August 23, 2013
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Spotted in the ladies’ room in the almost completely empty Tower Place Mall in downtown Cincinnati. True dat, anyone? Actually, we could probably all use a bit more swag.
We’re pleased to announce that we’re having a sale on all in-stock items in the
VisuaLingual Etsy shop! Now through 7 Aug, enter discount code AUGUST2013 when checking out for 25% off your purchase!
August 5, 2013
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Helena Always Hooked the Big Ones by Sara Pearce
I first became aware of
Sara Pearce when she was the art critic for the Cincinnati Enquirer, and I learned a lot about the local arts scene from reading her articles and blog every week. When she left the paper, she started pursuing her own artistic practice, which I might sum up as cheeky, collage-based Victoriana.
ArtWorks‘ Queen City Art Racks is Currents by Claire Darley and Rebecca Seeman, located on the edge of Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati, right in front of Fifth Third Bank.
: today is the last day to enter to win some VisuaLingual: Putting the Fun in Function VL swag!
: some love for our Flutter Picks – Kits Backyard Habitat Seed Bomb Kit.
: interesting-sounding and free event in Covington on Thursday. Big Talk, Small Talk: A Symposium on Pop-Up Shops and Urban Vitality
: the answer is that no one really knows yet but, yes, this seemingly cursed Modern building in downtown Cincinnati has just changed hands. Former Terrace Plaza Hotel Sold, What’s Next?
: an in-depth look at the new wayfinding system designed by New Work: NYC Wayfinding Pentagram.
: “a fascinating look at the myth that cultures have an underlying “true” core which should be protected from change.” Travel as Cultural Perversion
: warning: this game can be addictive. GeoGuessr — Let’s Explore the World
I spotted the Olde Brooklyn LED Lantern at the Olde Artisanal CVSeria in downtown Cincinnati. Maybe I should start a new blog category called
Things That Make You Go Hmm…
: more public art for downtown and Over-the-Rhine! Metro and ArtWorks to Turn Bus Shelters into Art
: crazy drama; Detroit’s emergency manager attempted to seize the permanent collection at the One Small Step for Detroit, One Giant Leap for Museum Ethics (Maybe) Detroit Institute of Arts to pay off the city’s debt.
: “Around the globe, there’s a shared, growing worry about economic forces driving working-class people out of urban centers.” Embrace the Worldwide Movement Against Gentrification
: The Giant Rubber Ducky Is Migrating to Pittsburgh by Florentijn Hofman will make its US debut in September. Rubber Duck
: a super-cool and mysterious old sign in Manhattan. St. Regis Cab Call
: Jersey City can’t seem to leave an icon alone. Colgate Clock in Jersey City to Get Torn Down, Upgrades
: in Brooklyn, life imitates Hip Williamsburg Trendsetters Invent ‘Movie Theaters’ The Onion…
This seems to be turning into a regular feature, as there’s been no shortage of WTFuckery lately. The Rensler’s tile downtown is the latest victim in an ongoing conspiracy against Cincinnati ghost signage [see also
this and this].
Jonathan Queen worked with a team of ArtWorks apprentices on the creation of a photorealistic mural entitled , located on the side of Kroger HQ on Central Parkway in downtown Cincinnati. Fresh Harvest