Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202
513 345 8400
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(UrbanCincy) Erwin Redl Cincinnati Swing Installation Brings CAC’s Lobby To Life
The Contemporary Arts Center undertook a $1.1 million lobby renovation last year. Since reopening, the dramatic lobby space, originally designed...
(The Art Newspaper) Do Ho Suh: The Fabric of Life
The Korean-born artist Do Ho Suh has made moving around the world—from Seoul to New York and now London—his life’s...
(Anna Wu Photography) After The Moment | My Photograph at the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
"Twenty-five years ago, the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati exhibited Robert Mapplethorpe’s The Perfect Moment and was immediately met with...
(AEQAI) Perfect Mess: After the Moment
"Robert Mapplethorpe was an aesthete’s aesthete, trying with each photograph he took to capture a kind of formal blissfulness that...
(AEQAI) Past Perfect: Mapplethorpe + 25
"It was a pretty perfect moment. For one evening and the whole day following, FotoFocus and the Contemporary Arts Center...
(AEQAI) Review of Celant Lecture at Opening of FotoFocus
"I’d like to talk a little bit about Celant’s lecture on Mapplethorpe , the man and the exhibition; he spoke...
(AEQAI) NSFW: Notes on Mapplethorpe in the 21st Century
"There are the obvious questions about Robert Mapplethorpe’s polarizing 1990 exhibit at the CAC, which, along with a more traditional...
(The Art Newspaper) A question of censorship: 25 years after the Mapplethorpe trial
"A storm of controversy broke out in the US in 1990 over a travelling retrospective of the work of photographer...
(Enquirer) Mapplethorpe Returns to Cincinnati
"After the Moment opens 25 years after the Cincinnati stop of the late photographer’s controversial exhibition triggered events that...
(Columbus Alive!) Arts Preview: After the Moment
"Twenty-five years after the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati became the first and only museum to be charged with obscenity...
(WVXU) "After The Moment" New Exhibit At The Contemporary Arts Center
"After the Moment: Reflections on Robert Mapplethorpe is the current exhibit at the Contemporary Arts Center which looks back on...
(Broadway World) Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibit Opens 11/6 at Contemporary Arts Center
"After the Moment: Reflections on Robert Mapplethorpe is a special exhibition marking the 25th anniversary of the Contemporary Art Center's...