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“I Sing the Body’’ surveys photographic interpretation of the human form

July 15, 2019


Amber N. Ford, “Down By The River,” 2017
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CLEVELAND, Ohio – The human body is an artistic subject that never gets old, and never fails to inspire. It has been at the center of artistic tradition since the Renaissance, if not since the cave paintings of Lascaux.

 

As a new photography exhibition at the Transformer Station gallery in Ohio City demonstrates, contemporary photographers are using the body to explore everything from hot-button issues of race, gender and religion, to aspects of artistic form made possible by the digital revolution…. click to read the full article.



Popular Summer Music Series Returns July 10

June 27, 2019


The Cleveland Museum of Art Presents City Stages

Photo by: Scott Shaw Photography

 

Cleveland (June 11, 2019)–The Cleveland Museum of Art’s City Stages returns for a series of summer block parties in front of Transformer Station on three Wednesday evenings in July at 7:30 p.m. City Stages is the museum’s acclaimed global music series that brings international artists to this neighborhood stage. For more information visit cma.org/citystages.

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Transformer Station Featured in London Times

May 16, 2019


Founder Fred Bidwell is featured in the London Times.
To read the article, download the full PDF here: 05-16-19 The Times



Raúl de Nieves in Artnet News

April 15, 2019


‘Happiness and Sadness All in One Place’: See How Artist Raúl de Nieves Constructs His Colorful, Intimate Environments

 

As part of a collaboration with Art21, hear news-making artists describe their inspirations in their own words.

Production still from the Art21 “New York Close Up” film, “Raúl de Nieves is an American Artist.” © Art21, Inc. 2017.

 

artnet News, March 21, 2019

 

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City Stages: July 25, 2018, 7:30 pm

July 1, 2018


City Stages: July 25, 7:30 pm

City Stages with Orquesta el Macabeo

 

One of the great sensations of the current Puerto Rican salsa scene, Orquesta el Macabeo recovers the island’s salsa tradition and updates it with new ideas and energy. Their plan: to revive and reinvigorate the true heavy sound of “salsa gorda.”

 

Nearby FRONT Exhibition Venues open until 9 pm

  • The Transformer Station
  • SPACES Gallery
  • St. John’s Church

 

In collaboration with Cleveland Museum of Art, this FRONT/CMA City Stages will be the third of six outdoor global music concerts in neighborhoods close to FRONT exhibitions and installations happening throughout the summer. Learn more about City Stages.

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