“ColorForms” Sizzles at 818 Studios

  When I heard that Rebekah Wilhelm was pairing up with John Saile for a show ostensibly about “color” at 818 Studios, I will admit, I was surprised. Wilhelm is an artist whose career I have followed for years, and whose work I very much admire (and own), but color is not a quality I associate with her practice. Her […]

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What’s Next, with new SPACES director Tizziana Baldenebro

In the first installment of Amanda D. King’s new blog series, “What’s Next”, King speaks with Tizziana Baldenebro, newly appointed director of SPACES gallery in Cleveland. In the conversation, Baldenebro shares her perspectives in the wake of recent and continuous uprisings against systemic oppression in the art world, the importance of technology in a pandemic, and her intentions for SPACES as […]

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From Eden to the nations to Miami: “Shtetl in the Sun” at the Cleveland Print Room

In 1977, two photographers set themselves a challenge: Take pictures of Miami Beach’s Jewish retirement community residents every day for ten years. The photographers were named Andy Sweet and Gary Monroe. They called their undertaking simply “The Miami Beach Project.” Tragically, five years into the project, Sweet was murdered in his own apartment during a home invasion. At the time […]

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Showdown at Coventry: PEACE Campus in jeopardy

Deanna Bremer Fisher–head of the board of the Coventry PEACE Campus in Cleveland Heights, and also executive director of the nonprofit advocacy organization for the city, Future Heights–hopes to temper, perhaps even resolve, a dispute between that arts-and-culture organization and Heights Libraries, the system that continues to serve as landlord to CPC, perhaps against its will. Bremer Fisher will make […]

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Art Made in the Shutdown: Patty Flauto

  CAN Journal has been pleased to partner with Worthington Yards to present Art Made in the Shutdown, an exhibit featuring works of more than 120 artists who have in common this tumultuous moment in history, when a global pandemic intersects with our long-overdue reckoning with racism. In the wake of a recent Zoom dialog among the artists, we continue […]

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