Posthuman Design: Creatures: When Species Meet at the Contemporary Arts Center

Posthuman Design: Creatures: When Species Meet at the Contemporary Arts Center

Creatures: When Species Meet locates creative processes less in the imagination of singular artists than in the encounter between living things, their negotiation of each other’s...

Does Size Matter?: “Magnitude Seven: 15th Annual Exhibition of Small Works” at Manifest Gallery, May 31-June 28, 2019

Does Size Matter?: “Magnitude Seven: 15th Annual Exhibition of Small Works” at Manifest Gallery, May 31-June 28, 2019

“Magnitude Seven” is neither the oldest nor the smallest show of small things in town, a distinction that probably goes to the Art Academy’s “Minumental” show every fall,...

“L’ Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters,” Taft Museum of Art, through September 14, 2019

“L’ Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters,” Taft Museum of Art, through September 14, 2019

Sometimes it takes time for the aesthetic worth of something to be recognized. This most definitely was not the case with French advertising handbills AKA posters from its Golden A...

Hilna Af Klint at The Guggenheim: Metaphysics at it Patrols Mortality’s Borders

Hilna Af Klint at The Guggenheim: Metaphysics at it Patrols Mortality’s Borders

The Guggenheim’s spring retrospective of the seminal Swedish painter, Hilma Af Klint, has, naturally, evoked a multitude of art critics and visual culture scholars who laud her r...

From the Mythic Nile to the Mighty Ohio

From the Mythic Nile to the Mighty Ohio

“Egypt: The Time of the Pharaohs” Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Avenue   Cincinnati, OH Through August 18, 2019 Step into a time when civilization grew along the Nil...

June/July 2019


Posthuman Design: Creatures: When Species Meet at the Contemporary Arts Center
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Creatures: When Species Meet locates creative processes less in the imagination of singular artists than in the encounter between living things, their negotiation of each other’s...

Does Size Matter?: “Magnitude Seven: 15th Annual Exhibition of Small Works” at Manifest Gallery, May 31-June 28, 2019
Jun 30, 2019 | by | Read →

“Magnitude Seven” is neither the oldest nor the smallest show of small things in town, a distinction that probably goes to the Art Academy’s “Minumental” show every fall,...

“L’ Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters,” Taft Museum of Art, through September 14, 2019
Jun 30, 2019 | by | Read →

Sometimes it takes time for the aesthetic worth of something to be recognized. This most definitely was not the case with French advertising handbills AKA posters from its Golden A...

Hilna Af Klint at The Guggenheim: Metaphysics at it Patrols Mortality’s Borders
Jun 30, 2019 | by | Read →

The Guggenheim’s spring retrospective of the seminal Swedish painter, Hilma Af Klint, has, naturally, evoked a multitude of art critics and visual culture scholars who laud her r...

From the Mythic Nile to the Mighty Ohio
Jun 30, 2019 | by | Read →

“Egypt: The Time of the Pharaohs” Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Avenue   Cincinnati, OH Through August 18, 2019 Step into a time when civilization grew along the Nil...

The Laughter of the Unconscious
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It was 1957 when “nudity for nudity’s sake” in cinema became a point for deliberation: the court case, Excelsior Pictures v. New York Board of Regents, hinged whether the dis...

Yvonne van Eijden at Askew Gallery
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Yvonne van Eijden Yvonne van Eijden was born June 6,1956 in Oisterwijk, the Netherlands. She received her art education at the Free Academy, The Hague, The Netherlands, and at Thre...

Off Ludlow Gallery: A Pop Up on Ormond Street in Clifton
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On the corner of Ludlow Ave. and Ormond Street is Gaslight Bar and Grill and down the street, there used to be the Clifton Post Office. Now, the Post Office has turned into Off Lud...

Isabella Hammad’s “The Parisian”
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Isabella Hammad’s “The Parisian”, is yet another debut novel this year of astonishing power and grace.  Set partly in France and mostly in Palestine before the i...

Ocean Vuong’s “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous”
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Ocean Vuong is a young Vietnamese-American, whose first collection of poetry was widely acclaimed, and whose first novel, “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous”, deser...

Nell Freudenberger’s “Lost and Wanted”
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I wish I could figure out who the intended audience for Nell Freudenberger’s very bad novel “Lost and Wanted” is supposed to be, but am unable to do so.  Perhaps...

May 2019


The Consistency of Memory: Stewart Goldman’s “The Hanging Figures” at the Skirball Museum
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Stewart Goldman taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati for over thirty years. An enduring presence in the Ohio art world, he has curated shows on printmaking and the visual aesthe...

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man at Cincinnati Art Museum
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Part One opened April 26; Part Two opens June 7 and continues through September 2. Tuesday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Thursdays, 11 a.m.–8 p.m. “No Spectators: The Art of Burni...

How Shall the World be Served?: “Life in the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Masterpieces from the Dordrecht Museum” at the Columbus Museum of Art, February 1-June 16, 2019
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Well, despite what the show’s title might suggest, it’s not a blockbuster Rembrandt show. As the exhibition catalogue delicately notes, “we cannot be sure Rembrandt ever visi...

“Rise & Shine”, A Group Exhibit at Wash Park Art
Jun 1, 2019 | by | Read →

An interesting exhibit of the curated work of a number of artists is a good reason to drop into Holly Spraul’s Wash Park Art gallery this summer. Nicole Trimble is continuing...

Profile of Nancy Nordloh Neville
Jun 1, 2019 | by | Read →

“I do enjoy showing my work,” Nancy Nordloh Neville told me. “It’s my life on review.  You remember how and where you were when you painted it.  You remember if the r...

Fotofolio – Lloyd Greene
Jun 1, 2019 | by | Read →

“Saturday Night Rodeo” Lloyd’ statement: Pretty people and powerful animals provide a good start for many stories. Rodeo is an American activity, born from our colorful south...

#Project🖤
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#Project🖤 If there was ever a most Instagram-worthy collection award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America, the newest H&M collaboration with fashion designer Gia...

The Art Climb: A Signature Gateway from the Streets to the Cincinnati Art Museum
Jun 1, 2019 | by | Read →

Take the climb to art.  A new staircase developed by the Cincinnati Art Museum will take visitors from the intersection of Eden Park Drive and Gilbert Ave. to the front entrance o...

Namwali Serpell’s “The Old Drift”
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A slew of great novels has appeared in the past two months, all long, and all first-rate.  But first among equals is “The Old Drift”, a first novel by Zambian writer N...

Julie Orringer’s “The Flight Portfolio”
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“The Flight Portfolio”, by Julie Orringer, is another splendid, first-rate new novel, astonishing in its details and analysis of character and place.  Based upon the r...


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