Posts Tagged ‘CAC’

WTF! ArtsWave Awards Shepard Fairey: Cincinnati Official Laughing Stock in the Art World

There is nothing….absolutely nothing left in this city of Cincinnati to surprise me. While the rest of the world watches Shephard Fairey as he faces prison time for tampering with evidence and lying about stealing the work of another artist, Cincinnati’s art world will award him with a prize for “outstanding achievements in the arts.” [...]

Shepard Fairey Faces Prison while Cincinnati Still Faces His Murals

Back in April of 2009, I asked if the Contemporary Art Center was on the wrong side of art by promoting Shepard Fairey throughout Greater Cincinnati and choosing to neglect his problems of “lifting” other’s work. Now it is being reported that Shepard Fairey, the Los Angeles artist who created the “Hope” poster for Barack [...]

Now, Will We See Artists’ Grants?

After years of marketing the arts throughout Greater Cincinnati, ArtsWave has unveiled what appears to be the greatest self-congratulatory advertising package called ARTeries (by the way, a much better name than ArtsWave…I think it may be original too!) This video celebrates the redevelopment efforts of Over the Rhine into an integrated arts neighborhood that began [...]