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July 27, 2013

See Cutting Edge Contemporary Art in Cleveland

by Edna Ishayik for New York Magazine


Edna Ishayik on where to stay, what to eat, what to see, and an oddball day in Cleveland. Here’s what she has to say about Transformer Station:


See what’s on display at the Transformer Station (free admission), a new contemporary-art space that opened in February. Formerly an electricity-converter building, the structure now houses selections from the photography collection of Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell, two former advertising executives, as well as temporary exhibitions curated by the Cleveland Museum of Art. The original brickwork and chains contrast with a new addition made of dark-gray polished concrete, providing an industrial-chic setting for shows like “Excerpts From Silver Meadows,” a dark, jarring photo essay by Todd Hido (through August 23).


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