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(City Beat) CAC Announces a New Season of Adventurous Performances

Posted June 16, 2015 in

"You couldn’t ask for a more creatively adventurous, inclusive and progressive performing arts schedule than what the Contemporary Arts Center has planned for its 2015-2016 season. Its mix of dance and movement, conceptual music projects,... read more

(City Beat) Sealed with a "Kiss"

Posted June 10, 2015 in

"How does an artist simultaneously perform the sometimes-contradictory role of curator, sensitively arranging their own artwork within the framework of an institution, while being deliberately transparent about the slipperiness of holding both roles? Chicago-based artist,... read more

(Cincinnati Magazine) Curated Cuisine at the Contemporary Arts Center

Posted June 01, 2015 in

"You know the tide in town is shifting when the new place to see and be seen is the café of a museum. Artfully pierced students, pin-striped politicians, and dapper downtown business owners all rubbed... read more

(Art Info) Cincinnati Hosts Mapplethorpe Symposium 25 Years After Trial

Posted May 27, 2015 in

"In October of 1990, a jury acquitted Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) and its director Dennis Barrie of obscenity charges — the cause, “Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment,” a photography exhibition deemed criminally inappropriate for... read more

(CityBeat) Art: The Perfect Kiss (QQ)

Posted May 26, 2015 in

"American performance and installation artist James Lee Byars (1932-97) based his work around unique objects, shapes, drawings and ephemera, including flirtatious letters to curators, collectors and art world luminaries. In the Contemporary Arts Center’s current... read more

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