The Bent and Biologized Bodies of Oktay Ince’s Breakages

The Bent and Biologized Bodies of Oktay Ince’s Breakages

In my home country, Turkey, the amorphous term “terrorist” has adopted folk-lore speculative projections: from a baklava magnate to journalist dissenters and high school teache...

IMPACTFUL INTERSECTIONALITY IN CONTEMPORARY ART

IMPACTFUL INTERSECTIONALITY IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Intersectionality, a deconstructionist critical theory that attempts to identify how different aspects of political and social discrimination overlap and impact marginalized member...

Enduring Attractions: Ritual and Play at the Caza Sikes Gallery

Enduring Attractions: Ritual and Play at the Caza Sikes Gallery

The Art of the Automaton at Caza Sikes Gallery in Oakley boasts an array of interactive machines designed by seven artists from across the United States. They have honed their craf...

The Company You Keep: “Tiger Lily Press 40th Anniversary Exhibition” at Kennedy Heights Arts Center, August 3-September 14, 2019

The Company You Keep: “Tiger Lily Press 40th Anniversary Exhibition” at Kennedy Heights Arts Center, August 3-September 14, 2019

Some art work we are likely to do alone, as little outside assistance is required: street photography, for example, or sketching wildflowers in the woods, or singing in the shower....

“Emanate”: Light, Time and Art

“Emanate”: Light, Time and Art

Through October 10-13, the city will roll out the massive, citywide light-based art spectacle BLINK for the second time after a successful first go around in 2017. The outdoor fest...

September 2019


The Bent and Biologized Bodies of Oktay Ince’s Breakages
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

In my home country, Turkey, the amorphous term “terrorist” has adopted folk-lore speculative projections: from a baklava magnate to journalist dissenters and high school teache...

IMPACTFUL INTERSECTIONALITY IN CONTEMPORARY ART
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

Intersectionality, a deconstructionist critical theory that attempts to identify how different aspects of political and social discrimination overlap and impact marginalized member...

Enduring Attractions: Ritual and Play at the Caza Sikes Gallery
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

The Art of the Automaton at Caza Sikes Gallery in Oakley boasts an array of interactive machines designed by seven artists from across the United States. They have honed their craf...

The Company You Keep: “Tiger Lily Press 40th Anniversary Exhibition” at Kennedy Heights Arts Center, August 3-September 14, 2019
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

Some art work we are likely to do alone, as little outside assistance is required: street photography, for example, or sketching wildflowers in the woods, or singing in the shower....

“Emanate”: Light, Time and Art
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

Through October 10-13, the city will roll out the massive, citywide light-based art spectacle BLINK for the second time after a successful first go around in 2017. The outdoor fest...

On Posthuman Ecology and Affective Omnicide: Eros as Excess and Misguided Solution-Building
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

On September 4th, I eagerly trekked to the Brooklyn gallery Art in General in order to attend the opening reception of Caitlin Berrigan’s highly anticipated exhibition, ̶...

“Fearful Symmetry: A Multimedia Installation by Alice Pixley Young,” Taft Museum of Art, through December 1, 2019
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The name Alice Pixley Young sounded familiar to me, and it should have: I have reviewed her work twice for aeqai: “Looking Glass: Work by Alice Pixley Young” at the now close...

Fotofolio: Raul Canibano
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

Selections from “Tierra Guajira”, “Sunset”, and “Foto Ciudad” About Raul: Raúl Cañibano Ercilla is based in Havana as an advertising photographer. Born in 1961, his w...

FRoNKenstein
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FRoNKenstein, iconoclastic artist Robert Fronk’s current show, is a diverse sampling of the many avenues down which Fronk’s talents and inclination have taken him.  Th...

First Edition: A Celebration of the Medium of Printmaking, 1628
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It would be difficult to write about artwork being shown at 1628 without a nod first to the space itself. The gallery situated in the 1628 Co-working space is unlike more tradition...

It’s From My Heart
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

Alice Weston, farewell: Working with Alice on her book “Remembering” registered deeply with me, as Alice was an elusive character to many. If I were to film her in a se...

Carnegie Center for Art and History: New Albany, Indiana’s Hidden Gem
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

“It’s where art meets history.  Where the past finds the future.  Where creativity, community and culture collide in expected ways.  And, it’s where you make a difference....

Colson Whitehead’s “The Nickel Boys”
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

“The Nickel Boys” is Colson Whitehead’s follow-up novel to his much praised, Pulitzer-prize winning novel “The Underground Railroad”.  Whitehead appe...

Tea Obreht’s “Inland”
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

Tea Obreht’s second novel, “Inland” , may be even more phenomenal than her superb debut novel, “The Tiger’s Wife”.  Both have appeared within 1...

Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s “Fleishman Is In Trouble”
Sep 28, 2019 | by | Read →

The reader’s response to Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s novel “Fleishman Is In Trouble”–which, amazingly, has been nominated for The National Book Award̵...

Summer 2019


“Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style,” Cincinnati Art Museum, through September 15, 2019
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As I whipped through “Kimono: Refashioning Contemporary Style” 1 at the Cincinnati Art Museum, several things struck me. First was the aptness of it title, which quite succin...

Britni Bicknaver Channels Access and Atmosphere in Cinema of Memory
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Britni Bicknaver has had a very busy year. The Cincinnati native has exhibited new works in group shows at the Weston Art Gallery (Cincinnati, OH) and The Carnegie (Covington, KY) ...

Kevin White Retrospective
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Nestled in the niche neighborhood of Northside, Visionaries + Voices (V+V) is home to Kevin White, a contemporary and founding artist of the ability-forward hub.  A solo-show of h...

Liminal Water: Weightless at the Miller Gallery
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Weightless by Christy Lee Rogers Through September 7 The Miller Gallery 2715 Erie Ave Cincinnati, OH 45208 “What lifts you up?” asks the prompt for Christy Lee Rogers photograp...

“Moon Museum”: Celebrating Artistic Contributions to the Space Program
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

The moon, Earth’s singular satellite, has fascinated the earthbound human mind for thousands of years. The 50th anniversary of the successful 240,000 mile journey of American...

Self-Improvement with Saya: A Cabinet of Anticipation at the Contemporary Arts Center
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

The idea that we can transform into our best self is a compelling one. According to BusinessWire.com, the “self-improvement” industry is booming to the tune of nearly $10 billi...

Profile of Jan Brown Checco and the recent exchange with Sister City Liuzhou, China
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Jan Brown Checco’s pleasure in making art generously extends to all those who use art as the means of interpreting what they see. Most recently she’s been deeply involv...

See Art in an Unusual Setting
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

A unique way to see art is to stop by a local coffee shop or restaurant. There are several in the Greater Cincinnati area that afford this opportunity. First stop on my tour was Aw...

Ludlow Garage 50th Anniversary
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Though the Ludlow Garage was only open for eighteen months, it has cast an outsized shadow upon the history of music in Cincinnati.  At a time when underground and what we would n...

Origami
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Call it a coincidence, call it fate. As the Cincinnati Art Museum is showcasing the stunning beauty of Japanese fashion, and its influence in modern designer’s aesthetics, in the...

Dayton Art Institute: Monet and Impressionism
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

It may be difficult to reconcile the work of the Impressionists as they were the radical anti-establishment gang of late 19th and early 20th century. Bucolic gardens, resting women...

Fotofolio – Susan Goldstein
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

“Bending Time”, Antique photo collage, 2013-present Susan’s statement: The convergence of my passion for exploring the world and collecting old, discarded, often damaged obje...

“The Magic Box” at BONFIRE Gallery in Seattle
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

In a corner of Seattle that sees a particularly diverse crowd, BONFIRE Gallery is a cultural whirl of activity. Shoko Zama and Joan (Thornbrugh) Laage dance Butoh in the shop windo...

Letitia Quesenberry at Quappi Projects (((heat))) Louisville, Kentucky August 2nd – September 6th, 2019
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Even the title of Letitia Quesenberry’s latest exhibition (((heat))) imitates her multiple approaches to creating glow.Through her adaptions of electric current, neon, lacquers a...

Elizabeth Gilbert’s “City of Girls”
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Elizabeth Gilbert, whose “Eat Pray Love” was both highly acclaimed and highly popular, has returned with a terrific new novel, “City of Girls”, surprising i...

Kathleen Alcott’s “When America Was Hard to Find”
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Kathleen Alcott’s novel “When America Was Hard to Find” (the title comes from a poem made during the Vietnam war by Father Daniel Berrigan) is a tough, gritty nov...

John Young’s “When the Coin is in the Air”
Aug 24, 2019 | by | Read →

Cincinnati novelist John Young’s debut novel “When The Coin Is In The Air” is impressive.  Written in simple narrative prose, without fuss or mannered writing, t...


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