Editor’s comments. February Post 2023
While the Cincinnati Spring is even more of a rollercoaster ride than usual, Aeqai covers several exciting exhibitions for your avid interest.
Ecologies of Elsewhere
Whether “plant chic,” a repository for ancestral knowledge, or “floraporn,” “Ecologies of Elsewhere” at the Contemporary Arts Center highlights human beings’ selfish motives. If this show is any indication, plant appreciators appear more interested in human wellbeing than plant wellbeing.
Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer?
The first major exhibition of 2023 to open at the Cincinnati Art Museum presents a comprehensive selection of nearly 100 photographs made by the celebrated painter and feminist icon, Georgia O’Keeffe. Its title, Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer, is also the title of a substantial, $80 book published by the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and Yale […]
Ceramicus Sculptus ‘Krohn’
Don’t miss an opportunity to see “Ceramicus Sculptus ‘Krohn’,” an exhibition of ceramic sculptures gleaming like “hothouse flowers” in the Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park, Cincinnati, on view through June 18, 2023. Visitors to this exhibition truly wonder, “How did they do that?”
Japanese Netsuke: Hidden Wit and Whimsy
Fashion accessories can be great fun, but what if you must hide them? This wasn’t a rhetorical question for trendy Japanese gentlemen in the Edo Period (1603-1868).
Platow’s Vision: The JB Speed Museum
The duties of a museum director are vast, complex and persistent. Just ask Raphaela Platow, new director at the Speed Museum, Louisville.
A Garden in Time: Hayley Barker Paints an Echo Park Life
Hayler Barker takes viewers into the home of longtime activist Angeleno Isa-Kae Meksin. By reflecting on Meksin’s garden, apartment and neighborhood, Barker provides an intimate glimpse into the power of everyday interactions with the nonhuman world that bustles around us.
Aeqai 15th Annual Fundraiser Success Recap
The Aeqai 15th Annual Fundraiser was held at the Annex Gallery, Pendleton Art Center, Cincinnati Ohio on February 2nd, 2023 with a silent auction entitled ”EIGHT BUY EIGHT.”
Editor’s comments. January Post 2023
Greetings in the New Year 2023 We have an exciting post for your avid interest. The Cincinnati Art Museum presents 4 generations of Japanese Printmakers. Writer Helen Rindsberg walks us through the gallery with her personal insight into the evolution of printmaking in this family from the 20th to the 21st century. Sue Spaid reviews […]
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris: Monet-Mitchell Exhibition
Although Joan Mitchell’s home and garden was just a 9-mile hike from Monet’s Giverny paradise, their dialogues on canvas are an intimate interchange, still intriguing today.