FRONT Triennial Art Exhibition (Cleveland, Oberlin, and Akron, Ohio)

FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art is an exhibition consisting of artist commissions, performances, films, and public programs that launched its inaugural edition in July 2018. An American City: Eleven Cultural Exercises, features collaborations with museums, civic institutions, and alternative spaces across Cleveland, Akron, and Oberlin.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland (on the National Register of Historic Places) featured an installation by New York-based artist Philip Vanderhyden in the Bank’s historic main lobby.

The FRONT exhibit ran from July 14 to December 6, 2018 at the Cleveland Fed.

See below for photos, a time lapse video of the installation of Philip Vanderhyden’s Volatility Smile, links to interviews with Vanderhyden, and links to selected news coverage of the FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art.

Video: On the FRONT Lines: Art in an American City (The City Club of Cleveland)
Philip Vanderhyden and other FRONT artists discuss their installations.

New Triennial Offers Artists the Canvas of Cleveland (The New York Times)

Works by Over 100 Contemporary Artists Take Over Cleveland(Smithsonian Magazine)

Video: FRBC interview with Vanderhyden

 
Artist Philip Vanderhyden talks with members of the international art media about his work, Volatility Smile 3, installed in the Cleveland Fed’s historic lobby. Artist Philip Vanderhyden talks with members of the international art media about his work, Volatility Smile 3, installed in the Cleveland Fed’s historic lobby.
Artist Philip Vanderhyden talks with members of the international art media about his work, Volatility Smile 3, installed in the Cleveland Fed’s historic lobby.