Editor Comments:  August Aeqai

The hot and hazy days of August signal the end of summer, the busy bustle of back to school and hint at the autumnal changes in store.  Perfect timing to tour: Picasso Landscapes: Out of Bounds with Sue Spaid at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Who can dispute the long shadow of Picasso on the landscape […]

Picasso Landscapes: Out of Bounds

On view through October 15, 2023, the Cincinnati Art Museum is presenting the serene, summer blockbuster “Picasso Landscapes: Out of Bounds,” as part of the global presentation of 50 exhibitions, organized by the Picasso Museum, marking the fiftieth anniversary of Picasso’s death.

Refreshing “Black Lives Matter!” on the street and in the public consciousness.

The recent restoration of Cincinnati’s “Black Lives Matter!” prominent political street art preserves and refreshes its resonant message. One of the more visible manifestations of the nationwide protests that erupted in the wake of the murder of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis in 2020 was a remarkable profusion of street art which emerged from the Black […]

Color Breathing: The Work of Lyric Morris-Latchaw and Casey Dresell

June 10 – August 12, 2023, Kennedy Gallery Opening June 10, 6-8pm While entering the Kennedy Gallery to view the exhibit Color Breathing: The Work of Lyric Morris-Latchaw and Casey Dresell, a painting quietly captured and held my attention from across the room. I walked over to explore Lyric Morris-Latchaw’s painting “Wild Tending/The Garden”, a […]