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April 2018

Saturday, April 21, 2018

40th anniversary show at Spaces offers vital self-portrait of an essential arts institution (photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The new 40th anniversary show at Spaces, the nonprofit West Side gallery originally established in Playhouse Square by artists for artists, is hysterically funny, politically irreverent, aesthetically thrilling at times, and, at times, a muddle that loses its way. In other words, it's a perfect and perfectly honest...more

Link: https://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2018/04/40th_anniversary_show_at_space.html

February 2018

Saturday, February 03, 2018

Artist Julia Christensen reveals Lake Erie's winter magnificence in show at Spaces

Steven Litt, The Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio - Lake Erie gets relatively little attention in winter. In a typically cold season, it turns into a howling white wilderness. Shipping comes to a halt, ice takes over, and the heart of the lake is normally visible only from aircraft or satellites. Occasionally, as...more

Link: http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2018/02/artist_julia_christensen_revea.html#incart_river_home

Friday, February 02, 2018

Art Gallery Show Chronicles Lake Erie's Icy Winter

Elizabeth Miller, Great Lakes Today / Ideastream During the summer, Lake Erie's western basin is full of boaters and tourists, especially near the islands that lie west of Cleveland. But come winter, the lake is empty, still, and sometimes frozen. This is the drive behind Julia Christensen's newest art project, Waiting for...more

Link: http://www.ideastream.org/news/art-gallery-show-chronicles-lake-eries-icy-winter

Thursday, February 01, 2018

JULIA CHRISTENSEN HAS US ALL WAITING FOR A BREAK

Waiting for a Break Julia Christensen January 26 - March 23, 2018 "Ice is complicated," explains Julia Christensen on the blog for her upcoming project Waiting for a Break. With support from LAND studio and SPACES gallery, the Oberlin-based artist and writer is creating a city-wide art project exploring just how complicated ice...more

Link: http://canjournal.org/2017/11/julia-christensen-us-waiting-break/

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Reflections on Belonging and Exile in the Stories of 14 Resettled Refugees

Sarah Rose Sharp / Hyperallergic The focal point of José Carlos Teixeira's exhibition On Exile is a film documenting the stories of refugees living in Cleveland. LISBON - A dark, solemn space is illuminated by two glowing projections in On Exile, a documentary project by Portuguese intermedia artist José Carlos Teixeira, on...more

Link: https://hyperallergic.com/423785/on-exile-jose-carlos-teixeira-museu-de-arte-arquitetura-e-tecnologia/

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