The Canyon: 1999-2017
A Shout Within a Storm
The Art of Yoga
September 22 - February 25, 2018
November 17 - April 22, 2018
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Cuisine Art Cocktails: Celebrating Contemporary Cincinnati
Members: $50.00Non-Members: $50.00
Great food and art belong together and Cincinnati certainly enjoys both in abundance. That is why the CAC has enlisted the talents of the city's finest chefs and mixologists to create a coffee-table cookbook unlike any other. “Cuisine Art Cocktails” will serve up 4 cocktails and 26 original recipes, complete with wine pairings, inspired by provocative works of contemporary art created by the best of Cincinnati’s culinary scene. Hardcover, 220 pages. Pub.year: 2016, 12"x9"x1"
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Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibition Poster
Members: $45.00Non-Members: $50.00
This poster is from the original show After the Moment. 25 years ago the Contemporary Arts Center took a brave stand against censorship by fighting for the right to exhibit Robert Mapplethorpe's work. The show was breathtaking. Poster size 24"x32". Glossy, poster paper. Will ship rolled.
The Perfect Moment: Robert Mapplethorpe
Members: $40.50Non-Members: $45.00
This catalog is from the original show After the Moment. Published by ICA Philadelphia/ Janet Kardon. With essays by David Joselit and Kay Larson and a dedication by Patti Smith. Size 9.5 x 0.5 x 11.8 inches. Pub date 1991, Soft cover, 136 pgs.
Mothersbaugh Myopia Tee
Members: $22.50Non-Members: $25.00
Mark Mothersbaugh's Ruby Kustard was reinterpreted and screenprinted by artist Aaron Kent of DIY Printing on a 100% cotton, long, unisex tee.
Myopia: Mark Mothersbaugh
Members: $36.00Non-Members: $40.00
A companion to the traveling exhibition that is currently at the CAC through the end of the year, Mark Mothersbaugh: Myopia. " This richly illustrated catalog positions Mothersbaugh as a pivotal figure in the history of both contemporary art and indie culture". Pub date November 2014, Hardcover, 256 pgs.
Mark Mothersbaugh Beautiful Mutants LE Print
Members: $90.00Non-Members: $100.00
Mark Mothersbaugh Limited Edition Beautiful Mutants Print. Signed and numbered edition of 75. Screen printed by local print house Steam Whistle Letterpress. Size 13x19. Will ship rolled.
Mark Mothersbaugh: Collected Facts & Lies
Members: $16.16Non-Members: $17.95
Mark Mothersbaugh: Collected Facts & Lies postcard set will appeal to fans of street art, music culture, and more. 50 postcards in the set. Product Dimensions: 4.5 x 1.8 x 6.5 inches
Zaha Hadid: Space for Art: Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Members: $35.10Non-Members: $39.00
The official CAC building book capturing the CAC’s first free-standing building designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid. This book includes initial conceptual sketches, dialogue and photos of the finished project. Softcover, 123 pgs.
Green Acres: Artists Farming Fields, Greenhouses and Abandoned Lots
Members: $35.95Non-Members: $39.95
Green Acres discusses related projects by nearly 240 international artists and architects, while its 170 illustrations depict works by 60 different artists. Currently the only book to address this increasingly popular field, Green Acres is incredibly up to date, as it addresses dozens of works included in the 2012 exhibition shown at the CAC, such as Documenta 13, MOCA s land art exhibition and scores of works commissioned specifically for Green Acres. Pub date Sept 2012. Soft cover, 243 pgs.
Members: $26.95Non-Members: $29.95
Coined in 1999, the term ecovention (ecology + invention) describes an artist initiated project that employs an inventive strategy to physically transform an ecosystem. Ecovention juxtaposes ecological facts alongside case studies of projects artists have realized, in tandem with scientists and community members. Active ecovention sites that span the globe, from Australia to Kenya and Italy to the United States are documented in this book. This is a refreshing look into how artistic ideas can be combined with the sciences to create a healthier and more meaningful world! Pub Date June 2002. Soft cover, 153 pgs.
Translocal: Contemporary Miniaturist Practice Out of Pakistan
This catalog explores the method of miniaturist painting as a stylistic foundation of art in Pakistan, by addressing the ability of art forms to adapt to different environments and to exist as a language with universal relevance. Published in conjunction with the CAC exhibition, Realms of Intimacy: Miniaturist Practice from Pakistan. Soft cover, 120 pgs.
Courttney Cooper Shoulder Bag
Members: $31.50Non-Members: $35.00
Cotton canvas bag printed with a detail of Visionaries + Voices artist Courttney Cooper's Cincinnati map drawing.
Patti Smith Canvas Bag
Canvas tote printed with an excerpt from Patti Smith's The Coral Sea. Created to accompany her exhibition at the CAC, Patti Smith: The Coral Sea.
Charley Harper: An Illustrated Life, Limited Edition #3 (Mountain Bluebird print)
Members: $535.50Non-Members: $595.00
LIMITED EDITION 3: With silkscreen print, Mountain Bluebird, 1956 ISBN: 9780978607630 250 numbered copies available Each book signed by Todd Oldham and Charley Harper
Image Machine: Andy Warhol & Photography
Members: $49.50Non-Members: $55.00
The catalog that accompanies the exhibition of the same name, co-organized by The Rose Art Museum and the Contemporary Arts Center. Softcover, 200 pgs.
Members: $53.10Non-Members: $59.00
A comprehensive monograph on the work of California’s most radical sculptor. For his 2011 CAC exhibition, Matthew Monahan combines signature pieces with new sculptural works embracing Zaha Hadid’s architecture and responding to the unusual spatial relationships and perspectives of the venue’s spaces. The publication is the first comprehensive book project of the artist to date. Hardcover, 248 pgs.
The Perfect Kiss (QQ)* Exhibition Catalog
Members: $27.00Non-Members: $30.00
"A book documenting Matt Morris' exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Center with new commissioned writing by prominent art thinkers". This gorgeous softcover book is 90 pages, was published July 2015 and is an edition of 500.
Shark Girl and Belly Button
Members: $16.19Non-Members: $17.99
Cassie Riorden Millard is a Cincinnati artist who has her sculptures all over the country and we are lucky enough to have a piece in our UnMusuem. Children of all ages get to stop by and sit next to shark girl to laugh, reminiscence or just complain about the day! Shark Girl and Belly Button is a story about "Two friends with contrasting personalities that find they have more in common than they first thought". Written by Ms Millard. Pub Date September 2014, Hardcover, 40 pgs.
Metrobot* Woodcut Art, 2015Custom designed & printed by Steam Whistle Letterpress, Newport, KY.Limited Edition of 75 (numbered)6 colors, 18" x 24"100# Uncoated Stock
*26 ft tall Nam June Paik sculpture outside of the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Shipping Note: Ships flat
Glenn Brown Catalog
Members: $35.96Non-Members: $39.95
The work of renowned London-based artist Glenn Brown is on display in this full color catalog. Painting steadily over the last three decades, Brown crafts paintings with an immaculate, almost supernatural level of detail and fluidity.
Read more here: http://www.contemporaryartscenter.org/exhibitions/2016/09/glenn-brown
Published by Des Moines Art Center. Includes an interview between CAC curator Steven Matijcio and Glenn Brown.
Pub. year 2016. Hardcover. Full Color. 128 pgs.
CAC Cuisine Art Cocktails Apron
Members: $13.50Non-Members: $15.00
Full length, cotton, canvas apron printed with signatures from all the chefs features in the cookbook Cuisine Art Cocktails.
A great companion gift to the CAC cookbook!
Reality Turtlebox from Areaware
Part of Harry Allen’s Reality Series, the Box Turtle Box was cast from a turtle that died of natural causes. Its shell opens to reveal a secret compartment for storing small objects.
Made of Resin
Size: 7" x 4.5" x 2.5"
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