Kevin Muente’s show “Forgotten Land” is currently up at Marta Hewett Gallery, located in Cincinnati’s Pendleton neighborhood. He uses figures within these landscapes to create a narrative through single or multiple images. Often the images echo classical or referenced figures from orthodox art.
Moving in a different direction from his traditional landscapes, Muente stages photos of friends and family posed with costumes or props in carefully selected locati...
“A Sense of Home: New Quilts by Heather Jones,” Taft Museum of Art, through February 18, 2018.
December 23rd, 2017 | Published in *, December 2017 | Karen S. Chambers
Jones sees modern quilting as “look(ing) at traditional quilting and then do(ing) its own thing.” 1 For this quilt maker, “its own thing” marries tradition and contemporary abstract art in quilts that are meant to be used and “paintings”—smaller pieced works stretched over wood supports.
Heather Jones, “Something in Your Eyes”, 2017, pieced cotton...
Frank Herrmann, Slayer of Dragons Solo Exhibition, “New Works”, Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts
December 23rd, 2017 | Published in *, December 2017 | Cynthia M. Kukla
Buoyant-26, watercolor, 10″ x 7 ½,” 2016
Painter extraordinaire Frank Herrmann means what he says. In a 2016 interview, Herrmann stated: “Never wait for the great idea or wait for the perfect moment when the work has stalled. You have to work through those moments, that may be depressing but just keep working.”1
A Cincinnati Artist Finds Meaning in a 2,000 Year Old Poem Dynamic New Paintings by Kim Krause at Marta Hewett Gallery
November 26th, 2017 | Published in November 2017 | Cynthia M. Kukla
“Nature of Things #7”
“Nothing seems that certain”1 is a great operating procedure for an artist to generate new work. This is what Kim Krause believes and it is clearly manifested in his new solo exhibition at Marta Hewett Gallery titled The Nature of Things. Krause read the original long poem De rerum natura (On the Nature...