By foregoing its biennial this year, the Cincinnati-based nonprofit will be able to provide $800,000 in unrestricted grants to its more than 100 participants and collaborators.
At a Fotofocus symposium, curators, panelists, and artists leapt into the fray of the medium’s existential crisis, rather than just celebrating aesthetics or art history.
CINCINNATI, Ohio — The doors at the top of the gallery steps swing open with a crash. The touring Broadway show is over at the adjacent performing arts hall, and the matinee crowds pour into the Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery, a massive glass box situated on a busy street corner in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. They’re in a hurry, these Blue Man Group faithful, heading to nearby garages, but many stop for photos and others stay and linger over Taint, a sprawling exhibition by artist Anthony Luensman featuring large-scale sculpture, photography, and video spread over the gallery’s two floors.