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    Historical Present / Fifteen Contemporary Chinese Artists at CSU Gallery

    by Douglas Max Utter on Mar 15, 2016

    Since the 1970’s progressive Chinese artists have expanded quickly into and beyond the revolutionary spaces and models of contemporary Western art, making great aesthetic contributions along the way. While much attention has been paid to major figures like Ai Weiwei and Cai Guo-Qiang,

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    Gothic to Neo Gothic: The Historical Churches of Tremont

    by Alexandria Kotoch on Dec 22, 2015

    Moving to Cleveland was to be the end of my very short career as a budding historian of medieval art. Or so I thought. For what could this city offer someone like me,

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    Charles Beneke: Specter

    by Tiffany Elena Washington on Dec 15, 2015

    Standing in front of Charles Beneke’s sculptural installation Specter at the Akron Art Museum, I can’t help but search for a thought bubble. And that reflex is not just because the Lichtenstein-like dots of half-tone paint on Tyvek call to mind Pop art prints,

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    Mookie and Toot - Bruce Checefsky

    Mookie and Toot

    by Bruce Checefsky on Dec 8, 2015

    As a curator of contemporary art in Cleveland, Ohio, I get calls from all kinds of interesting people. Their questions run the gamut, including inquiries about what to do with a painting found in someone’s attic or basement,

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