In 2011, Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell and the Cleveland Museum of Art announced a unique partnership that allowed the art-collecting Bidwells to launch exhibitions featuring their extensive holdings for six months each year, and allowed the museum to create a permanent presence for contemporary art on the Near West Side—an area long known as Ohio City, recently branded by […]
This upcoming Sunday, Shari Wilkins and Laura Ruth Bidwell will discuss their ongoing exhibit at the Massillon Museum, Art as Journal. The show encompasses two series of images depicting locales significant to the photographers. For Promised Land, Wilkins took miniature Polaroid-style snaps of her father’s Illinois hometown, Cairo (pronounced “Kay-row,” unlike the Egyptian capital). Bidwell’s The Great Tangles presents scenes […]
Things are busy as always at the Cleveland Print Room this fall, with more classes and workshops in our community darkroom, and a lively schedule of exhibits in our gallery to delight and inspire. Opening September 8, we are excited to present a dual exhibition featuring the transgressive, vintage fashion photography-inspired work of New York artist Lissa Rivera and Transformer […]
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