednesday, December 14, 2011
According to Mary Heider, the curator of the current A New Reality exhibit at Covington’s Artisan’s Enterprise Center, artists take “pieces and parts … and create from them something not previously conceived.” It’s hard to imagine a more elegant statement on the nature of visual art, and it’s the premise upon which the show rests.  

Art: George Inness in Italy

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 13, 2011
There’s only a few weeks left to visit George Inness in Italy at the Taft Museum of Art downtown. The show, organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, features several stunning canvases made by th  

Art: Seekers

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? These questions, famously scrawled upon the surface of Paul Gauguin’s masterpiece of the same name, seem particularly relevant today. We’re   

Art: distance between _______.

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Despite claims to the contrary, drawing remains the indispensable tool for serious artists concerned with the task of organizing credible space. That’s why quantum leaps in technological innovation   

Art: Hetero-Types

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 15, 2011
On the surface, art and science appear worlds apart. One seeks rational, repeatable explanations of our physical environment, while the other traffics in more poetic statements of existence.  But  

In Love with Line

Buckley’s prints and sculpture at Clay Street Press

1 Comments · Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Carmel Buckley is an artist infatuated with line and uncertainty. An associate professor at Ohio State University and a native of England, Buckley is enjoying her third Cincinnati exhibition in a little over a year. Featuring a series of drawings and etchings along with freestanding and wall-mounted objects, Prints and Sculpture at Clay Street Press in Over-the-Rhine is a retrospective look at her creative output from the early 1990s through the present day.    

Art: Victory City

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The intractable nature of the problems that face our nation have birthed not solutions-based collaborations but, rather, fraternal orders of grievance. The precipitous rise of Tea Party groups and Occ