Vasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle

Vasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle

Abstractionism—think Kandinsky—denied representation altogether, but assumed all the conventions of pictorial space, hence the nonrepresentational use of color, line, form, and...

Twenty-first Century Museum Interprets Ancient Middle Eastern Art.

Twenty-first Century Museum Interprets Ancient Middle Eastern Art.

Visitors to the Cincinnati Art Museum may have noticed that the first gallery on the right past the entrance – the Middle East Gallery – has been closed about a year. In a ...

Can’t Buy Me Love: “Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s”  at Cincinnati Art Museum, October 22, 2021-February 6, 2022

Can’t Buy Me Love: “Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s” at Cincinnati Art Museum, October 22, 2021-February 6, 2022

I can’t think of the last art show I saw where I wanted to write, off the top, about its sound track. In the course of two visits to “Simply Brilliant,” the Cincinnati Art Mu...

Concord and Discord: Examining Ancient Stories

Concord and Discord: Examining Ancient Stories

“Concord and Discord: Examining Ancient Stories” is a two person show of the work of area artists, Mary Anne Donovan and Cynthia Kukla. In many ways, though, it is a single sho...

Drawing Every Day

Drawing Every Day

In 1970, I started my first year in the MFA program at the University of Cincinnati. The MFA studios were at that time in old houses behind St George Church on Scioto and Classen S...

December 2021


Vasily Kandinsky: Around the Circle
Jan 2, 2022 | by | Read →

Abstractionism—think Kandinsky—denied representation altogether, but assumed all the conventions of pictorial space, hence the nonrepresentational use of color, line, form, and...

Twenty-first Century Museum Interprets Ancient Middle Eastern Art.
Jan 2, 2022 | by | Read →

Visitors to the Cincinnati Art Museum may have noticed that the first gallery on the right past the entrance – the Middle East Gallery – has been closed about a year. In a ...

Can’t Buy Me Love: “Simply Brilliant: Artist-Jewelers of the 1960s and 1970s” at Cincinnati Art Museum, October 22, 2021-February 6, 2022
Jan 2, 2022 | by | Read →

I can’t think of the last art show I saw where I wanted to write, off the top, about its sound track. In the course of two visits to “Simply Brilliant,” the Cincinnati Art Mu...

Concord and Discord: Examining Ancient Stories
Jan 2, 2022 | by | Read →

“Concord and Discord: Examining Ancient Stories” is a two person show of the work of area artists, Mary Anne Donovan and Cynthia Kukla. In many ways, though, it is a single sho...

Drawing Every Day
Jan 2, 2022 | by | Read →

In 1970, I started my first year in the MFA program at the University of Cincinnati. The MFA studios were at that time in old houses behind St George Church on Scioto and Classen S...

ArtsWave: the Engine for Arts in Greater Cincinnati
Jan 2, 2022 | by | Read →

You don’t have to go to New York or Chicago to see first-rate productions. They are right here. ArtsWave plays a crucial role in support of arts in Greater Cincinnati helping it ...

“Tiki Man” by Thom Atkinson
Jan 2, 2022 | by | Read →

The night I met Thom Atkinson, he read a story aloud at a writers conference.  The first page of his work had me laughing so hard I cried, inelegantly, yes, even snottily. Seven p...

November 2021


Cincinnati Ballet Celebrates New Home
Nov 27, 2021 | by | Read →

Cincinnati Ballet celebrates a new home with a view to the future. Scott Altman, chief executive officer and president, Cincinnati Ballet talks enthusiastically about the organizat...

Portrait of Jewish Cincinnati: the Bicentennial Celebration
Nov 27, 2021 | by | Read →

Krohn, Fechheimer, Wise… Every settlement is established by what is put in the ground. It all began with the arrival of a small man who was a professional jeweler, watch and cloc...

How to Deal With Wacky Brainchildren: Pippa Garner at JOAN, Los Angeles
Nov 27, 2021 | by | Read →

Upon entering Pippa Garner’s show, “Immaculate Misconceptions,” at JOAN in Los Angeles, visitors are greeted by HOW TO COME UP WITH AN IDEA and HOW TO GET RID OF YOUR IDEA, a...

Aaron Kent: Exploring Loss & Creating New
Nov 27, 2021 | by | Read →

Ceramic arts often conjure notions of utility or delicacy. In the museum, pottery fragments from ancient societies shed light on their domestic lives, and ornate porcelain objects ...

The Seven Cities: the Urban Photography of Casey LeClair
Nov 27, 2021 | by | Read →

In the Iris Cafe, a cozy booknook found in the hubbub of north Main Street OTR, one can enjoy savory menu, an assembly of used and collectable books and the visual experience of a ...


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  • December Issue of Aeqai Online

    With this last publication of 2021, we offer several excellent reviews for our readership to consider. Erkin gives us Around the Circle: Kandinsky at the Guggenheim. Explore this m...