By the People, For the People, At CSU

Democracy rules every edition of the biennial People’s Art Show in the Galleries at Cleveland State University, an unjuried, un-curated, uncensored display of just about every artistic pursuit on the Cleveland art scene. The 23rd iteration is on view October 26 – December 7. This year, a couple of interactive works in the show are particularly relevant to democracy, and […]

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Focus on Abstraction: Dana Oldfather, Tony Watkins, Mark Keffer, Margarita Benitez and Markus Vogl at The Galleries of CSU

Soon after the end of the Second World War, Abstract Expressionism blew a hole in art history. The cultural effect was comparable to the Manhattan Project. Abstract Expressionism (AE) effectively transformed Western art, replacing the tattered late-modern remains of aesthetic intention and technique with guiding principles derived in part from psychoanalysis and Freud’s theories of the unconscious. Accidental marks, the […]

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The Curious Case of Color, in the Galleries at CSU

In Spring 2017, the Galleries at CSU are please to present The Curious Case of Color. The exhibition explores the physical, perceptual, psychological, and esthetic uses of color by 12 artists currently active in Northeast Ohio. Artists include: Anna Tararova, Rachel Beamer, Lynda Britton, Matthew Kolodziej, Dennis Long, Paul O’Keeffe, Lorri Ott, John Pearson, Qian Li, Douglas Sanderson, Audra Skuodas, […]

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Fall Exhibits in The Galleries at CSU

The Galleries at CSU are proud to present three important exhibitions this fall season. Sixty Paintings from the Bible, and To Speak Her Heart open with a reception Thursday, September 1, from 5 to 8pm. In the first exhibit, Archie Rand depicts 60 salient moments from the stories in the Hebrew Bible.  In the second, Leslie A. Golomb and Barbara […]

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Galleries at CSU: Quest for Visual Splendor

The Galleries at CSU have an exceptionally diverse group of exhibitions planned for this spring: In the North Gallery, 85 year old New York City based, world renowned artist Liz Quisgard presents: The Ornamental Impulse: Form, Pattern, and Color. This exhibition represents a manifestation of a compelling, personal quest for visual splendor spanning several decades. Propitiously for CSU, Liz Quisgard […]

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