Jessica Pinsky’s Dissection, Solo Exhibition at HEDGE Gallery

HEDGE Gallery is thrilled to open a solo exhibition of Jessica Pinsky’s most recent textile-based work, which will be designed to fill the entire perimeter of the gallery through the 2018 holiday season. Pinsky has created approximately 120 small-scale weavings, approximately 12″ x 12″ each, in rich hues of blush, orange, red and purple, which reference colors in the human […]

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Recent Acquisitions to ARTneo’s Permanent Collection

Through generous gifts, ARTneo continues to build its collection of the significant art created by Northeast Ohio artists. ARTneo’s permanent collection has become an important resource for those interested in regional art. The exhibition features works by Richard Andres, Tom Balbo, Ruth Bercaw, Timothy Callaghan, Eileen Dorsey, Andy Dreamingwolf, Mary Lou Ferbert, Derek Hess, Andrea Joki, Douglas Lucak, Ken Nevadomi, […]

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Creative Fusion – Alsino Skowronnek / Berlin

Alsino Skowronnek has been to America before, but this time it’s different. “This city has forced me to re-contextualize my knowledge about modern-day urban life as I know it from Germany.” Currently living in Glenville at The Madison, Skowronnek has been doing a lot of walking, he’s ridden public transit, and taken ride-shares around the Cleveland area—and like many visitors, […]

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B Side, at Waterloo Arts

In October, Chicago-based artist Martinez E-B returns to his hometown with a one-person show at Waterloo Arts. “B Side,” is a multi-media exhibition featuring video, sound, painting, drawing, and found and altered objects. The artist’s primary material, however, is himself, or rather his own experience of inhabiting a world of normative “whiteness.” “Soul Sway” is the name Martinez E-B gives […]

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Did Cleveland Make You Proud?

Each issue of CAN looks ahead to a new season, but this time we’ve got to take a minute to look back on what just happened in Northeast Ohio. The FRONT International Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art is winding down. The inaugural CAN Triennial is behind us. Did Cleveland make you proud? In our view, the most important thing about […]

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Seeing Myself Through Yayoi Kusama: Like it or Not, the Selfie-Blockbuster is Here

The term blockbuster was probably first used to describe a museum exhibition in 1976, when throngs of visitors patiently waited in line to see the grandiose King Tut exhibition at the National Gallery. The show then toured the country and drew the astounding attendance of eight million people. What followed was a barrage of blockbusters over the years, usually featuring […]

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RAILROAD FAME – Moniker: Identity Lost and Found explores the people and folklore of American rail yard graffiti at the Massillon Museum

Before the internet spread aerosol-painted, hip-hop style across the world, the word “graffiti” did not instantly conjure the wildly colorful, mural-sized graphics that all but define the term these days. Graffiti is as old as walls, of course, and its history is woven with diverse threads and intentions. A deeply informed exhibit at the Massillon Museum of Art explores one […]

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ARTBELT: Exhibit at Lakeland Community College connects Cleveland, Youngstown, and Pittsburgh

“To a large extent, I’m doing this show because no one else is doing it,” says John Morris, speaking about Artbelt: New Art from the Rustbelt, which he curated and organized. The exhibit, now on display at Lakeland Community College, had two primary goals. Firstly, to showcase art made in the postindustrial Midwest while the world’s attention was turned to […]

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Artist/Artist: Jessica Pinsky interviews Christi Birchfield & Christi Birchfield interviews Jessica Pinsky

Jessica Pinsky interviews Christi Birchfield Jessica Pinsky: You have a background in printmaking, and your undergraduate and graduate degrees are both in print. Christi Birchfield: Correct. JP: But drawing is such an important part of your process. CB: Printmaking has given me the formula for building a piece. Layers become important—thinking about not only a singular image, but how, visually, […]

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