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

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, […]

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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, […]