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July 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Four Things To See At Front's Contemporary Art Triennial

The first year of the event is jam-packed with more than 30 exhibitions. Think of this summer as an art scavenger hunt carefully planned by Fred Bidwell. The CEO of Front International has crafted an event that celebrates Cleveland's arts and culture and brings our powerhouse institutions together with more than...more

Link: https://clevelandmagazine.com/entertainment/museums-galleries/articles/four-things-contemporary-art-triennial

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

New Triennial Offers Artists the Canvas of Cleveland

CLEVELAND - The art world loves to flock to exotic locales for shows and fairs. Will it come to Cleveland? Fred Bidwell, a collector and philanthropist here, is betting it will, to the tune of $5 million - his money and that of other donors. "We're at the front line of...more

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/11/arts/design/cleveland-triennial-front-international-contemporary-art.html

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

With New Triennial, Cleveland Hopes to Become the Next Venice

Cleveland wants to be known for more than its craft beers and Cavaliers-especially now that LeBron James is leaving town. This weekend, the Ohio city on the southern banks of Lake Erie will launch a major bid to become the world's next hotbed for contemporary art. Organizers of a sprawling new...more

Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/with-new-triennial-cleveland-hopes-to-become-the-next-venice-1531315388

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Spaces exhibit exploring issues raised by Tamir Rice shooting could be FRONT's emotional centerpiece

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Arabic word associated with the kind of date that comes from a palm tree is tamir. You learn this from Michael Rakowitz, a 44-year-old Chicago-based conceptual artist producing what may become the emotional centerpiece of the first FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, which opens July...more

Link: https://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2018/07/spaces_exhibit_exploring_impac.html

May 2018

Thursday, May 03, 2018

SPACES Executive Director Finds Room to Grow Artistically in Cleveland

The Fold a website that covers issues including arts and culture, wellness, money and politics "for women of an uncertain age and particular attitude," runs an excellent profile of Christina Vassallo, executive director of SPACES galleryin Cleveland.The piece covers a lot of ground, touching on art, activism, leadership, her transition...more

Link: https://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20180503/blogs03/160321/spaces-executive-director-finds-room-grow-artistically-cleveland

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