FRONT INTERNATIONAL RECEIVES SUPPORT FOR AKRON ART MUSEUM EXHIBITION, PUBLIC SPACE FOR DANCE $100,000 Knight Arts Challenge Akron Award Will Support an Exhibition at the Akron Art Museum and a Commission for a Public Space for Dance by the Stockholm-based Studio Dansbana! to Premier at FRONT 2021 Download Press Release as a PDF […]
Co-Artistic Directors Prem and Tina share their late summer reading list. It’s never too late to start another book. Abdelrahman Munif, Cities of Salt Banned in several Middle Eastern countries, this novel records the encounter between Americans and Arabs in an unnamed Gulf emirate in the 1930s. As oil exploration begins, the destruction of […]
The eighth edition of the Expo Chicago art fair, which runs from September 19 through 22, will feature some 135 galleries from 24 countries at the Navy Pier Festival Hall. Click here for the full list of exhibitors.
“Native Clevelanders, like myself, are used to national derision, enduring myriad “mistake on the lake” jokes. So, it was clearly evident to us that FRONT founder Fred Bidwell and artistic director Michelle Grabner intended to turn those Rust Belt associations around.” Check out the full article from the March/April 2019 volume of Sculpture Magazine! Download […]
It’s clear: We need space for new narratives. But how far will we get if the space-making rests in the hands of the colonizers?
Own a piece of history FRONT is pleased to release a spectacular limited edition Print Portfolio of the mural designs for Canvas City, 2018. The Canvas City limited edition print portfolio is a set of six screenprints based on original mural proposals for An American City. These limited editions were commissioned especially for the inaugural […]
THEME SONG FOR CLEVELAND AND AKRON by Jonn Herschend and Silas Hite Because Cleveland can’t have too many theme songs…The “Theme Song for Cleveland and Akron” was commissioned by FRONT International for the 2018 Cleveland Triennial. Made in collaboration with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the citizens of Northeast Ohio, the lyrics were […]