Archive for April, 2013

Museum Day on Fountain Square, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m

April 24th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact Only: April 24, 2013 Betsy Kruthoffer 513-721-3707 info@historicgreatercincinnati.org Explore the Treasures of Greater Cincinnati’s Museums and Historic Sites at Museum Day on Fountain Square Cincinnati, OH – Museums & Historic Sites of Greater Cincinnati invites residents and visitors to explore the many historic and cultural gems of the Greater Cincinnati […]

Community Education Registration for all Summer 2013 Adult/Teen and Children’s programming, AAC

April 24th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Community Education at the Art Academy of Cincinnati Registration for all Summer 2013 Adult/Teen and Children’s programming is now open! The AAC’s Community Education courses are affordable and open to all; we have classes for people of every age and skill level, from beginners to accomplished artists. Subjects run the gamut from standard disciplines such […]

LETTER FROM: New York: March 7th to 10th

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, April 2013

LETTER FROM: New York: March 7th to 10th

LETTER FROM: New York: March 7th to 10th By Kevin Ott My flight arrives on time, the cab line is short and traffic is thin, so my arrival at the Gramercy Park Hotel is before noon, allowing for a quick lunch of Alphabet Soup and Grilled Cheese at the Terrace Restaurant, where the walls are […]

Other Worlds

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, April 2013

Other Worlds

Other Worlds by Fran Watson Hema Upadhyay and Atul Dodlya At the Contemporary Arts Center Both artists are are from India, both have been celebrated internationally, and both exhibit imagery which contains the multiple layers of their exotic homeland and a nearly unplumbable history.   My own knowledge of Indian culture is casual, at best, […]

Letter from Chicago: Part II.

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, April 2013

Letter from Chicago: Part II.

Letter from Chicago: Part II. “Picasso and Chicago: the Fearless Pursuit of the Modern” Art Institute of Chicago, Feb 20 – May 12, 2013 http://www.artic.edu/exhibition/picasso-and-chicago By Cynthia Kukla I returned to Chicago for the April 19th symposium on Picasso1 organized for the “Picasso and Chicago” exhibition and seeing the exhibition again strengthens my already deep […]

The Pits: Empire Falling: New Photographs by Elena Dorfman

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, April 2013

The Pits: Empire Falling: New Photographs by Elena Dorfman

The Pits: Empire Falling: New Photographs by Elena Dorfman Phyllis Weston Gallery, March 29-May 11 By Jonathan Kamholtz From a distance, “Empire Falling #6” (the artist’s titles are not very helpful as aide-memoires or to help us focus on the picture’s issues) might be a colorized photograph taken by a long-gone intrepid nineteenth century archeological […]

Atlas Points

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in *, April 2013

Atlas Points

Atlas Points By Chistopher Hoeting Cincinnati’s Emery once again opened its doors for the third consecutive year (under the leadership of The Requiem Project) with two shows this past weekend: Atlas Points—the visual arts component of Cincinnati’s MusicNow and FORTY/40—the Contemporary Dance Theatre’s 40th Anniversary celebration. These two significant events demonstrate The Requiem Project’s continued […]

Geometrically Ordered Design: Modern Magick

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

Geometrically Ordered Design:  Modern Magick

Geometrically Ordered Design:  Modern Magick By Dustin Pike This is my eleventh article pertaining to the design field and its relationship with mathematics and geometry. In order to understand design language at its core, the viewer must understand the acoustics of perception on multiple levels. These articles are my attempt to demonstrate how all art-forms […]

MILTON GLASER: Drawings and Rugs

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

MILTON GLASER: Drawings and Rugs

MILTON GLASER: Drawings and Rugs Carl Solway Gallery, 424 Findlay Street, Cincinnati By Jane Durrell Milton Glaser, designer for all seasons, has turned his omni-talented hand to carpets, as can be seen in the glowing exhibition Milton Glaser: Drawings and Rugs at Carl Solway Gallery now through July 13. “Glowing” is used advisedly, as the execution […]

Johnny Got His Dress: Sara Pearce Explores Gender Roles in RolePlay

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

Johnny Got His Dress: Sara Pearce Explores Gender Roles in RolePlay

Johnny Got His Dress: Sara Pearce Explores Gender Roles in RolePlay By Shawn Daniell In Sara Pearce’s world, men can wear dresses, with or without the blue, satin sashes. In RolePlay, her solo exhibit on display at 1305 Gallery, Pearce explores several concepts including the examination of gender roles, the concept of female empowerment, and […]

William McGee Works 1954-1977

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

William McGee Works 1954-1977

William McGee Works 1954-1977 By Emil Robinson William McGee Works 1954-1977 just closed at the University of Cincinnati’s Reed Gallery. The show gave a wonderful introduction to a talented artist who had the good and bad fortune to be making work alongside some of the most important American painters in history. McGee was a painter […]

HICK AND WILLIE AND THE ART REVIEW

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

HICK AND WILLIE AND THE ART REVIEW By James Cummins Hick: “Oh, the parks minister to lovers in the spring! Rhythms of love turn out to be symphonic, that started out merely platonic … Any keepers on your Match.com list, Wild Thing?” Willie: “You’re saying ‘the demesnes fructify the friends’? Don’t kid a kidder. Love […]

THE PAINTINGS OF RICK BENNETT AT EYE ON ART GALLERY: WHEN THE WATER IS JUST WET ENOUGH

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

THE PAINTINGS OF RICK BENNETT AT EYE ON ART GALLERY: WHEN THE WATER IS JUST WET ENOUGH

THE PAINTINGS OF RICK BENNETT AT EYE ON ART GALLERY: WHEN THE WATER IS JUST WET ENOUGH By Louis Zoellar Bickett The much exhibited and awarded artist Rick Bennett, in his Artist Statement, reveals, “Ultimately my paintings are not complicated.” What Bennett accomplishes with his landscape work is this incredible feeling of light and space, […]

Betwixt & Between

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

Betwixt & Between

Betwixt & Between Painting by Jean Mehdi Grangeon of Broken Daisy Studio & glass work by Darryl Berry at Marta Hewett Gallery By Larry Watson When I entered the Marta Hewett Gallery to see this exhibition of glass by Darryl Berry and paintings by Jean Mehdi Grangeon,  the two exhibitions seem to work seamlessly together, […]

Elaine Ling’s Mongolia, Iris BookCafé and Gallery

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

Elaine Ling’s Mongolia, Iris BookCafé and Gallery

Elaine Ling’s Mongolia, Iris BookCafé and Gallery By Karen Chambers Walking through “Elaine Ling’s Mongolia” exhibition at the Iris BookCafé and Gallery in Over the Rhine, her photos read as ethnographic records documenting the life of nomads living in the independent Outer Mongolia. Looking at them gave me the sense I knew these people through […]

LEXINGTON CEMETERY, April 10, 2013, The Archive Louis Zoellar Bickett

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

LEXINGTON CEMETERY, April 10, 2013, The Archive Louis Zoellar Bickett

LEXINGTON CEMETERY, April 10, 2013, The Archive Louis Zoellar Bickett Photo essay By Louis Zoellar Bickett

YWCA Art Gallery Spreads Women’s Mission

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

YWCA Art Gallery Spreads Women’s Mission

YWCA Art Gallery Spreads Women’s Mission By Laura A. Hobson Walking up the stairs of the YWCA, 898 Walnut St., a visitor is immediately struck by a large abstract, acrylic, colorful painting entitled “Marrakesh Express” by Jolie Harris. This is merely an enticing introduction to the rest of the “Field of Possibilities” exhibit in conjunction with […]

AMERICAN HISTORICAL PRINT COLLECTORS SOCIETY: 38TH ANNUAL MEETING IN CINCINNATI

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

AMERICAN HISTORICAL PRINT COLLECTORS SOCIETY: 38TH ANNUAL MEETING  IN CINCINNATI

AMERICAN HISTORICAL PRINT COLLECTORS SOCIETY: 38TH ANNUAL MEETING IN CINCINNATI By Kevin Ott The American Historical Print Collectors Society (AHPCS) will hold its 38th Annual Meeting in Cincinnati May 15th-18th. This august group of 450 collectors, dealers and curators was formed to “encourage collection, preservation, study of original historical American prints that are 100 or […]

SEEING BELLEVUE KENTUCKY THROUGH YELLOW COLORED GLASSES

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

SEEING BELLEVUE KENTUCKY THROUGH YELLOW COLORED GLASSES

SEEING BELLEVUE KENTUCKY THROUGH YELLOW COLORED GLASSES by Susan Amis   The yellow glasses I found in Bellevue, Kentucky aren’t those from the Beatles’ famous Sargent Pepper’s song. The first thing I saw on a cloudy spring day in the seemingly ordinary town of Bellevue, Kentucky, were some unordinary yellow goblets. To me, the goblets […]

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD ~ Saad Ghosn • Images For A Better World: Jan BROWN CHECCO, Visual Artist Jan Brown Checco, a painter, sculptor and art administrator, holds a BFA degree from the Art Academy of Cincinnati and an MFA degree from the University of Cincinnati/DAAP. She has been working as a studio artist […]

Book Reviews

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

Book Reviews by Daniel Brown The acclaim surrounding Joyce Carol Oates‘ newest novel, The Accursed, is much deserved: it is the best novel of 2013 to date and replete with complexities yet utterly readable–it is actually a keep-you-up-at-night page-turner, and at nearly 675 pages, that’s a lot of pages to turn. Oates is probably the […]

Maxwell’s Poetry Corner

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in April 2013

Poetry by Maxwell Redder   Locusts Noticing the cellulite clouds moving south, the match stung me and I dropped it. Grasses, the size of corn stalks, sizzled quietly at first releasing a silky stream of gray smoke; black came within a minute. I remember their stench, the locusts burning. Their sound was like children popping […]

Letter From The Editor

April 21st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements, April 2013

Letter From The Editor The April issue of aeqai contains a good number of reviews of shows in this region, but also a few more essays and letters. Many aeqai writers are interested in pursuing issues which may grow out of reviews they write , or of general issues and ideas in the general area […]

Working in Progress/ Paint by Number Mural, Cedric Michael Cox Saturday May 4th 1- 4pm

April 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Cedric Michael Cox Working in Progress Paint by Number Mural Part 1 Saturday May 4th 1- 4pm National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Working in Progress Paint by Number Mural Friends, family and children of all ages: Get you paint clothes on and lets get busy! In Conjunction with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s special […]

Slow Art Day 2013 DAAP Gallery Saturday, April 27, 2013

April 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Slow Art Day 2013 Venues 252 Slow Art Day venues around the world (and counting) – Saturday, April 27, 2013. Just Added: Cincinnati/DAAP Gallery Hasselt, Belgium – CIAP art center Paris, France – Musée du Quai Branly Kazimierz Dolny, Poland – Muzeum Nadwislanskie in Kazimierz Dolny Dallas, Texas – Crow Collection of Asian Art Florence, […]

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center CALL FOR ENTRIES SMALL WORKS

April 17th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Remember, you can update your subscription preferences anytime by visiting this link. Please note that you can select to receive emails in HTML (recommended) or plain text (not pretty, but readable). ALSO NOTE: Manifest now offers an Opportunities DIGEST mode which will group all exhibit calls into one email per month. Select this option at […]

LACDA 2013 International Juried Competition

April 11th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art 102 West Fifth Street Los Angeles, CA 90013 lacda.com LACDA 2013 International Juried Competition Curator: Holly Harrison, L.A. County Museum of Art Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of […]

Sampler Sock Hop this Saturday, April 13

April 11th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Come to the Sampler Sock Hop! Our last Macy’s Arts Sampler of the year is this Saturday, April 13! Join us for free music, dance, museums and more this weekend in Downtown Cincinnati and all over the region. Talk about variety– we’ve got hip-hop at the Taft Museum of Art, modern dance and animated films […]

UC Clothes Swap

April 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

UC Clothes Swap April 10, 2013 5-8pm Meyers Gallery Steger Student Life Center Clifton Campus clotheswapblog.blogspot.com bring old (clean) clothing you no longer wear – take home new (different) free clothes! Bring your camera! Bring your friends! questions? corrinamehiel@gmail.com event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/127959274056703/ Clothing Swap: Cincinnati is series of community events that will bring people together […]

Last day deadline: Manifest Artist Residency

April 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

A TWO-ROOM STUDIO FREE for a year at the heart of Manifest! M.A.R. Manifest Artist Residency CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Cincinnati Art Museum Partners with Google Art Project

April 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact • Kiley Brodeur, Marketing and Communications Associate (513) 639-2872 kiley.brodeur@cincyart.org Cincinnati Art Museum Partners with Google Art Project Mapping technology brings artwork to life online CINCINNATI – The Cincinnati Art Museum announced today it will join over 200 existing online art collections through its partnership with the Google Art Project, […]

gallery One One Announces hue Call for Entry

April 9th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

From: “Shannan Boyer” To: “Shannan Boyer” Sent: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 1:43:53 PM Subject: Brazee Street Studios’ gallery One One Announces hue:RED Call for Entry gallery One One Announces hue Call for Entry Deadline to apply: April 22, 2013 Oakley, OH – Brazee Street Studios’ gallery One One has opened its annual call for entry […]

Art Beyond Boundaries Call To Artists NO NUDES IS GOOD NUDES

April 1st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

Call To Artists Art Beyond Boundaries is extending an invitation to you to submit artwork for an upcoming exhibit titled, NO NUDES IS GOOD NUDES. The deadline for submissions is May 3, 2013. Please submit no more than five pieces. All artwork must be exhibition- ready (clean mats, paintings framed or finished & wired, etc). […]

SOS ART 2013 CALL TO GREATER CINCINNATI ARTISTS

April 1st, 2013  |  by  |  published in Announcements

CALL TO GREATER CINCINNATI ARTISTS SOS ART 2013 May 31 – June 9 The Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1212 Jackson St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 1) “SOS ART 2013”, a group art show and event of sociopolitical expressions for peace and justice, in its 11th consecutive year, will take place at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, […]