CityBeat - Visual Art http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-25-1-visual_art.html <![CDATA[Turner-Yamamoto Exposes Earth’s Natural Artistry - ]]> The artist's openness to going with nature’s flow has led him along new artistic paths since he visited waterfalls in the Pacific Northwest and Switzerland a few years ago. Sidereal Silence is a multimedia experience featuring surround sound, video and a hovering vapor cloud.]]> <![CDATA[FotoFocus Announces Plans for Fall Biennial - ]]> When FotoFocus recently released information about its upcoming regional photography biennial in October — its third since 2012 — there was some head scratching from readers about the theme.]]> <![CDATA[To Be American, Gifted and Black - <i>30 Americans</i> at the Cincinnati Art Museum explores commodification, caricature and culture]]>

It is a show that quite literally overflows with art from internationally renowned artists that speak to the power dynamics of race, class and political identity. 

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<![CDATA[Becoming Kings - NinaMDot’s exhibition at the Globe Gallery is a message of black male restoration]]> In January 2014, self-taught photographer Nina Wells quit her job in the financial industry to do art full time, and she says after she took that leap of faith, “It’s been 100-percent amazing ever since.”
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<![CDATA[Taft’s Daubigny Show: The Irony and the Ecstasy - ]]> Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh: Impressions of Landscape (on display at the Taft through May 29), is outstanding for bringing together multiple pre-20th-century paintings by several artists and from various sources, including European museums.]]> <![CDATA[A Neat Life - When Austin Radcliffe created a blog dedicated to order, cool things fell into place]]>

He named his Tumblr site Things Organized Neatly, but that doesn’t mean curator Austin Radcliffe could lay out what was going to follow over the next six years.

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<![CDATA[Tenth ‘Art of Food’ Brings the Farm to the Gallery - ]]> Since its debut a decade ago, The Art of Food exhibition at The Carnegie has continuously topped itself, evolving beyond visual art to wearable art and performance.]]> <![CDATA[Collective Retrospective - ]]> 20 x 20 x 20 celebrates two decades of the Weston Art Gallery by presenting 20 works by 20 individual artists or artistic collaborators whose work appeared there in solo exhibitions over the years.]]> <![CDATA[Space Travel - Do Ho Suh explores transitional areas in Passage]]> Only a few of us can travel in space like Neil Armstrong or Yuri Gagarin, but we all travel through myriad spaces in everyday life.
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<![CDATA[Same Name, Different Frame - Miller Gallery reopens with brighter surroundings and new leadership]]> When remodelers finally took their plastic off the windows of Hyde Park Square’s Miller Gallery in December, it was with the promise of a lighter, more open environment.]]> <![CDATA[Phyllis Weston Mastered the Art of Friendship - ]]> Phyllis Weston relished bringing together art and people from all backgrounds. A classic lady and a modern woman, the gallerist and arts advocate died Dec. 6 at age 94.]]> <![CDATA[Historicism in Paint - ]]> Currently on display at the Taft Museum of Art is Heroism in Paint: A Master Series by Jacob Lawrence, featuring the world-renowned painter’s first venture in creating a series of historical paintings.]]> <![CDATA[‘Modern Living’ Finds Fun Amid Function - ]]> At The Carnegie’s Modern Living: Objects and Context, curators Matt Distel and BLDG present two types of environments for considering artists’ household-inspired sculptures and design firms’ tables, lamps and more.]]> <![CDATA[Todd Pavlisko Collects Punk-Loving Pals for ‘Gimmie’ - ]]>

Gimmie Gimmie Gimmie is curator Todd Pavlisko’s homecoming potluck for misfits, with contributions from six artists and 10 local collectors attracted to contemporary works outside the mainstream.

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<![CDATA[Lost and Found - Charley Harper’s “Space Walk” mural is unveiled at the Convention Center after being hidden for decades]]>

The interest just keeps growing for Charley Harper, the late Cincinnati artist whose work has become recognized as a colorfully stylized pinnacle of mid-20th-century Modernism.

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<![CDATA[Follow the LEGO Brick Road - Attorney-turned-artist fosters creativity and inner peace, piece by piece]]>

After puzzling over a clever #whatthebrick campaign in August that featured oversized LEGO bricks around town, what the heck should we make of The Art of the Brick exhibition now that it’s at the Cincinnati Museum Center?

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<![CDATA[Raphael’s ‘Mona Lisa’ - ]]>

The Cincinnati Art Museum’s new show, Sublime Beauty, marks the very first time Raphael’s “Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn” has visited the United States, itself a reason for celebration (it was loaned by the Galleria Borghese in Rome, which acquired the painting in 1682).

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<![CDATA[Cincinnati Art Museum Springs into Fall - ]]>

Usually, when one says a work of art is “alive,” it’s a figure of speech — the expression typically acknowledges a natural connection between artist and observer. But next weekend, the Cincinnati Art Museum will be giving a new meaning to the phrase “living art.”

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<![CDATA[ArtsWave Launches New Cincy Arts Guide Calendar - ]]>

There are a lot of ways to stay on top of what’s happening in the arts in Greater Cincinnati — like reading arts and culture coverage in CityBeat every week. But finding a comprehensive calendar that covers the full array of the arts has been an elusive dream. Not

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<![CDATA[Seeing Clearly - <i>Myopia</i> is devoted to the visual art of Devo’s prolific Mark Mothersbaugh ]]>

Cincinnati, in some ways, was the start of me being an artist,” says Mark Mothersbaugh, relaxing as best he can, given his constantly enthused, exuberant state, in a meeting room at downtown’s Contemporary Arts Center. “So there’s something about coming back here that is this completion of a cycle.”

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