Archive for November, 2012

Art Deadlines List – November 2012 Free Email Edition

November 29th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Art Deadlines List – November 2012 Free Email Edition ———————————————————————- Paid Announcements: April 1, 2013 THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE 30th ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than $25,000 in cash prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be featured in the December 2013 issue of The Artist’s Magazine! All winners will also appear in a special […]

Manifest’s First Ever Call for REALISM

November 29th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Manifest’s First Ever Call for REALISM Deadline December 17th HIGH (realism’s realism) An International Competitive Gallery Exhibit of Contemporary Realism This exhibit will occupy two gallery spaces at Manifest from January 25 through February 22, 2013 and will be accompanied by a full color catalog documenting the included works. Eligibility: HIGH (realism’s realism) is open […]

LIGHT UP OTR RETURNS

November 21st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

MEDIA CONTACT: Micah Paldino micah@makepbj.com Peanut Butter & Jelly Co. Phone: 513-621-7676 LIGHT UP OTR RETURNS Presented by Agar and Peanut Butter & Jelly Co. (PB&J) Event benefits the Freestore Foodbank FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CINCINNATI – November 20, 2012 – The 3rd annual Light Up Over-the-Rhine (Light Up OTR) is back again, here to celebrate […]

See.me invitation for creatives

November 20th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

To the artists, sculptors, designers, illustrators, painters, and creators: you are invited to celebrate your creative passion with an international community of over half a million members on See.Me. To inaugurate our global launch, we’re offering over $125,000 in awards to inspired creators like you. (psst, it’s free to join!) Click here to Learn More […]

Letter from the Editor

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Some of the best shows in town have surfaced in November, following the blitz of photography shows known as fotofocus. The commercial galleries, in particular, seem to be showcasing a lot of their top talent.  Keith Banner offers a rave review of the Jonathan Queen/Rob Jefferson show at The Miller Gallery.  I seem to have asked […]

Cole Carothers’s Outdoor and Indoor Light

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in *, November 2012

Cole Carothers’s Outdoor and Indoor Light

Cole Carothers’s Outdoor and Indoor Light By Jonathan Kamholtz If you go to “Building Sight(s),” Cole Carothers’s new exhibit at the 5Th Street Gallery, looking forward to seeing works in the artist’s traditional look, you may be disappointed. For more than three decades, Carothers has produced paintings that explore the continuities and discontinuities of space. Built […]

Toy Stories: “Altered States” at Miller Gallery

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in *, November 2012

Toy Stories:  “Altered States” at Miller Gallery

Toy Stories:  “Altered States” at Miller Gallery By Keith Banner The paintings in “Altered States:  New Paintings by Rob Jefferson and Jonathan Queen” (currently up on the walls at Miller Gallery in Hyde Park through November 23, 2012) are beautifully executed works that exemplify eerie perfection.  The show is one of the best I’ve seen […]

LITHO AT ITS LIVELIEST

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in *, November 2012

LITHO AT ITS LIVELIEST

LITHO AT ITS LIVELIEST:  Toulouse-Lautrec and the Spectacles of Paris at the Cincinnati Art Museum October 13, 2012 -January 13, 2013 by Fran Watson My first visit to Montmartre was not the flamboyant, sin-drenched, total artistic emersion of which I had dreamed. It turned out to be a touristy square filled with prosaic artists producing […]

“Performative Self-Portraits”: BODY/OBJECTS at the Carl Solway Gallery

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in *, November 2012

"Performative Self-Portraits": BODY/OBJECTS at the Carl Solway Gallery

“Performative Self-Portraits”: BODY/OBJECTS at the Carl Solway Gallery By Laura A. Partridge BODY/OBJECTS is one of three FOTOFOCUS exhibitions currently on view at the Carl Solway Gallery. It features the work of 10 photographers, including: Cindy Sherman, Anita Douthat, Sarah Charlesworth, John Coplans, Ann Hamilton, Suzy Lake, Laurel Nakadate, Amanda Means, Cynthia Greg and Hannah […]

Chocolat: Drip, Drizzle, Lick

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in *, November 2012

Chocolat: Drip, Drizzle, Lick

Chocolat: Drip, Drizzle, Lick By Stephen Slaughter Eileen Southern in The Music of Black American wrote; “On the way to the cemetery it was customary to play very slowly and mournfully a dirge, or an ‘old Negro spiritual’ such as ‘Nearer My God to Thee,’ but on the return from the cemetery, the band would […]

Profile, Kent Krugh

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

Profile, Kent Krugh

Profile, Kent Krugh By Jane Durrell Curiosity – that need to know what would happen if???? – can be a driving force for both creative and scientific ends. Artist/scientist Kent Krugh is a nimble practitioner in both fields. Krugh has been a visible presence in the Cincinnati region’s FotoFocus this fall with a solo show, […]

Geometrically Ordered Design: Perfect Six

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

Geometrically Ordered Design: Perfect Six

Geometrically Ordered Design:  Perfect Six  By Dustin Pike “God produced the entire mass for the adornment of his majesty in six days. On the seventh day, he consecrated it with a blessing” – Victorinus (on the creation of the world) This is my sixth article pertaining to the design field and its relationship with mathematics. Design […]

Leslie Shiels: dizygotic, Cincinnati Art Galleries

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

Leslie Shiels: dizygotic, Cincinnati Art Galleries

Leslie Shiels: dizygotic, Cincinnati Art Galleries By Karen S. Chambers In October 2010, I reviewed a two-person exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Galleries for aeqai. The opening sentence was “There are twin—fraternal twins—shows at Cincinnati Art Galleries: Leslie Shiels: Lost Dogs Found and Kevin T. Kelly: Embracing the Yin.” I went on to write, “Shiels […]

DIZYGOTIC

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

DIZYGOTIC

DIZYGOTIC Written by Marlene Steele Rabbits, roosters, turtles and dogs. Leslie Shiels’ familiar animals dwell in large confrontational canvases and are exhibited opposite their painted twins, who somehow have popped into completely different bubble worlds. Twins can be monozygotic or “identical” meaning that they develop from one zygote. Dizygotic or ‘fraternal” twins launch from two […]

13 MOST BEAUTIFUL: DEAN & BRITTA

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

13 MOST BEAUTIFUL: DEAN & BRITTA

13 MOST BEAUTIFUL: DEAN & BRITTA by Kevin Ott Dean and Britta and their band brought their live show, “13 Most Beautiful…Songs for Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests” to the Emery Theater, Friday, December 9th. In conjunction with the CAC’s FotoFocus show of Andy Warhol’s photography, the musically accompanied screen tests demonstrated the remarkable results of […]

What Does Your Apocalypse Look Like?

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

What Does Your Apocalypse Look Like?

Apocalypse Now: New Works by Antonio Adams, Emily Brandehoff & Marc Lambert By Shawn Buckenmeyer Don’t turn around now: there’s a rotting zombie closing in. But no worries, a high-tech hovercraft awaits to take you away to safety. No, this isn’t a movie I’m talking about; it’s the newest exhibit Apocalypse Now: New Works by […]

“Camera-Shy: Photographs and an Installation at Thunder-Sky, Inc.”

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

“Camera-Shy: Photographs and an Installation at Thunder-Sky, Inc.”

“Camera-Shy: Photographs and an Installation at Thunder-Sky, Inc.” By Larry Watson In the multimedia installation at Thunder-Sky, Inc., Mary Pember has assembled a historical “snapshot” of her experience as a part of the Native American paradox for her and for her mother. This installation, “Digital Wigwam” stretches the medium of photography into a personal experience […]

Happy Thanksgiving: Short Story Scene

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

Happy Thanksgiving Short Story Scene by Margaret Cummins The small West Side neighborhood is quiet in the early morning of November 22nd, 2010. The dark green Subarus bump down Cherry Avenue, on a mission to pick up the last-minute necessities for the lavish dinners taking place that evening. A woman runs by with her black […]

Book Reviews by Daniel Brown

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

May We Be Forgiven, by A.M. Homes The contemporary family saga novel has been reinvigorated by writers’ awareness of the complexities of the merged family. Typically, remarriages force children who may barely know one another to live under the same roof as they adjust to parents’ new partners, new schedules, demands, “lifestyles”. How such children of […]

Goodbye Dragon Inn, by Tsao.

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

Goodbye Dragon Inn, by Tsao Reviewed by David Schloss Ming-Liang Tsao’s “Goodbye Dragon Inn” (2003), is a very odd film, indeed. Nothing much “happens” in this 90-odd minute film, but an atmosphere of regret, elegy and surprising surreal tension is often evoked and sustained. It was shown twice, years ago, at the Cincinnati Art Museum […]

Maxwell’s Poetry Corner

November 19th, 2012  |  by  |  published in November 2012

Poetry by Maxwell Redder   Gallery Asylum Cranberry juice, funneling through prickled paths of beard hair, drips from my Adam’s apple to my crotch – gray jeans turned sanguine. They won’t give me paint, only cranberry juice. Me, juice, chair, alone in a white cube – fluorescent tubes buzz. I tell them I will drink […]

“Doug and Mike Starn: Gravity of Light” ***SPECIAL EVENING HOURS THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING

November 18th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Media Contact • Kiley Brodeur, Marketing and Communications Associate (513) 639-2872 kiley.brodeur@cincyart.org Doug and Mike Starn: Gravity of Light  Extended Hours and Special Promotion with Mt. Adams Pavilion Now through December 30     at the Holy Cross Church at Mt. Adams Monastery 1055 St. Paul Place   Special Evening Hours the night before Thanksgiving Wednesday, […]

The Cincinnati Art Museum is pleased to announce that it has received a generous gift from the Rookwood Pottery Company.

November 18th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

The Cincinnati Art Museum is pleased to announce that it has received a generous gift from the Rookwood Pottery Company. The gift from Rookwood proprietors Marilyn and Martin Wade consists of award certificates, corporate records, minutes of the Board of Directors, and eight shape books. Shape books are books of blank paper with vase shapes […]

The Collections: 6000 Years of Art, PHASE II opening

November 14th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Media Contact • Kiley Brodeur, Marketing and Communications Associate 513-639-2872 kiley.brodeur@cincyart.org The Collections: 6000 Years of Art PHASE II Opening November 17, 2012 The Cincinnati Art Museum is excited to announce that Phase II of the popular permanent exhibition “The Collections: 6000 Years of Art” will be on view beginning November 17, 2012. The Cincinnati […]

Manifest Drawing annual Call for Entries

November 12th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center CALL FOR ENTRIES

Call to Artists: NKY Restoration Weekend Poster Contest

November 1st, 2012  |  by  |  published in Announcements

NKY Restoration Weekend steering committee is seeking artists for the 2013 NKY Restoration Weekend Poster Competition. The winning design will become the official visual icon for Northern Kentucky’s annual restoration fair and educational event with a cash prize of $250. The historic fabric of Northern Kentucky is one of our community’s biggest assets. Connecting with […]