Whistling in the Dark: “Frank Duveneck: American Master”  at Cincinnati Art Museum, December 18, 2020-March 28, 2021

Whistling in the Dark: “Frank Duveneck: American Master” at Cincinnati Art Museum, December 18, 2020-March 28, 2021

It’s long been discussed whether Duveneck’s lasting contribution to American art is more as a painter or a teacher. As a painter, his influence has been hard to characterize, b...

Going Home: “And the Presence of Light” at the Weston Gallery

Going Home: “And the Presence of Light” at the Weston Gallery

The new installation at the Weston Gallery called “And the Presence of Light” by Oberlin, OH based artist Johnny Coleman is inspired by the story of 4 year old Lee Howard Dobbi...

SOS Art Retrospective: 2016-2020

SOS Art Retrospective: 2016-2020

For their annual SOS ART 2021, the Kennedy Heights Arts center is presenting a retrospective of the past five years of SOS shows.  In a nutshell, SOS ART showcases artists who wor...

Landscape without Landscape: “Bukang Y. Kim: Journey to the East”  at Dayton Art Institute, November 7, 2020-February 14, 2021

Landscape without Landscape: “Bukang Y. Kim: Journey to the East” at Dayton Art Institute, November 7, 2020-February 14, 2021

In writing about Bukang Yu Kim’s extraordinary solo show of ten paintings at the Dayton Art Institute, I need to make two disclosures. First, I confess to coming late to an appre...

“Pressing On: Prints by Members of the Tiger Lily Press,” Caza Sikes, through February 28, 2021

“Pressing On: Prints by Members of the Tiger Lily Press,” Caza Sikes, through February 28, 2021

Printmaking encompasses a myriad of techniques. The processes can be complicated. The equipment is specialized. And often expensive. Some artists have the wherewithal to set up the...

January/February 2021


Whistling in the Dark: “Frank Duveneck: American Master” at Cincinnati Art Museum, December 18, 2020-March 28, 2021
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It’s long been discussed whether Duveneck’s lasting contribution to American art is more as a painter or a teacher. As a painter, his influence has been hard to characterize, b...

Going Home: “And the Presence of Light” at the Weston Gallery
Feb 20, 2021 | by | Read →

The new installation at the Weston Gallery called “And the Presence of Light” by Oberlin, OH based artist Johnny Coleman is inspired by the story of 4 year old Lee Howard Dobbi...

SOS Art Retrospective: 2016-2020
Feb 20, 2021 | by | Read →

For their annual SOS ART 2021, the Kennedy Heights Arts center is presenting a retrospective of the past five years of SOS shows.  In a nutshell, SOS ART showcases artists who wor...

Landscape without Landscape: “Bukang Y. Kim: Journey to the East” at Dayton Art Institute, November 7, 2020-February 14, 2021
Feb 20, 2021 | by | Read →

In writing about Bukang Yu Kim’s extraordinary solo show of ten paintings at the Dayton Art Institute, I need to make two disclosures. First, I confess to coming late to an appre...

“Pressing On: Prints by Members of the Tiger Lily Press,” Caza Sikes, through February 28, 2021
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Printmaking encompasses a myriad of techniques. The processes can be complicated. The equipment is specialized. And often expensive. Some artists have the wherewithal to set up the...

Cincinnati Art Galleries Continues Its Longstanding Tradition of Panorama
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There are many longstanding traditions in Cincinnati.  Panorama of Cincinnati Art is one of them. Randy and Michele Sandler opened Cincinnati Art Galleries in 1983 at 225 E. 6th S...

Fotofolio: Glenna Jennings
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“At Table” (2005-ongoing) Glenna’s statement and bio: Place and Space are consistent themes in my work, which ranges from documentary and constructed photography to socially-...

Spelunking Through “Substrata” at EPOCH Gallery
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The entryway to “Substrata” at EPOCH Gallery consigns you to a steep snowy slope several yards from a building appearing as a futuristic ski lodge.  At your every pause, you f...

An Exhibition of Two Textile Artists Carolyn Mazloomi :“A Piece if My Mind” and Heather Jones: “A Sense of Place” January 30 – February 27, 2021 Alice and Harris Weston Art Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Every human being in the world has a “cradle to grave” relationship with textiles.” These words by Carolyn Mazloomi contextualize her choice of quilts as her chosen art me...

Lights, Camera and Memes – Art in the Age of Digital Immediacy
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The Night Gallery is a gem within the maze of LA’s Industrial District. “Headlines” by Derek Boshier and “Screen Time” by Luke Murphy and Christine Wang are two exhibitio...

“Let Me Tell You What I Mean” by Joan Didion
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I have long believed that Joan Didion has the greatest mind of any writer, thinker, essayist, reporter, anywhere in the world during her long writing career (both fiction and nonfi...

“That Old Country Music” by Kevin Barry
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Kevin Barry, whose 2019 novel “Night Boat to Tangier” was one of that year’s best novels, has returned with a gorgeous book of short stories, “That Old Coun...

December 2020


Tania Candiani: Sounding Labor, Silent Bodies at the Contemporary Arts Center
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I walked into the second floor gallery just as the choir began imitating the sound of pigs being slaughtered. “Four Industries,” the mesmerizing centerpiece of Mexico City-base...

Slim Aarons, Twenty20 (Miller Gallery Pop-Up shop)
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For decades, from the 1950s through 1970s, Slim Aarons (1916-2006) recorded the lives of the “rich and famous” He caught them at their favorite watering holes: Beverly Hills, P...

Survey of a Century of Cincinnati Art
Dec 23, 2020 | by | Read →

Cincinnati Art Galleries is on the bandwagon of regionalism with its current offering entitled: Panorama of Cincinnati Art 2020. The Queen City stands out historically in the Midwe...

Top 10 Los Angeles Exhibitions of 2020
Dec 23, 2020 | by | Read →

Little need be said about the strangeness of 2020: A year inundated with historic events has brought to a standstill the customs and contact that once defined our lives. In March, ...

Best Fiction of 2020
Dec 23, 2020 | by | Read →

2020 was a terrible year for most of us, between a rampaging and terrifying pandemic and a bizarre election that tested the very limits of democracy, but it was a splendid year for...

Fotofolio: Marcella Hackbardt
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“My Rooms” Marcella’s statement and bio: In this body of work, My Rooms, I construct photographs that evoke a place and a persona, introducing and investigating the tension b...

Art Galleries at Area Universities Offer Varying Experiences
Dec 23, 2020 | by | Read →

I talked with several directors of art galleries at area universities.  Kitty Uetz, MFA, has been director of Xavier University Art Gallery since 1997.  It is located at 1658 Mus...

“Ma and What Now My Friend?” at Aicon Gallery, NYC
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Mequitta Ahuja first gained serious traction in the art world for her self-portraits, a deceivingly straightforward genre whose many contradictions she skillfully exposed. Where mo...


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