Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center
for Contemporary Art
44 E. 6th Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45202

513 345 8400

Robert O'Neal: A Retrospective

Potraiture and documenting Black community in Cincinnati's West End

Starting
05 May
2023

Through
07 October
2023

Exhibition Highlights

Exhibition Details

Featuring more than 30 paintings, alongside drawings, prints, and photo collages, this exhibition is the first museum retrospective to explore the work of Cincinnati-based painter and activist, Robert O’Neal (b. 1940, Covington; d. 2018, Cincinnati). It highlights O’Neal’s longstanding interest in portraiture and documenting Black community life in Cincinnati’s West End.

Curated by

Stephanie Kang, Independent Curator and Assistant Professor, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver.

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