With this last publication of 2021, we offer several excellent reviews for our readership to consider.
Erkin gives us Around the Circle: Kandinsky at the Guggenheim. Explore this master of the abstract The Cincinnati Art Museum reopens the completely renovated Near Eastern Gallery with a fresh vision of their collection as reviewed by Cynthia Kukla
Walk through Simply Splendid with Jon Kamholtz, as he relishes the aesthetics and craft of the 1960’s and 70’s.
We feature 2 new writers in this issue: Frank Herrman shares his memories of Stewart Fink, sculptor, painter and gentle friend of many years.
Gary Gaffney gives us his insightful review of the works of Cynthia Kukla and Mary Ann Donovan, currently displayed at the Annex gallery.
We are reintroducing the book review. Robin Winter reviews Tiki Man by Thomas Atkinson, an excellent author and recognized playwright.
Laura Hobson gives us a survey on several aspects of arts support that ArtsWave makes possible in our region. This is a fitting topic for a year-end feature, enlightening all who enjoy the visual and performing arts in our region about this vital financial pipeline.
Manifest Gallery is offering some very exciting exhibits: Tondo–investigating the problem of the circle and Tapped: Artists and their Professors just to name two in the currently in the galleries.
Miller Gallery is premiering a photography exhibit of the works of Isaac Wright, entitled To the Moon and Never Back. This honorably discharged veteran executes extreme photography as a therapy mechanism for his ptsd.
The Cincinnati Art Museum is also featuring Cut to the Quick: Paper cut images by African American Artist Kara Walker
Cincinnati Art Galleries is exhibiting their annual Panorama, a display of the current work of their stable of artists, a visual smorgasbord for area collectors
As 2021 comes to a close, we at Aeqai thank our readership for their continuing support for the arts and artists in our region. Our mission to open a conduit between artists and the art consuming public remains the same: to stimulate dialogue and participation in support of the arts in our community.
–Marlene Steele, Editor at Aeqai