Cincinnati Art Museum http://wmub.org en "Crown" at Art Museum Generates Discussion http://wmub.org/post/crown-art-museum-generates-discussion <p>While the <a href="http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/" target="_blank">Cincinnati Art Museum</a> is closed, a sniper fires 19 rounds into a bronze cube. Video and still cameras record the bullets as they make their way from the sniper’s rifle in the museum’s front lobby, travel past more traditional works of art, and pierce the metal cube, mounted in the Great Hall. “Crown,” the work of conceptual artist <a href="http://www.toddpavlisko.com/" target="_blank">Todd </a><a href="http://www.toddpavlisko.com/" target="_blank">Pavlisk</a>o, now on display at the museum, has generated discussion and some controversy.&nbsp; Matt Distel, Art Museum adjunct curator of contemporary art, joins us to discuss “Crown” and its place in the world of art. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 25022 at http://wmub.org "Crown" at Art Museum Generates Discussion Man creates art by firing gun in museum http://wmub.org/post/man-creates-art-firing-gun-museum <p>A new installation at the Cincinnati Art Museum juxtaposes traditional and contemporary art in an unusual way.</p><p>Oxford, Ohio native and Miami University alum Todd Pavlisko says the goal of <em>Crown</em> is to make people view and experience the museum's masterpieces differently. He collaborated with a sharpshooter to<a href="http://wvxu.org/post/shot-art-will-take-milliseconds-monday" target="_blank"> fire bullets through the Schmidlapp Gallery</a> into a brass cube. The bullet's journey was captured using high-speed cameras and edited into an audiovisual experience.</p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 24188 at http://wmub.org Man creates art by firing gun in museum New exhibit of jewelry created by Art Smith http://wmub.org/post/new-exhibit-jewelry-created-art-smith <p>Jane Durrell has a review of the current <a href="http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Art Museum</strong></a> exhibition, <a href="http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/explore/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/details/179-from-the-village-to-vogue-the-modernist-jewelry-of-art-smith"><strong>From the Village to Vogue: The Modernist Jewelry of Art Smith</strong>.</a></p><p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:00:05 +0000 Jane Durrell 24172 at http://wmub.org New exhibit of jewelry created by Art Smith "Rites of Passage" now on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum http://wmub.org/post/rites-passage-now-display-cincinnati-art-museum <p><strong><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Nourse">Elizabeth Nourse</a></strong> was a Mt. Healthy-born painter who spent most of her life and career in France. Jane Durrell has a review of<a href="http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/explore/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibitions/details/178-elizabeth-nourse-rites-of-passage"> <strong>Rites of Passage</strong></a> featuring one of Nourse’s most acclaimed works, <strong>The First Communion</strong>, and the accompanying exhibition of fourteen of her other works, now on display at the <a href="http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/"><strong>Cincinnati Art Museum</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 05:00:25 +0000 Jane Durrell 22385 at http://wmub.org "Rites of Passage" now on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art' http://wmub.org/post/corporeal-texture-new-ways-get-art <p>Many people walk into a contemporary art gallery or museum believing that they are not smart enough to 'get it.' While many contemporary artists do utilize complex theories about art, there are other ways to understand art than theories.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="http://ucdaapconference2014.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">The Corporeal Texture Conference</a></strong> is a graduate student-led conference that will take place on March 1st at the University of Cincinnati. &nbsp;The conference focuses on <strong>how viewers interact with a work of art</strong> on a sensory or bodily level. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The speakers at this conference will discuss the various ways textures and surfaces play in how we view or experience art.</span></p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 21946 at http://wmub.org Corporeal Texture: New ways to 'Get Art'