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(WVXU) "After The Moment" New Exhibit At The Contemporary Arts Center

Posted October 30, 2015 in

"After the Moment: Reflections on Robert Mapplethorpe is the current exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Center which looks back on the 25th anniversary of the controversial exhibit that brought about protests, arrests and lawsuits. CAC Curator... read more

(Cincinnati Magazine) The CAC Remembers Robert Mapplethorpe

Posted October 29, 2015 in

"It’s been 25 years since the Contemporary Arts Center ignited a national debate over artistic freedom and censorship with Robert Mapplethorpe’s The Perfect Moment. The artist’s works and influence, however, remain vital, as evidenced by... read more

(The Washington Post) 25 years later: Cincinnati and the obscenity trial over Mapplethorpe art

Posted October 24, 2015 in

"CINCINNATI — Twenty-five years ago this month, a decision about a few photographs drew the national spotlight to Cincinnati. 'The Perfect Moment,' a collection of 175 Robert Mapplethorpe photographs, had just opened at the city’s Contemporary... read more

(Enquirer) 25 years later: Mapplethorpe in Cincinnati

Posted October 22, 2015 in

"What a moment it was. Twenty-five years ago, the Cincinnati stop of Robert Mapplethorpe's controversial exhibition, 'The Perfect Moment,' triggered a series of events that forever shaped our ideas on art, pornography and freedom of expression. A... read more

(SPIN) Jens Lekman Wants to Write a Song About Your Story

Posted October 22, 2015 in

" Weekly postcard writer Jens Lekman is working on a new project called “Ghostwriting” with the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center in Ohio. He’s asking strangers to tell him their stories and he’ll write a song about... read more

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