June 2013

Cincinnati Everyday at the Cincinnati Art Museum

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

Cincinnati Everyday at the Cincinnati Art Museum

Cincinnati Everyday at the Cincinnati Art Museum By Emil Robinson Cincinnati Everyday is currently on exhibition at the Cincinnati art Museum. The show pairs two Cincinnati natives, artists Courttney Cooper and Cole Carothers. Cooper is represented by three large ballpoint pen drawings on collaged paper, and Carothers displays five oil on wood paintings. This is […]

Pictures and Property: Photographic Wonders: 
American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

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

Pictures and Property: Photographic Wonders: 
American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Pictures and Property:   Photographic Wonders:
  American Daguerreotypes from The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art May 17–August 25, 2013 By Jonathan Kamholtz “Photographic Wonders,” a selection of daguerreotypes culled from the extraordinary collection put together by Hallmark and then given in 2005 to Kansas City’s Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, is the real deal. In the ten […]

Faces and Figures

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

Faces and Figures

Faces and Figures Artisan Enterprise Center Covington, KY June 7–July 12 By Kevin Muente As an artist who draws and paints from the figure regularly, I was eager to see the current show Figures and Faces at the Artisan Enterprise Center in Covington curated by Daniel Brown. The work in this exhibition varies greatly giving […]

Review of Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast.

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

Review of Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast.

Review of Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast. By Jane Durrell The Cincinnati Art Museum has concocted a truly vacation-time exhibition with Eternal Summer: The Art of Edward Henry Potthast. Concoct is the operative word here; the installation, in a manner of speaking, is the show, with a bonus at the end. Eternal […]

Stone-Cold Ineffable: Ai Weiwei’s “According to What?”

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

Stone-Cold Ineffable: Ai Weiwei’s “According to What?”

Stone-Cold Ineffable: Ai Weiwei’s “According to What?” By Keith Banner Ai Weiwei’s “According to What?” (currently at the Indianapolis Museum of Art through July 17, 2013) is pure perfection. An Apple-Store consumerist clarity defines and propels the whole enterprise, a clean, polished fetishism that somehow becomes spiritual in its carefulness. Weiwei is obviously a purist, […]

“From Durham, NC to San Francisco, CA: A Letter”

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

“From Durham, NC to San Francisco, CA: A Letter” By Eva Hayward School has ended, grades are submitted, and the pink tulips have lost all their cup-shaped petals: it’s that time when academics and teachers alike begin to think about writing and research projects, or that half-finished book. For me, it’s also a time for […]

A Letter from Munich

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

A Letter from Munich

A Letter from Munich by Jan Brown Checco June 4 – 9, 2013 In the first week of June, a gaggle of travelers from the Cincinnati Park Board and Cincinnati Parks Foundation flew to Munich for a special event that neatly closed a circle – a promise made six years ago, 20 feet up in […]

Letter from Louisville

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

Letter from Louisville By Daniel Pfalzgraf Today, conversations about art in Louisville, Kentucky, often center on the East Market Street district, affectionately dubbed NuLu (short for “New Louisville”).  NuLu’s rise as an arts district began with visionary investors like Barbara Smith in the late 1980s, buying up buildings the gritty, run down section of downtown.  […]

The Archive Louis Zoellar Bickett

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

The Archive Louis Zoellar Bickett

The Archive Louis Zoellar Bickett   LEXINGTON CEMETARY, LEXINGTON, KY, MEMORIAL DAY, MAY 27, 2013 TOMMY ED CRAWFORD R.I.P., ROADSIDE MEMORIAL, NEWTOWN PIKE, LEXINGTON, KY, JUNE 18, 2013 KYLE GAFFNEY IN THE ARCHIVE BACKTARD, JULY 31, 2011        

“Bookworks 14 – Cincinnati Book Arts Society’s Annual Exhibit,” The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

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

“Bookworks 14 – Cincinnati Book Arts Society’s Annual Exhibit,” The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

“Bookworks 14 – Cincinnati Book Arts Society’s Annual Exhibit,” The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County By Karen Chambers One might say the concept of book as artwork dates back to the 7th to 4th millennium B. C. with the very first examples of text carved into stones. This is especially so when mnemonic […]

“Keith Kuhn Memorial Exhibit: Alice Heyn Balterman,” The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

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

“Keith Kuhn Memorial Exhibit: Alice Heyn Balterman,” The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

“Keith Kuhn Memorial Exhibit: Alice Heyn Balterman,” The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County By Karen Chambers During his tenure as library services director at The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Keith Kuhn compiled an impressive collection of artist books. Each year a Memorial Exhibit honors him with works drawn from that […]

Symbiotic Balance, Light Projections by Kathryn Kuntz at the Weston Gallery

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

Symbiotic Balance, Light Projections by Kathryn Kuntz at the Weston Gallery

Symbiotic Balance, Light Projections by Kathryn Kuntz at the Weston Gallery By Emil Robinson Science and art have always had a complementary relationship. Ocular perception, linear perspective, and color theory all utilize the rules of science for expressive purposes. Contemporary artists such as Olafur Eliasson, Robert Irwin, and James Turrell utilize science to create transcendent […]

Small worlds on view: Magnitude 7 at Manifest Gallery

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

Small worlds on view: Magnitude 7 at Manifest Gallery

Small worlds on view: Magnitude 7 at Manifest Gallery by Marla Sweitzer No larger than seven inches in any dimension, scale unifies the works that fill the space at Manifest Gallery. While these small works in Magnitude 7, on exhibit through June 28, are likely easier and more affordable for artists to make, the challenge […]

No Nudes is Good Nudes Explores the Multiple Interpretations of the Human Form

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

No Nudes is Good Nudes Explores the Multiple Interpretations of the Human Form

No Nudes is Good Nudes Explores the Multiple Interpretations of the Human Form By Shawn Daniell The human body consisting of veins, tissue, organs, and flesh has been a subject of inspiration for artists since humans began painting on cave walls. What is it about the human form that strikes us? The many reasons why […]

FINDLAY STREET PROJECT SPACE: Solway’s Laboratory Offshoot

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

FINDLAY STREET PROJECT SPACE: Solway’s Laboratory Offshoot

FINDLAY STREET PROJECT SPACE: Solway’s Laboratory Offshoot By Kevin Ott Fifty years in the art business have not made the Solways, Carl or Michael, too satisfied with their status as the region’s premier modern/contemporary gallery. Recently they announced the opening of Findlay Street Project Space, a separate gallery located on the first floor of Solway’s […]

The Cincinnati Wing Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary

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

The Cincinnati Wing Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary

The Cincinnati Wing Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary By Laura A. Hobson Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Cincinnati Wing of the Cincinnati Art Museum made history by becoming one of the first art museums in the nation to devote permanent gallery space to a community’s art history. The wing opened on May 17, 2003 to rave […]

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD

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

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD

ART FOR A BETTER WORLD by Saad Ghosn • Images For A Better World: Rob JEFFERSON, Visual Artist Rob Jefferson was born in 1970 on a naval base in Memphis, Tennessee, and has lived in Cincinnati ever since. A graduate of the Art Academy of Cincinnati with a BFA degree in painting and drawing (1992), […]

AMERICA: WITNESSED BY RAYMOND ADAMS IS A NATIONAL TREASURE

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

AMERICA: WITNESSED BY RAYMOND ADAMS IS A NATIONAL TREASURE

AMERICA: WITNESSED BY RAYMOND ADAMS IS A NATIONAL TREASURE a book review by Louis Zoellar Bickett NYC based photographer Raymond Adams’ new (and first book) AMERICA: WITNESSED is a bibliophiles’ dream—a perfectly designed book. Adams’ photographs are lyrical and narrative in nature, all shot in his home base of NYC and vicinity and on a […]

Book Review

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

Book Review by Daniel Brown Meg Wolitzer, whose often sharp and astute novels about contemporary urban women  have brought her to the attention of serious fiction readers, has written her finest novel to date, The Interestings.  It’s a very long novel, and follows the lives of six friends and their outer circle throughout their lives, […]

Maxwell’s Poetry Corner

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

Maxwell’s Poetry Corner By Maxwell Redder Accordion Highway From my window: buzzing highway traffic slows as the sun lowers. Head lights and break lights suck out the last rays, proudly displaying their eminence along the road. The screaming red streaks blend with submissive yellow ones like an opera singers vibrato. Their passing hollows out the […]

Letter From The Editor

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

Letter From The Editor We are pleased to let our readers know that the June aeqai is now posted online. This issue rounds out the art season, which we think of as similar to the academic year – approximately from September to June. We will resume our coverage in the summer, with our one July/August issue, and […]