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Kevin Beasley: And In My Dream I was Rolling On the Floor At Cozad-Bates House and MOCA Cleveland

Physical bodies making sound with Kevin Beasley

by Jimmy Kuehnle on Apr 11, 2014

Kevin Beasley presents a one day only sound performance, And In My Dream I was Rolling On the Floor, at Cozad-Bates House, the only surviving pre civil war structure in … Continue reading

Christian Patterson image from exhibition at the Transformer Station in Cleveland, Ohio

Fruit cake still costs 98 cents

by Jimmy Kuehnle on Apr 8, 2014

Science wins. Check and mate. Now on to tasty fruit cake. It still costs 98 cents, for a whole cake or just a piece? It must come with pink icing … Continue reading

The garden at night

Paris in Toledo

by Jonathan Rinck on Apr 2, 2014

Paris’ Tuileries Garden and Palace provided the stage and scenery for nearly 500 years of the often dramatic pageant of French history. Created during the reign of Catherine de’ Medici … Continue reading

Sex Pistols posters

Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk

by Scott Turri on Mar 3, 2014

For an intellectually inquisitive, testosterone fueled, bored suburban teenager, punk rock provided the perfect elixir and experiencing Pretty Vacant: The Graphic Language of Punk at the galleries of Moore College … Continue reading

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Cleveland Institute of Art - Lunch on Friday - Panel Discusion

On Art Writing – Panel – April 11, 2014 @ CIA


4.4.14 partners with the Cleveland Institute of Art on for a panel discussion, On Art Writing, on Friday April 11, 2014. A vital economy requires a dynamic creative community, which in turn needs an engaged discourse to support it. The … Continue reading

Sculpture by Chris Jones at the Oakland University Art Gallery

Ringing a Bell for Sculpture

Ron Scott


If the role of a university is to educate then the exhibition of sculpture at the Oakland University Art Gallery becomes a space to bring together objects from diverse locations in The Body Metonymic: International Contemporary Sculpture. Twelve international artists … Continue reading

Drawing by Lori Korsmo at the Erie Fine Art Museum

Lori Korsmo: Structrue and Chaos

Mary Birdsong


Lori Korsmo’s austere and rich drawings straddle the divide between structure and chaos, discipline and abandon. Her mostly monochromatic ink or pencil drawings on paper or plate appear static, perhaps even cold but closer observation reveals lively matrices of pattern … Continue reading

1867 albumen print photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Exposing Rare Photographs

Jonathan Rinck


In his playful series 9 Objekts, Gerhard Richter ironically inverts the function of the camera to deliver photographs of impossible wooden structures that seem to rhyme with M.C. Escher’s drawings of perpetual staircases and gravity-defying waterfalls. Astonishingly, Richer produced these … Continue reading

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