Mar 30
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Jun 17
Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors and 6 Scenes from...

Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors and 6 Scenes from...

Presented by Cincinnati Art Museum at Cincinnati Art Museum

Ragnar Kjartansson is an internationally recognized artist known for deeply affecting works that encompass performance, sound, video, painting, and drawing. Kjartansson represented his native Iceland at the 2009 Venice Biennale, and has presented performances and installations at prestigious institutions on several continents.

In the artist’s masterful multi-channel video installation, The Visitors, eight musicians stationed in far-flung rooms of a faded manor house perform one wistful, repeated phrase. Slowly, their solitary refrains weave into a collective song, touching the common bonds of yearning, heartbreak, and solace.

On loan from the Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Graham Gund.

Generously supported by the Marnick Foundation

Admission Info

Free Admission

Phone: 513-721-2787

Email: information@cincyart.org

Dates & Times

2018/03/30 - 2018/06/17

Location Info

Cincinnati Art Museum

953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Parking Info

Parking: FREE. Bike Racks are available outside the Main Entrance of the Art Museum. Hook up to one of our Marcel Duchamp-inspired racks during your visit! Accessible Parking is available in our north parking lot, just past the main visitor parking lot and entrance. Wheelchair + Stroller Entry is available via our DeWitt Entrance, on the east side of the museum, near the accessible parking. Access to the Mary R. Schiff Library + Archives is available via our Castellini Foundation Entrance, just to the right of the main entrance on the west side of the building.

Accessibility Info

Service Animals are welcome in the Art Museum. Please check in with the security guard in the front lobby or at the DeWitt entrance upon arrival.

Tours may be conducted in English, French, Spanish, or German. Foreign language speaking tours must be scheduled at least one month in advance. Please call the Tour Coordinator at (513) 639.2975 for more information.